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1994 Chevrolet Caprice
4.3L 8-cyl Engine Code [W] Engine Code [W]
200 bhp. @ 5200 rpm / Torque: 245 ft. lbs. @ 2400 rpm
4.3L - V 8-cyl (Gasoline)

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For example, the manufacturer may have recommended 5W30 motor oil at the time of production (owners manual) & later revised the recommendation to 5W20. This guide will reflect latest recommendation by the manufacturer for this model. If there are no special instructions from the manufacturer, the owner can choose to follow either one of the recommendation without voiding warranty hide example.

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  1. Engine Oil

    Grade 1  »  API*
    Above 0 F  »  10W-30
    Above 39 F  »  30 [1]
    All TEMPS  »  5W-30 [2]
  2. Automatic Transmission

  3. Rear Differential

    Limited Slip Differential, Rear W/ 8.5 RG  »  GL-5*

    All TEMPS  »  80W-90 [4]
    SAE 80W-90 Synthetic Gear Lube (AGLPK)
    Severe Gear® 75W-90 (SVGPK)
    Severe Gear® 75W-110 (SVTPK)

    Standard Differential, Rear W/ 8.75 RG  »  GL-5

    All TEMPS  »  80W-90
    SAE 80W-90 Synthetic Gear Lube (AGLPK)
    Severe Gear® 75W-90 (SVGPK)
    Severe Gear® 75W-110 (SVTPK)

    Limited Slip Differential, Rear W/ 8.75 RG  »  GL-5*

    All TEMPS  »  80W-90 [4]
    SAE 80W-90 Synthetic Gear Lube (AGLPK)
    Severe Gear® 75W-90 (SVGPK)
    Severe Gear® 75W-110 (SVTPK)

    Standard Differential, Rear W/ 7.5 RG  »  GL-5

    All TEMPS  »  80W-90
    SAE 80W-90 Synthetic Gear Lube (AGLPK)
    Severe Gear® 75W-90 (SVGPK)
    Severe Gear® 75W-110 (SVTPK)

    Limited Slip Differential, Rear W/ 7.5 RG  »  GL-5*

    All TEMPS  »  80W-90 [4]
    SAE 80W-90 Synthetic Gear Lube (AGLPK)
    Severe Gear® 75W-90 (SVGPK)
    Severe Gear® 75W-110 (SVTPK)

    Standard Differential, Rear W/ 8.5 RG  »  GL-5

    All TEMPS  »  80W-90
    SAE 80W-90 Synthetic Gear Lube (AGLPK)
    Severe Gear® 75W-90 (SVGPK)
    Severe Gear® 75W-110 (SVTPK)
  4. Power Steering Fluid

    Power Steering Fluid  »  PS003

    Power Steering Fluid (PSFCN)
  5. Brake Fluid

    Brake Fluid  »  HB

    DOT 3 and 4 Brake Fluid (BFLVCN) [5]
  6. Lubricants & Fluids Comments  »  [*]

    [1] Use only if the other recommended viscosities are not
    available.
    [2] SAE 5W-30 is preferred.
    [3] This specification has been updated from Dexron II or III to
    Dexron VI per a Technical Service Bulletin from the
    manufacturer
    [4] Limited slip identification: tag under cover-attaching
    bolt. Models with limited slip use 4 oz GM P/N 1052358
    additive or equivalent when fluid is changed.
    [5] Hydraulic Brake Fluid, DOT 3. Original recommendation
    P/N 12377967 has been replaced by P/N 19353126.

  7. Fluid Capacities (drive train fluids)

    Engine, with filter  »  4 quarts [1]
    Cooling System, With HD Radiator Initial Fill  »  14.3 quarts
    Passenger Car & Light Truck Antifreeze & Coolant
    AMSOIL Antifreeze and Engine Coolant
    Cooling System, With STD Radiator Initial Fill  »  13.7 quarts
    Passenger Car & Light Truck Antifreeze & Coolant
    AMSOIL Antifreeze and Engine Coolant
    Automatic Transmission, 4L60-E Initial Fill  »  5 quarts
    Automatic Transmission, Total Fill
    4 speed 4L60-E  »  11.2 quarts
    Differential, With 7.5 RingGear Rear  »  3.6 pints
    Differential, With 8.5 RingGear Rear  »  4.2 pints
    Differential, With 8.75 RingGear Rear  »  5.1 pints
    ANTPC ANT ANTPC ANT
    Capacities Comments
    [1] After refill check oil level.
  8. Chassis Lubrication

  9. Torque Specifications

    Oil Drain Plug  »  15 ft/lbs

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  1. Filters: Oil, Air, Cabin, Fuel, Transmission, Hydraulic & Crankcase

    Oil Filter Ea® Oil Filter (EAO23)  
    Oil Filter WIX 51036 Oil Filter [1]
    Air Filter WIX 46153 Air Filter  
    Fuel Filter WIX 33193 Fuel Filter  
    Transmission Filter WIX 58904 Trans Filter [2]
    Transmission Filter WIX 58847 Auto Tran Filter [3]

    Filter Comments
    [1] Manufacturer OE Recommended Oil Change Intervals
    [2] with Shallow Pan; 4L60-E (TransmissionMfrCode)
    [3] with Deep Pan; 4L60-E (TransmissionMfrCode)
  2. Gasoline Engine Fuel Additives

    Dominator Octane Boost (AOB)
    AOBDominator Octane Boost (AOB)

    Maximizes power and improves performance in all two-cycle and four-cycle gasoline engines. Reduces engine knock, improves ignition and engine response, helps fuel burn cleaner and inhibits corrosion. Recommended for off-road and racing use. Packag...

    Gasoline Stabilizer (AST)
    ASTGasoline Stabilizer (AST)

    AMSOIL Gasoline Stabilizer (AST) reduces the oxidation process that occurs when fuel is stored for extended periods, improving performance, extending equipment life and decreasing maintenance expenses. Package sizes include: 16-oz. Bottle ...

    P.I Performance Improver (API)
    APIP.I Performance Improver (API)

    P.i. improves fuel mileage an average of 2.3% and up to 5.7%. Reduces emissions such as hydrocarbons (HC) up to 15%, carbon monoxide (CO) up to 26% and nitrous oxides (NOx) up to 17%. Restores power and performance. Reduces the need for costly higher...

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ASL5W-30 Signature Series Synthetic Motor Oil (ASL)

The Top Tier of AMSOIL Synthetic Motor Oil. AMSOIL Signature Series Synthetic Motor Oil delivers extraordinary lubrication in all types of automotive gasoline engines. Engineered for enthusiasts seeking maximum protection and performance. Precision-f...
XLF5W-30 Extended Life Synthetic Motor Oil (XLF)

AMSOIL XL Synthetic Motor Oil is the choice for those who want to do something extra for their vehicle. Its boosted formulation delivers extra cleaning power, outstanding wear control, excellent high and low temperature protection and exceptional fue...
OEF5W-30 OE Series Synthetic Motor Oil (OEF)

OE Synthetic Motor Oil is for mechanics and drivers seeking peace of mind protection and exceptional value in synthetic motor oil. It delivers 100 percent synthetic engine protection for advanced automotive technology, including turbochargers and dir...
ATLSignature Series Fuel-Efficient Synthetic ATF

A fuel efficient automatic transmission fluid recommended for GM, Ford and Toyota transmissions where lighter viscosity oil is required. Provides the same excellent protection and performance as AMSOIL Signature Series Multi-Vehicle ATF. Recommended ...
OTLOE Series Fuel-Efficient Synthetic ATF

AMSOIL OE Synthetic Automatic Transmission Fluid provides passenger-car/light-truck transmissions excellent wear protection, sludge resistance and extreme-temperature performance throughout original equipment manufacturer (OEM)-recommended drain inte...
AGLSEVERE GEAR 80W-90 (AGL)

A multi-functional lubricant designed to surpass the requirements of equipment and automotive applications calling for an SAE 80W-90 viscosity grade. Formulated with wax-free synthetic base oils and high-quality additives, AMSOIL SEVERE GEAR® res...
SVG75W 90 Severe Gear® Extreme Pressure (SVG)

Formulated for the severe operating conditions of today’s pick-up trucks, SUVs, heavy equipment and other hard-working vehicles. AMSOIL SEVERE GEAR® Synthetic Extreme Pressure (EP) Lubricants are premium grade gear oils specifically engi...
SVT75W-110 Severe Gear® Extreme Pressure (SVT)

AMSOIL SEVERE GEAR® Synthetic Extreme Pressure (EP) Lubricants are engineered for high-demand applications, including trailer towing, heavy hauling, 4X4 off-road driving, commercial use and racing. Protects gears and bearings from scoring and wea...
PSFMulti-Vehicle Synthetic Power Steering Fluid (PSF)

AMSOIL Multi-Vehicle Synthetic Power Steering Fluid provides excellent wear protection. Its synthetic formulation delivers better lubricity and reduced friction, resulting in cooler operating temperatures, longer component life and quieter operation....
BFLVDOT 3 and 4 Synthetic Brake Fluid (BFLV)

*** This item is available for US customers only *** Brake fluid acts as a hydraulic fluid, transferring power and lubricating brake system components while also preventing corrosion. It must contend with extreme heat and the inevitable moi...
GLCSynthetic Multi-Purpose Grease NLGI #2 (GLC)

AMSOIL Synthetic Multi-Purpose Grease is qualified against the highest grease standards and designed for multiple-use applications. Composed of premium-quality synthetic base oils and calcium sulfonate complex thickeners, Multi-Purpose Grease provide...
GWRSynthetic Water Resistant Grease NLGI#2 (GWR)

Superior Lubrication and Protection in Automotive and Industrial Applications With Extensive Exposure to Water Package sizes include: 3-oz. Cartridges (not sold individually, comes in a pack of 3) 3-oz. Cartridges (case of 10) 14-oz. Cartri...
GRGDOMINATOR Synthetic Racing Grease (GRG)

Exceptional High-Speed/High-Temperature Performance. AMSOIL DOMINATOR® Synthetic Racing Grease is engineered to protect high-performance bearings and chassis components in racing applications operated on snow, dirt, water or track. Package siz...
ANTPCPassenger Vehicle Antifreeze (ANTPC)

Ethylene Glycol 50/50 Pre-Mix Formulation AMSOIL Passenger Car/Light Truck Antifreeze & Coolant provides superior heat transfer and excellent protection against corrosion, freezing and boilover. It provides maximum protection in extreme temper...
ANTAntifreeze and Engine Coolant (ANT)

AMSOIL Antifreeze & Coolant (ANT) is a low-toxicity propylene glycol antifreeze formulated to provide benefits far beyond those found in today's conventional antifreeze and coolant products. This revolutionary formulation provides maximum antifre...
wix oil filterWIX Automotive, Light Truck & Racing Oil Filters

WIX Oil filters are made with full metal base plate for superior strength at the double seal & also feature a silicone anti-drainback valve. Glass enhanced media in WIX oil filters offers greater efficiency, capturing more 10 to 12 micron sized particles than other cellulose or synthetic blend medias.
wix air filterWIX Automotive, Light Truck & Racing Air Filters

WIX panel element air filters have a linear path through the filter for low airflow restriction & an exclusive pocket pleat for the filter media. Radial air filters are constructed of mesh screen on the inside wall diameter for element strength and media protection from backfire.
wix transmission filterWIX Automotive & Light Truck Transmission Filters

WIX Transmission Filters protect automatic transmissions against contaminants in the transmission fluid system. Proper filtration helps improve transmission life by minimizing wear and preventing sticking and scoring of sensitive shift control valves.
wix transmission filterWIX Automotive & Light Truck Transmission Filters

WIX Transmission Filters protect automatic transmissions against contaminants in the transmission fluid system. Proper filtration helps improve transmission life by minimizing wear and preventing sticking and scoring of sensitive shift control valves.

