Buick Recall : Electrical System:Wiring:Harness:Rear Compartment

1986 Buick Century

Electrical System — Wiring — Rear Compartment/Trunk

An incorrectly indexed wiring harness may cause the center high mounted stop lamp to remain illuminated when the headlights or parking lamps are on. FMVSS 108 lamps, reflective devices and associated equipment requires that this stop lamp be lighted only when the brakes are applied. Also, the opera lamps may come on when the brakes are applied. Consequence of defect: The center high mounted stop lamp provides additional warning that the vehicle is slowing or stopping. If this lamp malfunctions, it may contribute to a rear end accident.
Correctly index wiring harness terminals.
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Date Announced
MAY 13, 1986
Vehicles Affected
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