BUICK LESABRE 1992: PARKING BRAKE:CONVENTIONAL:MECHANICAL

Make : BUICK Model : LESABRE Year : 1992
Build Dates : 1991-04-01 - 1991-05-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 91V167000
Date Owner's Notified: 1991-10-08 Date Received by ODI: 1991-09-23 Date Added to Database: 1991-09-25
Manufacturers Involved: General Motors LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: PARKING BRAKE:CONVENTIONAL:MECHANICAL
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 20765
Summary:
      WHEN APPLIED, THE PARKING BRAKE LEVER ASSEMBLY MAY RELEASE ONE OR MORE TEETH, REDUCING THE CABLE LOAD TO THE REAR BRAKES.
Consequence:
      DEPENDING ON THE EXTENT OF THE LEVER RELEASE AND ROADLEVEL. THE PARKING BRAKE MAY NOT HOLD THE VEHICLE, ALLOWING IT TO ROLL, WHICHCOULD RESULT IN AN ACCIDENT. VEHICLE DOES NOT COMPLY WITH FMVSS 105.
Remedy:
      REPLACE PARKING BRAKE LEVER ASSEMBLY.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: 571 Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 105
Notes:
      SYSTEM: BRAKES; FMVSS 105.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS.