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Recall List for the 2003 Pontiac Vibe

Official recall notices have been issued for the 2003 Pontiac Vibe by the NHTSA. The complete details of all recalls are listed below, along with what they cover and the recommended solutions. It's important to note that most recalls won't cost you anything to get fixed, so if your car is affected you should call an authorized Pontiac service shop immediately!

  1. 2003 Pontiac Vibe VISIBILITY:GLASS, SIDE/REAR NHTSA Campaign #08V162000

    • Date Announced: APRIL 10, 2008
    • Vehicles Affected: 662,178

    Summary: Toyota is recalling 662,178 MY 2003-2004 corolla, corolla matrix and Pontiac Vibe vehicles equipped with power windows. The driver and front passenger door glass bolts may loosen and come off, causing the door glass to separate from the window regulator. Due to the components becoming loose and possibly rattling, an abnormal noise may be heard from the driver and /or front passenger door when operating the power windows.

    Consequence: The door glass may separate from the window regulator, bind and shatter during operation of the power windows, causing driver distraction and/or injury.

    Actions: Dealers will replace the driver and front passenger door glass bolts with newly designed bolts free of charge. The recall began on April 16, 2008 to Toyota owners. The recall began on May 21, 2008, for Pontiac owners. Owners may contact Toyota at 1-888-270-9371 or Pontiac at 1-800-620-7668. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #08V162000 »

  2. 2003 Pontiac Vibe POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY NHTSA Campaign #02V074002

    • Date Announced: MARCH 11, 2002
    • Vehicles Affected: 2,701

    Summary: On certain two-wheel drive (2wd) passenger vehicles, it is possible for the bolts that join the rear brake and hub assembly to the rear axle carrier to be loose due to insufficient tightening during the assembly process.

    Consequence: If the vehicle is operated in this condition, one or more of the four bolts could come loose, causing an abnormal noise from the rear axle area. In the event that all four bolts loosen completely, separation of the rear brake and hub assembly from the rear axle carrier could occur, which could lead to a loss of vehicle control.

    Actions: Dealers will properly tighten the bolts. Owner notification began March 12, 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 Pontiac at 1-800-762-2737. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #02V074002 »

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