BUICK LESABRE 2000: EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS

Make : BUICK Model : LESABRE Year : 2000
Build Dates : 1998-09-01 - 1999-06-30
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 99V355000
Date Owner's Notified: 2000-09-14 Date Received by ODI: 1999-12-17 Date Added to Database: 2000-01-10
Manufacturers Involved: General Motors LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 99062
Component: EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 35725
Summary:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THESE VEHICLES DO NOT CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 108, "LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT." THE HEAD LAMP ADJUSTMENT DEVICE HORIZONTAL ADJUSTER MAY NOT MOVE THE HEAD LAMP REFLECTOR WHEN THE SHAFT IS ROTATED IN A NORMAL MANNER DURING AIMING.
Consequence:
      DRIVER VISIBILITY MAY BE IMPAIRED INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy:
      AN INSERT CONTAINING INSTRUCTIONS FOR OPTICALLY AIMING THE HEADLAMPS WILL BE PROVIDED TO OWNERS FOR THE OWNER'S MANUAL. OWNERS SHOULD FOLLOW THE PROCEDURE IN THE INSERT FOR HEADLAMP AIM ADJUSTMENT, RATHER THAN USING THE HORIZONTAL VHAD INDICATOR.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: 571 Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 108
Notes:
      GM RECALL NO. 99062.OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN SEPTEMBER 14, 2000. OWNERS WHO DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE INSERT AND INSTRUCTIONS WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT BUICK AT 1-800-521-7300. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT '1-888-327-4236'.