Maintenance Schedule as Provided by OEM Documentation

Distance:
7,500 miles (12,000 km)
Action:
Inspect/rotate
Item:
Wheels & tires
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.3
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A circular frame of hard material that may be solid or partly solid, is capable of turning on an axle, and holds the rubber cushion that contains compressed air.
Distance:
7,500 miles (12,000 km)
Action:
Torque
Item:
Throttle body
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The large diameter valve used to control the volume of incoming air to the engine.
Distance:
7,500 miles (12,000 km)
Action:
Lubricate
Item:
Chassis
Interval in Month(s):
12
Labor Units:
0.2
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The frame of a vehicle to which the body attaches.
Distance:
7,500 miles (12,000 km)
Action:
Change
Item:
Engine oil
Interval in Month(s):
12
Labor Units:
0.18
Parts Units:
4.5
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A substance that lubricates and cools the moving parts of the engine and reduces corrosion and the formation of rust.
Distance:
7,500 miles (12,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Oil filter
Interval in Month(s):
12
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A cartridge-filled canister placed in an engine's lubricating system to strain dirt and abrasive materials out of the oil.
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Inspect/rotate
Item:
Wheels & tires
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.3
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A circular frame of hard material that may be solid or partly solid, is capable of turning on an axle, and holds the rubber cushion that contains compressed air.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Check
Item:
Ignition timing
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.2
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Ignition delivery in relation to crankshaft position expressed in degrees before the number one piston is at its highest point of travel within its cylinder, or before top dead center (BTDC).
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Clean/repack
Item:
Wheel bearings, front
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The assemblies that permit smooth rotation of the wheel hub as it's mounted to the spindle.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
EGR system
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Exhaust Gas Recirculation system. A device that redirects a small amount of exhaust to the engine intake in an effort to lower combustion temperature and reduce the emission of nitrogen oxide.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Fuel tank, cap & lines
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A reservoir for the vehicle's fuel.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
PCV valve
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Positive Crankcase Ventilation valve, an emissions related device that allows venting of combustion gases from the crankcase to the intake system rather than the atmosphere.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Spark plug wires
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Cables that carry a high-voltage electrical charge the spark plug(s).
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Thermostatically controlled air cleaner
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A device on carbureted engines to control emissions, which contains a thermostat-controlled diverter that ducts air warmed by the exhaust manifold to the carburetor during cold conditions, and then ambient air to it once a certain temperature has been attained. This enables the engine to reach a normal operating temperature and end its fuel-rich/inefficient cold-temperature mode as quickly as possible.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Drive belt(s)
Interval in Month(s):
24
Labor Units:
0.03
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A belt that transfers the rotation of the engine through the crankshaft pulley to drive various devices, such as the alternator, water pump, air conditioning compressor or power steering pump.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Air filter
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.2
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A device that filters incoming air fed to the engine.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Coolant
Interval in Month(s):
24
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
2
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Also known as "antifreeze." A mixture of water and ethylene glycol that has both a higher boiling point and a lower freezing point than plain water.
Distance:
100,000 miles (160,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Spark plugs
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
1.1
Parts Units:
8
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Cables that carry a high-voltage electrical charge from the distributor cap or ignition coils to the spark plugs.
Distance:
100,000 miles (160,000 km)
Action:
Change
Item:
Automatic transmission fluid
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.5
Parts Units:
5
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used for lubricating and cooling an automatic transmission.
Distance:
100,000 miles (160,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Automatic transmission filter(s)
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.3
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A component in most automatic transmissions that is fitted over the fluid intake, usually in the pan, that prevents debris and other contaminants from circulating throughout the transmission's inner workings and potentially causing unnecessary wear or damage. Some transmissions use a reusable metal or nylon mesh-type screen in place of a disposable filter.

Service Bulletin as Provided by OEM & NHTSA

Bulletin Date:
1994-11-01
Bulletin Number:
476511A
NHTSA Item Number:
37935

Component Description: Electrical system:ignition:module.

Service Bulletin Summary: New caliibration to correct sluggish performance/speedometer inaccuracy. ( nhtsa item number - 37935 ).

Bulletin Date:
1994-12-01
Bulletin Number:
438206
NHTSA Item Number:
37951

Component Description: Visibility:windshield wiper/washer.

Service Bulletin Summary: Wiper chatter during cold weather. ( nhtsa item number - 37951 ).

Bulletin Date:
1995-05-01
Bulletin Number:
533403
NHTSA Item Number:
44054

Component Description: Structure:frame and members.

Service Bulletin Summary: Rear wheel/tire position in wheel well opening. ( nhtsa item number - 44054 ).

Bulletin Date:
1995-06-01
Bulletin Number:
438206A
NHTSA Item Number:
45823

Component Description: Visibility:windshield wiper/washer.

Service Bulletin Summary: Unknown ( nhtsa item number - 45823 ).

Bulletin Date:
1995-06-01
Bulletin Number:
533205
NHTSA Item Number:
45828

Component Description: Communications:horn assembly.

Service Bulletin Summary: Horn may honk without driver activation (replacing steering wheel and sir module assembly). ( nhtsa item number - 45828 ).

