BUICK LESABRE 1981: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

Make : BUICK Model : LESABRE Year : 1981
Build Dates : 1980-08-01 - 1980-08-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 81V037000
Date Owner's Notified: 1981-04-06 Date Received by ODI: 1981-03-23 Date Added to Database: 1981-04-08
Manufacturers Involved: General Motors LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
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Component: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 93
Summary:
      THE POWER BRAKE VACUUM HOSES MAY FAIL TO CONFORM TO FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 106, "BRAKE HOSES". THE MATERIAL USED IN THE HOSES WILL NOT PERFORM ACCORDING TO SPECIFICATIONS. THE PURPOSE OF THIS REGULATION IS STATED AS, "TO REDUCE DEATH AND INJURIES OCCURRING AS A RESULT OF BRAKE SYSTEM FAILURE FROM PRESSURE OR VACUUM LOSS DUE TO HOSE ASSEMBLY RUPTURE".
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      THE VACUUM PUMP INLET AND OUTLET HOSES WILL BE REPLACED FREE OF CHARGE.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: 571 Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 106
Notes:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 307 CID V-8 ENGINES.SYSTEM: SERVICE BRAKES; BRAKE HOSES.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: LOSS OF PRESSURE OR VACUUM MAY DEGRADE BRAKEPERFORMANCE AND RESULT IN INCREASED STOPPING DISTANCE. LOSS OF BRAKES MAY ALSOOCCUR IF HOSES FAIL. EITHER CONDITION MAY RESULT IN AN ACCIDENT.