BUICK SKYLARK 1980: EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TURN SIGNAL:FLASHER UNIT

Make : BUICK Model : SKYLARK Year : 1980
Build Dates : 1979-01-01 - 1979-05-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 79V234000
Date Owner's Notified: 1979-10-24 Date Received by ODI: 1979-10-23 Date Added to Database: 1979-12-13
Manufacturers Involved: General Motors LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TURN SIGNAL:FLASHER UNIT
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 236
Summary:
      THE TURN SIGNAL FLASHER UNIT INSTALLED ON THE INVOLVED VEHICLES FAILS TO CONFORM TO FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, "LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT". THIS INCORRECT UNIT CAUSES THE FLASH RATE TO BE TOO FAST OR RENDERS INOPERATIVE THE FEATURE WHICH CAUSES THE TURN SIGNAL INDICATOR LIGHT"S" IN THE INSTRUMENT PANEL TO REMAIN LIT IF ONE OF ONE OR MORE OF THE TURN SIGNAL LIGHTS HAS FAILED.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      DEALER WILL INSTALL THE CORRECT FLASHER UNIT WITHOUT CHARGE TO OWNER.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: 571 Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 108
Notes:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES.SYSTEM: LIGHTING AND COMMUNICATIONS; FLASHER, TURN SIGNALS.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: INOPERATIVE OR MALFUNCTIONING TURN SIGNAL CREATES ANUNSAFE CONDITION THAT COULD LEAD TO A VEHICLE ACCIDENT.