Bulletin Date:
1996-12-01
Bulletin Number:
576516A
NHTSA Item Number:
50568

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:exhaust system:emission control.

Service Bulletin Summary: Mild shutter or sail-on between 40 to 60 mph, stall in reverse. ( nhtsa item number - 50568 ).

Bulletin Date:
1997-03-01
Bulletin Number:
676114A
NHTSA Item Number:
52601

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: Engine noise (install valve stem oil seal). ( nhtsa item number - 52601 ).

Bulletin Date:
1997-04-01
Bulletin Number:
776513
NHTSA Item Number:
52106

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:exhaust system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Water in air pump and/or dtc p0410, p0412, p1415, p1416, p0100, p0101, p0102 and dtc 48 (install air pump service kit). ( nhtsa item number - 52106 ).

Bulletin Date:
1997-09-01
Bulletin Number:
9709013202B
NHTSA Item Number:
54328

Component Description: Steering:wheel and handle bar.

Service Bulletin Summary: Experiencing intermittent steering column snap or click noise when turning. ( nhtsa item number - 54328 ).

Bulletin Date:
1997-09-01
Bulletin Number:
9709016114B
NHTSA Item Number:
54332

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine:gasoline.

Service Bulletin Summary: Experiencing engine noise. ( nhtsa item number - 54332 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-12-01
Bulletin Number:
876527
NHTSA Item Number:
603086

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine:gasoline.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles experience engine miss/ poor driveability symptoms. ( nhtsa item number - 603086 ).

Bulletin Date:
2005-08-01
Bulletin Number:
020730024A
NHTSA Item Number:
634999

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission:lever and linkage:column shift.

Service Bulletin Summary: Diagnosis of cracked or broken transmission case. ( nhtsa item number - 634999 ).


Recall Data Provided by NHTSA

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Make(s):
ACURA, BMW, CADILLAC, CHEVROLET, DODGE, FORD, GMC, HONDA, ISUZU, JEEP, LEXUS, MAZDA, MERCEDES BENZ, MITSUBISHI, NISSAN, PONTIAC, SATURN, TOYOTA, VOLKSWAGEN
Model(s):
190E, 3 SERIES, 430, 4RUNNER, 5 SERIES, ACCORD, ALTIMA, ASTRO, B-SERIES TRUCK, BEETLE, BLAZER, BRONCO, CAMARO, CAMRY, CAMRY SOLARA, CAPRICE, CAVALIER, CHEROKEE, CIVIC, COROLLA, CRX, D50, DAKOTA, DEL SOL, E46, ECLIPSE, ESCALADE, ESCORT, EXPEDITION, EXPLORER, EXPLORER SPORT, EXPLORER SPORT TRAC, F-150, F-250 SD, FOCUS, FRONTIER, GRAND CHEROKEE, IMPALA, INTEGRA, IS 300, JIMMY, LEGEND, LIBERTY, LS400, MAXIMA, MIATA, MIRAGE, MUSTANG, NEON, PATHFINDER, PICKUP, PICKUP TRUCK, PRELUDE, PROBE, PROTEGE, RANGER, RX300, S-SERIES, S10, S15, SAFARI, SENTRA, SILVERADO, SUBURBAN, SUNFIRE, TACOMA, TAHOE, TAURUS, TERCEL, TUNDRA, WRANGLER, XTERRA, Z3
Year(s):
1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005
Manufacturer:
PRO-A MOTORS, INC.
NHTSA ID:
06E026000
Recall Date:
March 23rd, 2006
Units Affected:
61,944

Affected Component: Exterior lighting.

Summary: Certain pro-a motors corner lamps, turn signals, and headlights sold as replacement lamps for use on certain passenger vehicles listed above. Some combination lamps that are not equipped with amber side reflectors fail to conform to federal motor vehicle safety standard no. 108, lamps, reflective devices, and associated equipment. .

Conequence: Without the amber reflectors, the vehicle will be poorly illuminated, possibly resulting in a vehicle crash without warning. .

Remedy: Pro-a motors will notify owners and offer to repurchase the lamps. The recall began on april 3, 2006. Owners may contact pro-a motors at 323-838-2988. .

