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Recall List for the 2002 Buick LeSabre

Official recalls have been issued for the 2002 Buick LeSabre by the NHTSA. The complete details of all recalls are listed below, along with what they cover and the recommended solutions.

Recalls don't cost you anything to get fixed, but most are time-limited, so if your car is affected you should call your local Buick service department immediately!

If you have questions about a recall, write down your VIN & then call Buick customer service.

  1. 2002 Buick LeSabre AIR BAGS:FRONTAL NHTSA Campaign #02V222000

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 09, 2002
    • Vehicles Affected: 133,221

    Summary: Certain passenger, mini vans, and sport utility vehicles have an air bag inflator on the driver's side that could fracture at a weld during a deployment.

    Consequence: Pieces of the inflator could strike and injure vehicle occupants and the air bag cushion would not inflate fully, reducing the capability of the bag to protect the driver.

    Actions: Dealers will inspect, and replace, if necessary, the air bag module assembly on the driver's side. Owner notification began August 15, 2002. Owners who take their vehicles to an authorized dealer on an agreed upon service date and do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Buick at 1-800-521-7300, Cadillac at 1-800-458-8006, Chevrolet at 1-800-222-1020, GMC at 1-800-462-8782, Oldsmobile at 1-800-442-6537, or Pontiac at 1-800-762-2737. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #02V222000 »

  2. 2002 Buick LeSabre STEERING:GEAR BOX (OTHER THAN RACK AND PINION) NHTSA Campaign #02V067000

    • Date Announced: MARCH 06, 2002
    • Vehicles Affected: 249

    Summary: Certain passenger vehicles were built with missing or under-torqued steering gear attachment bolts. If a bolt is missing, the driver may notice uneven steering response or unusual noises during turns.

    Consequence: If the left bolt is missing and the right mounting strap fails, steering control is lost and a vehicle crash could result.

    Actions: Dealers will inspect the vehicles for presence and proper torque of both steering gear bolts. Owner notification began April 5, 2002. Owners who take their vehicles to an authorized dealer on an agreed upon service date and do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Buick at 1-800-521-7300 or Cadillac at 1-800-458-8006. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #02V067000 »

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