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Buick Recall 99033: GM/ABS Motor Short

1999 Buick Century

This short can cause extreme heating of the flexible brake pipe where it can melt a nearby flexible plastic fuel hose, which could result in an underhood fire.

Service Brakes, Hydraulic — Antilock

Summary
Some of these vehicles with the key in the "on" position, exhibit a condition in which the antilock brake system (ABS) motor shorts to its case and grounds through a flexible brake fluid pipe.
Actions
Dealers will install a ground cable from the electronic brake control module (ebcm) to the engine compartment body rail.
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Date Announced
JUL 09, 1999
Vehicles Affected
168,559
Buick Recall #
99033
NHTSA Campaign #
99V170000
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