Notes: This recall only pertains to pro-a motors aftermarket lamps and has no relation to any original equipment installed on the listed passenger vehicles. For more information on the lamp model numbers, click on document search and view document titled "lamp model numbers. " customers may contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty: 1-800-424-9153).

#
2
Make(s):
ACURA, CHEVROLET, DODGE, FORD, HONDA, ISUZU, JEEP, MITSUBISHI, PONTIAC, TOYOTA
Model(s):
ACCORD, CAMARO, CAPRICE, CHEROKEE, CIVIC, COROLLA, DAKOTA, DEL SOL, ECLIPSE, F-150, FIREBIRD, LEGEND, LIBERTY, MIRAGE, PROBE, RANGER, RODEO, S10, TACOMA, THUNDERBIRD, TUNDRA
Year(s):
1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005
Manufacturer:
AJ MOTORSPORT
NHTSA ID:
06E065000
Recall Date:
July 17th, 2006
Units Affected:
3,593

Affected Component: Exterior lighting.

Summary: Certain aj motorsport combination lamps sold as replacement lamps for use on the above listed passenger vehicles. Combination lamps not equipped with amber side reflectors fail to conform with the requirements of federal motor vehicle safety standard no. 108, lamps, reflective devices, and associated equipment. .

Conequence: Lack of amber side reflectors in the lamps will decrease lighting visibility to other drivers and may possibly result in a vehicle crash. .

Remedy: Aj motorsport will notify owners and offer reimbursement for the lamps. The recall began on july 31, 2006. Owners may contact aj motorsport at 626-618-2026. .

Notes: This recall only pertains to aj motorsport aftermarket lamps and has no relation to any original equipment installed on the listed passenger vehicles. For more information on the lamp model numbers, click on document search and view document titled "lamp model numbers. " customers may contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty: 1-800-424-9153).

#
3
Make(s):
ACURA, BMW, CHEVROLET, CHRYSLER, DODGE, FORD, GMC, HONDA, HYUNDAI, JEEP, KIA, LEXUS, LINCOLN, MAZDA, MERCEDES, MERCEDES BENZ, MITSUBISHI, NISSAN, PONTIAC, PORSCHE, SATURN, SCION, SUBARU, SUZUKI, TOYOTA, VOLKSWAGEN
Model(s):
190E, 300M, 4RUNNER, 626, ACCORD, ALTIMA, AVALANCHE, AVENGER, B-SERIES TRUCK, B2000, BEETLE, BLAZER, BONNEVILLE, BOXSTER, C10, CAMARO, CAPRICE, CARAVAN, CAVALIER, CHEROKEE, CIVIC, CONCORDE, COROLLA, CORVETTE, CRX, D21, DAKOTA, DURANGO, E CLASS, E36, E39, ECLIPSE, ECONOLINE, ELEMENT, ES, EXPEDITION, EXPLORER, EXPRESS, F-150, F-250, F250, FOCUS, FRONTIER, GOLF, GRAND AM, GRAND CHEROKEE, GRAND PRIX, GS, IMPREZA, INTEGRA, INTREPID, ION, IS, JETTA, LEGEND, LIBERTY, LS, LUMINA, MALIBU, MATRIX, MAXIMA, MAZDA6, MIRAGE, MUSTANG, NAVIGATOR, NEON, ODYSSEY, PATHFINDER, PICKUP, PROTEGE, PT CRUISER, RAM, RANGER, RAV4, RSX, RX300, S CLASS, S10, SAVANA, SEBRING, SENTRA, SILVERADO, SL, SL CLASS, SONATA, SPORTAGE, SUNBIRD, TACOMA, TAURUS, THUNDERBIRD, VITARA, XB, XTERRA
Year(s):
1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008
Manufacturer:
SABERSPORT
NHTSA ID:
09E012000
Recall Date:
April 7th, 2009
Units Affected:
16,270

Affected Component: Exterior lighting.

Summary: Sabersport is recalling 16,270 combination corner and bumper lamp assemblies of various part numbers sold for use as aftermarket equipment for various passenger vehicles. These headlamps fail to conform to the requirements of federal motor vehicle safety standard no. 108, "lamps, reflective devices, and associated equipment. " these lamps do not contain the required amber side reflectors. .

Conequence: Decreased lighting visibility may result in a vehicle crash. .

