Gmc Vandura 1995



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Gmc Vandura 1995 recalls
CampaignManufacturerManufacturing dateType# of units affectedDate Owner notified MfgRecall Initiated byManufacturers of recalled vehicles/productsReport Recieved DateRecord Creation DateRegulation Part NumberFMVSS Number
EQUIPMENT - OTHER - LABELS
94V227000GENERAL MOTORS CORP.from 09/01/1994 to 09/01/1994V (Vehicle)18511/23/1994MFRGENERAL MOTORS CORP.11/21/199411/29/1994571208
Defect SummaryBoth the supplemental inflatable restraint (sir) caution label and an engine start label were installed on the same side of the driver's sun visor. this does not comply with fmvss no. 208, occupant crash protection.
Consequence SummaryConsequence of non-compliance: operators could fail to notice and heed the warning labels.
Corrective SummaryA new label, with installation instructions, will be sent directly to owners. owners will install the label or can have their dealer install the label for them.
NotesSystem: interior; passive restraint; air bag.vehicle description: passenger vehicles equipped with5.7l or 7.4l gas engines,without upfit package, and having less than 8,600 lbs. gross vehicle weight rating.note: if the vehicle is presented to an authorized dealer on an agreed upon service date and the remedy is not provided free of charge within a reasonable time, please contact chevrolet at 1-800-222-1020, or gmc at 1-810-456-4547.also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's auto safety hotline at 1-800-424-9393.
Gmc Vandura 1995 Consumer Complaints
Fail datemilesoccurencesPurchase date
AIR BAGS - FRONTAL
08/06/2000101/01/1999
 Consumer was traveling about 25mph from wet concrete to dry asphalt. an animal ran out in front of vehicle. brakes were hit suddenly, vehicle jerked and brakes failed. consumer veered around & hit a tree & mail box. also, airbags didn't deploy. dealer said problem did not meet the criteria of recall 99i00600/ manufacturer's recall g99046. they will send a investigator out 8-11-2000 or 08-12-2000. *ak
 Consumer was involved in a 40 mph frontal collision in which the driver's air bag did not deploy. please give any further details. *ak
02/02/19962401/04/1996
 Abs problems; driving on normal road conditions during normal braking when applying the brakes there is extended stopping distance. the pedal is very soft and goes close to the floorboard. this condition has caused driver to have 2 accidents. this problem has been reported to dealer 24 times in a one year period. the rear brakes were replaced on 9/10/97. owner still experiencing a brake problem. in addition, non deployment of driver's/passenger's air bags during both collisions resulted in injuries. *ak
 Upon impact, during frontal crash at approx. 35mph, 12:00 on front bumper, airbag failed to deploy. *ak
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM - WIRING - FRONT UNDERHOOD
01/16/1998101/30/1996
 Good year wrangler tire blew and hit the electrical harness, harness is located behind a thin plastic mud guard on driver's side.
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING - ENGINE - GASOLINE - BELTS AND ASSOCIATED PULLEYS
08/01/1996601/25/1996
 Windshield was leaking around seal. vehicle taken to dealer 6 times and unable to remedy problem. *ak consumer stated that right front cargo door w/strip was out of place and it has whistling noise, dealer aligned and repositioned front cargo door w/strip and aligned front side door. the rear cargo door was torn causing, water to leak dealer replaced right back door w/strip and also replaced left back door w/strip. also, consumer stated that it was loud a squeal /noise at engine area while starting and acceleration, dealer replaced belt. *yd
02/01/2001103/01/1996
 The vehicle has been taken in the the dealer5s shop on three occassions because of serpentine belt failure.the compressor went out on our vacation last may and we were stuck in alabama for three days with hotels and reapir costs.in feb, 2001 we took the vehicle back into dealer because of a roaring noise.we read on the internet that it was dangerous and was probably the powertrain.it was.cost $2200.00 dollars but after complaining about the low milage on the vehicle they split 50/50.there has been several....complaints via internet that others have had this same problem..i think gmc should be held liable for faulty part and manuf. i feel this vehicle is unsafe .
EQUIPMENT - ELECTRICAL - AIR CONDITIONER
02/01/2001103/01/1996
 The vehicle has been taken in the the dealer5s shop on three occassions because of serpentine belt failure.the compressor went out on our vacation last may and we were stuck in alabama for three days with hotels and reapir costs.in feb, 2001 we took the vehicle back into dealer because of a roaring noise.we read on the internet that it was dangerous and was probably the powertrain.it was.cost $2200.00 dollars but after complaining about the low milage on the vehicle they split 50/50.there has been several....complaints via internet that others have had this same problem..i think gmc should be held liable for faulty part and manuf. i feel this vehicle is unsafe .
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES - DOORS - LATCH
06/06/199709/16/1996
 The spring inside the locks do not function properly, has disconnected, resulting in locks interimttently not functioning. *ak
OTHER
 Overhead hand rail above the driver's door was pulled down by a 49 pound child. owner believes that the rail should withstand the weight of an adult.
