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Recall List for the 1997 Buick Park Avenue

Official recalls have been issued for the 1997 Buick Park Avenue 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. 1997 Buick Park Avenue SEAT BELTS:FRONT:WEBBING NHTSA Campaign #00V117000

    • Date Announced: APRIL 18, 2000
    • Vehicles Affected: 77,952

    Summary: Vehicle description: Passenger vehicles. Some of these vehicles have front seat shoulder belts that may twist, allowing the webbing to become jammed in the retractor.

    Consequence: When the shoulder belt webbing becomes jammed in the retractor, the belt may be unusable.

    Actions: Dealers will inspect for the presence of updated front shoulder belt bezels and where necessary, install new front seat shoulder belt opening bezel kits. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #00V117000 »

  2. 1997 Buick Park Avenue SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK NHTSA Campaign #97V064000

    • Date Announced: APRIL 28, 1997
    • Vehicles Affected: 156,910

    Summary: The electronic brake control module or the electronic brake and traction control module can cause the antilock brake system (ABS) to cycle during a non-ABS brake application.

    Consequence: This condition can result in an increase in vehicle stopping distance increasing the risk of a vehicle crash.

    Actions: Dealers will replace the electronic brake control module or the electronic brake and traction control module. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #97V064000 »

  3. 1997 Buick Park Avenue SEATS:MID/REAR ASSEMBLY NHTSA Campaign #97V036000

    • Date Announced: MARCH 11, 1997
    • Vehicles Affected: 20,959

    Summary: These vehicles were assembled with center rear seat belt anchor bolts not properly installed. This does not meet the requirements of FMVSS no. 210, "seat belt assembly anchorages."

    Consequence: In the event of a vehicle crash, the seat belt system would not withstand the required load and injury to the seat occupant could occur.

    Actions: Dealers will tighten the center rear seat belt anchor bolts to specification. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #97V036000 »

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