Remedy: Sabersport will notify owners and offer a full refund for the noncompliant combination lamps. The safety recall began on may 11, 2009. Owners may contact sabersport at 1-909-598-7589. .

Notes: This recall only pertains to aftermarket replacement equipment and has no relation to any original equipment installed on vehicles produced by the vehicle manufacturer. In order to determine if your aftermarket lamp assembly is affected by this noncompliance, please review the list of model numbers provided to us by sabersport. The list can be found under "document search" located at the bottom of your screen. Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153).

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Make(s):
ACURA, BMW, CHEVROLET, DODGE, FORD, GMC, HONDA, JEEP, KIA, LEXUS, MAZDA, MERCEDES BENZ, MINI, MITSUBISHI, NISSAN, PONTIAC, PORSCHE, SCION, SUBARU, TOYOTA, VOLKSWAGEN
Model(s):
124, 129, 140, 202, 210, ACCORD, ALTIMA, AVENGER, BOXSTER, C10, CAMARO, CAMRY, CAPRICE, CARAVAN, CAVALIER, CHEROKEE, CIVIC, COOPER, COROLLA, CORVETTE, CRX, DAKOTA, E36, E38, E39, E46, ECLIPSE, ECONOLINE, ELEMENT, EXPLORER, F-150, F-250, FOCUS, FRONTIER, GALANT, GOLF, GRAND CHEROKEE, GRAND PRIX, IMPREZA, INTEGRA, INTREPID, LANCER, LEGEND, MAXIMA, MAZDA6, MIRAGE, MUSTANG, NEON, PASSAT, PATHFINDER, PICKUP, PROTEGE, RAM, RANGER, RX300, S10, SENTRA, SIERRA, SILVERADO, SPORTAGE, STRATUS, TACOMA, TUNDRA, W163, XB
Year(s):
1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008
Manufacturer:
DOPE, INC.
NHTSA ID:
09E025000
Recall Date:
May 11th, 2009
Units Affected:
42,540

Affected Component: Exterior lighting:headlights.

Summary: Dope, inc. Is recalling 42,540 combination corner and bumper lamp assemblies of various part numbers sold for use as aftermarket equipment for various passenger vehicles. These headlamps fail to conform to the requirements of federal motor vehicle safety standard no. 108, "lamps, reflective devices, and associated equipment. " these lamps do not contain the required amber side reflectors. .

Conequence: Decreased lighting visibility may result in a vehicle crash. .

Remedy: Dope, inc. Will notify owners and offer a full refund for the noncompliant combination lamps. The safety recall began on july 28, 2009. Owners may contact dope, inc. At 1-626-272-1798. .

Notes: This recall only pertains to aftermarket replacement equipment and has no relation to any original equipment installed on vehicles produced by the vehicle manufacturer. In order to determine if your aftermarket lamp assembly is affected by this noncompliance, please review the list of model numbers provided to us by dope, inc. The list can be found under "document search" located at the bottom of your screen. Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153).

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Make(s):
BUICK, CADILLAC, CHEVROLET
Model(s):
CAPRICE, FLEETWOOD, ROADMASTER
Year(s):
1994
Manufacturer:
GENERAL MOTORS CORP.
NHTSA ID:
94V076000
Recall Date:
n/a
Units Affected:
139

Affected Component: Wheels:lugs/nuts/bolts.

Summary: Paint on the wheel mounting surfaces can act as a shim between the wheel and the rotor/drum. As the vehicle is driven, the wheel imbeds into the paint, loosening the lug nut and causing a loss of clamp load. .

Conequence: Once clamp load is lost, all tire loads are taken by the wheel studs resulting in a fracture of the wheel studs. This could cause the wheel to separate from the vehicle and could result in a vehicles crash without prior warning. .

Remedy: Dealers will clean the wheel mounting surfaces for all four wheels. Also, the wheel studs will be inspected for damage and will be replaced as necessary. .

Notes: System: wheels; lug nuts; bolts. Vehicle description: passenger cars. Note: if your vehicle is presented to an authorized dealer on an agreed upon service date and the remedy is not provided within a reasonable time and free of charge or the remedy does not correct the defect or noncompliance, please contact chevrolet at 1-800-222-1020, buick at 1-800-521-7300, or cadillac at 1-800-458-8006. Also, please contact the national highway traffic safety administration's auto safety hotline at 1-800-424-9393. .

