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Buick Recall 04052: GM/FMVSS 108/Headlamp Bulbs

1999 Buick Century

Less illumination may reduce the ability of the driver to read overhead signs when driving at night.

Exterior Lighting — Headlights

Summary
Certain passenger vehicles do not conform to the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard no. 108, "lamps, reflective devices, and associated equipment." Some of these vehicles do not meet the overhead sign illumination requirements.
Actions
Dealers will install new low beam headlamp bulbs in both of the headlamp assemblies. The recall began on September 8, 2004. Owners should contact Buick at 1-866-608-8080. Note: If the bulb needs replacement in the future, GM bulb number 89024715 is available from a dealer, or the equivalent sylvania bulb is 9006hp, with orange lettering on the bulb.
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Date Announced
AUG 10, 2004
Vehicles Affected
199,793
Buick Recall #
04052
NHTSA Campaign #
04V375000
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