POWER TRAIN - AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
03/10/2000
 Reoccurringtransmission failure, causing vehicle to lose power. 1st. failure and repairs were done by dealer in november ,1998 at 32,000 mile.s. currently, at 47,000 miles problem has reoccurred, and dealer refused to correct it unless consumer would pay $1,000 for cost/labor. *ak
POWER TRAIN - AXLE ASSEMBLY
06/04/19984
 Vehicle at dealer's to check for roaring noise. mechanic noticed axle not on a hard surface. had pitted where bearings located by wheel. this caused the axle to become weak & make noise. *ak
POWER TRAIN - DRIVELINE - DIFFERENTIAL UNIT
07/01/1998104/01/1996
 Carrier sheared, differential gears ruined. qcaw
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC - ANTILOCK
03/29/200201/01/1998
 Brakes have had trouble stopping before, this time the engine revved and missed out. *ak
08/06/2000101/01/1999
 Consumer was traveling about 25mph from wet concrete to dry asphalt. an animal ran out in front of vehicle. brakes were hit suddenly, vehicle jerked and brakes failed. consumer veered around & hit a tree & mail box. also, airbags didn't deploy. dealer said problem did not meet the criteria of recall 99i00600/ manufacturer's recall g99046. they will send a investigator out 8-11-2000 or 08-12-2000. *ak
10/20/199904/01/1999
 I was traveling about 50 mph on a paved road and needed to stop fast. i hit the brakes and began stopping fine. then as i began steering the car off the pavement and the two right wheels came onto the grass roadside, the brakes totally released. they did not take hold again until the right wheels were back on the pavement. *ak
11/01/19990
 While driving at 50 mph, started to brake, one set of the wheels was on grass and the other set was on the pavement, brakes didn't brake at all. consumer had to get both wheels back on the pavement in order to stop. *ak
12/01/1994112/01/1994
 Anti-lock brake system never worked since purchase, vehcicle experiencing extended stopping distance causing collision, resulting in injury. *yc
 Company vehicle. braking system did not allow enough time to stop in a short distance. vehicle lost control and had a collision. dealer/manfacturer contacted, and are aware of the problem. provide further information. *ak
06/15/1996110/01/1995
 Anti lock brake failure resulting in a vehicle collision.
02/25/1996110/01/1995
 Anti lock brakes failed resulting in a vehicle collision.
05/20/1996110/01/1995
 Anti lock brakes failed resulting in a vehicle collision.
09/15/1997201/01/1995
 Anti lock brakes failed causing a vehicle collision.
02/02/19962401/04/1996
 Abs problems; driving on normal road conditions during normal braking when applying the brakes there is extended stopping distance. the pedal is very soft and goes close to the floorboard. this condition has caused driver to have 2 accidents. this problem has been reported to dealer 24 times in a one year period. the rear brakes were replaced on 9/10/97. owner still experiencing a brake problem. in addition, non deployment of driver's/passenger's air bags during both collisions resulted in injuries. *ak
02/27/1997110/15/1994
 Antilock brakes failed, causing accident.
10/05/1995110/02/1995
 Upon hitting a bump in roadway, antilock brakes activate and will not deactivate until foot is removed from brake pedal and reapplied.
11/01/1996
 Abs brake failure, when coming to a stop, pedal fades and loss of effectiveness. *ak
09/20/1996210/30/1995
 Poor abs brake performance, when the brakes are applied on a panic stop situation they will begin to stop then release, causing an accident. *ak vehicle was taken to dealership and it was discovered that low brake fluid was in the reservoir.*jb
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC - FOUNDATION COMPONENTS - DISC - ROTOR
 Vehicle's front brake rotors are warping every 15-20,000 miles due to overheating. manufacturer said it is normal. *ak
STEERING - GEAR BOX (OTHER THAN RACK AND PINION)
03/02/1999410/01/1996
 No summary.
STEERING - WHEEL AND HANDLE BAR
03/07/2000006/10/1995
 While driving down the street steering wheel broke in half. if steering had broken toward the column there could have been an accident, but it broke toward the driver. *ak
09/06/1997105/01/1996
 Steering locked, causing accident.
STRUCTURE - BODY
08/01/1996601/25/1996
 Windshield was leaking around seal. vehicle taken to dealer 6 times and unable to remedy problem. *ak consumer stated that right front cargo door w/strip was out of place and it has whistling noise, dealer aligned and repositioned front cargo door w/strip and aligned front side door. the rear cargo door was torn causing, water to leak dealer replaced right back door w/strip and also replaced left back door w/strip. also, consumer stated that it was loud a squeal /noise at engine area while starting and acceleration, dealer replaced belt. *yd
SUSPENSION - FRONT
05/22/200589000107/15/1996
 Normal driving. tie-rod broke. vehicle jumped two lanes-lost control of vehicle. no other autos on section of highway at that time.
TIRES
01/16/1998101/30/1996
 Good year wrangler tire blew and hit the electrical harness, harness is located behind a thin plastic mud guard on driver's side.
TIRES - TREAD/BELT
12/08/1998410/06/1995
 General amer teck st tires (p225 75 r15) experienced tread and steel belt separation, the separation resulted in damage to the vehicle, consumer requests reimbursement. *slc
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
03/29/200201/01/1998
 Brakes have had trouble stopping before, this time the engine revved and missed out. *ak
VISIBILITY - WINDSHIELD
08/01/1996601/25/1996
 Windshield was leaking around seal. vehicle taken to dealer 6 times and unable to remedy problem. *ak consumer stated that right front cargo door w/strip was out of place and it has whistling noise, dealer aligned and repositioned front cargo door w/strip and aligned front side door. the rear cargo door was torn causing, water to leak dealer replaced right back door w/strip and also replaced left back door w/strip. also, consumer stated that it was loud a squeal /noise at engine area while starting and acceleration, dealer replaced belt. *yd
08/05/1996
 Side window shattered causing glass fragments inside the vehicle
VISIBILITY - WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER - MOTOR
03/15/20041300001
 Vehicle experienced a problem with the windshield wiper motor. windshield wipers work intermittently, causing poor vision out of the windshield when raining. *ak gcm acknowledes that it has the same problem with its trucks. enclosed recall noticed the reason they won't repair or acknowledge the problem twith their vans is because it's to difficult and timely to fix it. *bf
WHEELS
11/24/1996107/14/1995
 Left rear wheel came off, causing accident.
Car dealers selling Gmc Vandura 1995
StateCityZipNamePhone
OHWOODLAWN45215TERRY OLDS