NHTSA Defect Investigations for the 1980 Chevrolet Chevette

The Office of Defects Investigations (ODI) is an office within the NHTSA which investigates serious safety problems in the design, construction or performance of vehicles. The NHTSA is authorized to order manufacturers to recall and repair vehicles, if the ODI finds a safety issue. NHTSA investigations for the 1980 Chevrolet Chevette, both ongoing and closed, are listed below:

  1. INVESTIGATION: CRANKSHAFT PULLEY BOLT

    NHTSA #EA85018

    Status:
    CLOSED

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  2. INVESTIGATION: CRANKSHAFT PULLEY BOLT BREAKS

    NHTSA #DP85002

    Status:
    CLOSED

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  3. INVESTIGATION: SHIFTER FAILURE

    NHTSA #PE88023

    Status:
    RECALLED

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  4. INVESTIGATION: BRAKE FAILURE

    NHTSA #EA86033

    Status:
    CLOSED

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  5. INVESTIGATION: BRAKE FAILURE/FIREWALL

    NHTSA #PE86057

    Status:
    CLOSED

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  6. INVESTIGATION: BRAKE PROBLEMS

    NHTSA #DP85012

    Status:
    CLOSED

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  7. INVESTIGATION: CARBURETOR PLUG POPS OUT

    NHTSA #EA83004

    Status:
    RECALLED

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