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1996 Pontiac Sunfire

10 Recalls & Safety Reports

Recall List for the 1996 Pontiac Sunfire

Official recalls have been issued for the 1996 Pontiac Sunfire by the NHTSA. The complete details of all recalls are listed below, along with what they cover and the recommended solutions.

Recalls don't cost you anything to get fixed, but most are time-limited, so if your car is affected you should call your local Pontiac service department immediately!

If you have questions about a recall, write down your VIN & then call Pontiac customer service.

  1. RECALL: Intermediate Steering Shaft/Loss Of Steering

    If the weld fails, loss of steering could result, possibly resulting in a vehicle crash. Read more »

    Date Announced
    OCT 17, 2008
    Vehicles Affected
    3,855
  2. RECALL: Aftermarket Fuel Pump Modules

    A stalled vehicle can increase the risk of a vehicle crash. A fuel leak can result in a fire. Read more »

    Date Announced
    FEB 26, 2007
    Vehicles Affected
    3,124
  3. RECALL: FMVSS 108/Amber Side Reflex Reflectors

    Without the amber reflectors, the vehicle will be poorly illuminated, possibly resulting in a vehicle crash without warning. Read more »

    Date Announced
    MAR 23, 2006
    Vehicles Affected
    61,944
  4. RECALL: GM/Power Steering Assembly

    If this occurs, the pinion shaft can be forced upward during left turns and back down as the steering wheel is moved back and to the right. If the pinion ... Read more »

    Date Announced
    NOV 04, 2002
    Vehicles Affected
    1,159,156
  5. RECALL: GM/Ignition Switch

    If the switch is damaged, a fire could occur in the steering column, even with the engine off and the key removed. Read more »

    Date Announced
    MAR 06, 2002
    Vehicles Affected
    1,589,948
  6. RECALL: GM/Rear Suspension

    If this were to occur while the vehicle was in motion, a loss of vehicle control can occur, increasing the risk of a crash. Read more »

    Date Announced
    DEC 15, 1998
    Vehicles Affected
    27,083
  7. RECALL: GM/Air Bag Deployment

    Air bags deploy with great force and can seriously injure unrestrained occupants who are too close to them. Read more »

    Date Announced
    JUN 29, 1998
    Vehicles Affected
    675,302
  8. RECALL: GM/FMVSS 101

    The interior lamps coming on unexpectedly could startle a driver causing a momentary loss of control increasing the risk of a vehicle accident. Read more »

    Date Announced
    FEB 17, 1998
    Vehicles Affected
    249,420
  9. RECALL: General Motors/FMVSS 108/4 Way Flashers

    If these lamps were not flashing, other vehicles would not be aware that this vehicle was stopped increasing the risk of an accident. Read more »

    Date Announced
    DEC 17, 1996
    Vehicles Affected
    270,014
  10. RECALL: Fuel:Throttle Linkages And Control

    If the accelerator control cable sticks or breaks, unwanted acceleration and/or loss of throttle control can result increasing the risk of a vehicle accident. Read more »

    Date Announced
    OCT 23, 1995
    Vehicles Affected
    360

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