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NHTSA — Latches/Locks/Linkages Problems


fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
12,000 miles

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2002 Oldsmobile Silhouette accessories - exterior problems

accessories - exterior problem

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2002 Oldsmobile Silhouette Owner Comments

problem #1

Aug 012012


  • 12,000 miles


The contact owns a 2002 Oldsmobile Silhouette. The contact stated that the sliding doors on both the driver and passenger side failed to unlock. The doors also failed to unlock via the manual override function. The failure prevented the passengers from exiting the vehicle. The failure occurred on several occasions. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The failure mileage was 120,000.

- Fort Myers, FL, USA

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