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2006 Buick Lucerne
4 Recalls & Safety Reports
Recall List for the 2006 Buick Lucerne
Official recalls have been issued for the 2006 Buick Lucerne 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.
2006 Buick Lucerne ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION NHTSA Campaign #14V355000
Summary: This defect can affect the safe operation of the airbag system. Until this recall is performed, customers should remove all items from their key rings, leaving only the ignition key. The key fob (if applicable), should also be removed from the key ring. General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain model year 2005-2009 Buick LaCrosse, 2006-2011 Buick Lucerne, 2000-2005 Cadillac DeVille, 2006-2011 Cadillac DTS, 2006-2014 Chevrolet Impala, and 2006-2007 Chevrolet Monte Carlo vehicles. In the affected vehicles, the weight on the key ring and road conditions or some other jarring event may cause the ignition switch to move out of the run position, turning off the engine.
Consequence: If the key is not in the run position, the air bags may not deploy if the vehicle is involved in a crash, increasing the risk of injury. Additionally, a key knocked out of the run position will cause loss of engine power, power steering, and power braking, increasing the risk of a vehicle crash.
Actions: GM will notify owners, and dealers will install two key rings and an insert in the key slot or a cover over the key head on all ignition keys, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact General Motors customer service at 1-800-521-7300 (Buick), 1-800-458-8006 (Cadillac), and 1-800-222-1020 (Chevrolet). GM's number for this recall is 14299. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #14V355000 »
2006 Buick Lucerne ELECTRICAL SYSTEM NHTSA Campaign #10V240000
Summary: GM is recalling certain model year 2006-2009 Buick, Lucerne; Cadillac dts; Hummer H2; model year 2008-2009 Buick enclave; Cadillac cts; model year 2007-2009 Cadillac escalade, escalade esv, escalade ext; Chevrolet Avalanche, Silverado, Suburban, Tahoe; GMC acadia, Sierra, Yukon, Yukon XL; Saturn outlook; and model year 2009 Chevrolet traverse vehicles equipped with a heated washer fluid system (hwfs). A recall was implemented in 2008 to add a fuse to the control circuit harness to address the potential consequences of a printed circuit board (pcb) electrical short. However, there have been new reports of thermal incidents on hwfs modules after this improvement was installed. These incidents resulted from a new failure mode attributed to the device's thermal protection feature. The significance varies from minor distortion to considerable melting of the plastic around the hwfs fluid chamber.
Consequence: It is possible for the heated washer module to ignite and a fire may occur.
Actions: Dealers will permanently disable and remove the heated washer fluid module. An updated page for the owner manual will be provided and inserted in the owner manual to document that the feature has been permanently disabled and removed from the vehicle. The safety recall began on June 11, 2010. Owners may contact Buick at 1-866-608-8080, Cadillac at 1-866-982-2339, Chevrolet at 1-800-630-2438, Saturn at 1-800-972-8876, GMC at 1-866-996-9463 and Hummer at 1-800-732-5493 or at the owner center at www.gmownercenter.com. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #10V240000 »
2006 Buick Lucerne ELECTRICAL SYSTEM NHTSA Campaign #08V441000
Summary: GM is recalling 857,735 MY 2006-2008 Buick Lucerne; Cadillac dts; Hummer H2; MY 2007-2008 Cadillac escalade, escalade esv, escalade ext; Chevrolet Avalanche, Silverado, Suburban, Tahoe; GMC acadia, Sierra, Yukon, Yukon XL, Saturn outlook; and MY 2008 Buick enclave vehicles equipped with a heated wiper washer fluid system. A short circuit on the printed circuit board for the washer fluid heater may overheat the control-circuit ground wire.
Consequence: This may cause other electrical features to malfunction, create an odor, or cause smoke increasing the risk of a fire.
Actions: Dealers will install a wire harness with an in-line fuse free of charge. The recall began on September 12, 2008. Owners may contact Buick at 1-866-608-8080; Cadillac at 1-800-982-2339 or www.Cadillac.com; Chevrolet at 1-800-630-2438; Saturn at 1-800-972-8876 or www.Saturn.com, GMC at 1-866-996-9436; or Hummer at 1-800-732-5493; or through their website at www.gmownercenter.com>www.gmownercenter.com. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #08V441000 »
2006 Buick Lucerne STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST:HOSE, PIPING, AND CONNECTIONS NHTSA Campaign #06V105000
Summary: On certain vehicles equipped with a V8 engine, the power steering hose connectors may have been inadequately crimped which could result in a fluid leak.
Consequence: If this were to occur, power steering assist may be lost and increased steering effort would be required at low speeds. Also, if the power steering fluid were to contact hot engine parts, an engine compartment fire could occur.
Actions: Dealers will replace the power steering gear inlet hose. The recall began on March 29, 2006. Owners may contact Buick at 1-866-608-8080 or Cadillac at 1-866-982-2339. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #06V105000 »