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Make(s):
BUICK, CADILLAC, CHEVROLET
Model(s):
CAPRICE, FLEETWOOD, ROADMASTER
Year(s):
1994
Manufacturer:
GENERAL MOTORS CORP.
NHTSA ID:
94V210000
Recall Date:
n/a
Units Affected:
130,581

Affected Component: Fuel system, gasoline:storage:tank assembly:mounting.

Summary: The fuel tank attachment strap fasteners were not properly tightened. The fasteners can completely detach, eventually allowing the fuel tank to sag and the bottom of the tank to strike the roadway. .

Conequence: This can result in a fuel tank leak and fire if the leaking fuel is exposed to a source of ignition. .

Remedy: Dealers will retighten the fuel tank strap fasteners. .

Notes: System: fuel; fuel tank assembly; attachments. Vehicle description: passenger vehicles. Note: if your 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 or the remedy does not correct the defect, please contact chevrolet at 1-800-222-1020; cadillac at 1-800-458-8006; or buick at 1-800-521-7300. Also, contact the national highway traffic safety administration's auto safety hotline at 1-800-424-9393. .

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Make(s):
BUICK, CADILLAC, CHEVROLET
Model(s):
CAPRICE, FLEETWOOD, ROADMASTER
Year(s):
1994, 1995
Manufacturer:
GENERAL MOTORS CORP.
NHTSA ID:
95V082000
Recall Date:
n/a
Units Affected:
87,039

Affected Component: Vehicle speed control:springs.

Summary: These vehicles fail to conform to fmvss no. 124, "accelerator control systems. " at low temperatures, excessive friction can occur in the accelerator pedal assembly. .

Conequence: Consequence of non-compliance: in the event of a failure of the trottle return spring, if there is excessive friction in the pedal assembly, the engine speed may not return to idle increasing the potential for a vehicle crash. .

Remedy: Dealers will replace the accelerator pedal assembly. .

Notes: System: fuel; throttle linkages and control; return spring; fmvss no. 124. Vehicle description: passenger vehicles. Note: if your 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, buick at 1-800-521-7300, or cadillac at 1-800-458-8006. Also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's auto safety hotline at 1-800-424-9393. .

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Make(s):
BUICK, CADILLAC, CHEVROLET
Model(s):
CAPRICE, FLEETWOOD, ROADMASTER
Year(s):
1994, 1995
Manufacturer:
GENERAL MOTORS CORP.
NHTSA ID:
96V019000
Recall Date:
n/a
Units Affected:
308

Affected Component: Suspension:front:control arm:lower ball joint.

Summary: Defective lower control arm ball joint attachment nuts were not properly torqued and can loosen. .

Conequence: If the lower control arm ball joint loosens, fatigues and separates from the front suspension knuckle, it could cause loss of vehicle control. .

Remedy: Dealers will inspect both front lower control arm ball joint attachment nuts for proper torque. If the ball joint has loosened from the knuckle, both the ball joint and the knuckle will be replaced. .

Notes: System: suspension; independent front control arm; lower; ball joint. Vehicle description: passenger vehicles exported to guam and puerto rico. Note: owners who take their vehicles to an authorized dealer on an agreed upon service date and do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time, should contact chevrolet at 1-800-222-1022, buick at 1-800-521-7300, or cadillac at 1-800-458-8006. Also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's auto safety hotline at 1-800-424-9393. .

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Make(s):
CHEVROLET
Model(s):
CAPRICE
Year(s):
1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996
Manufacturer:
GENERAL MOTORS CORP.
NHTSA ID:
96V020000
Recall Date:
n/a
Units Affected:
154,214

Affected Component: Suspension:rear.

Summary: The rear lower control arm can crack at the rear stabilizer bar attachment. .

Conequence: This condition can be aggravated by the severe duty cycle of these vehicles and eventually cause the lower control arm to fracture completely causing a loss of vehicle control without prior warning. .

Remedy: Dealers will replace both rear lower control arms and rear stabilizer bar attachments. .

Notes: System: suspension; single axle; rear; control arm. Vehicle description: police (seo 9c1) vehicles and taxi cabs (seo 9c6). Note: owners who take their vehicles to an authorized dealer on an agreed upon service date and do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time, should contact chevrolet at 1-800-222-1020. Also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's auto safety hotline at 1-800-424-9393. .

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