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  Safety Recalls of Buick Rendezvous Vehicles

There have been 9 safety recalls for the Buick Rendezvous. The most recent recalls are shown below. Table 1 and Table 2 show the historical recalls and the recall statistics by the model year of the Buick Rendezvous.

NHTSA Recall #: 07V349000; Aug. 8, 2007

A fracture may allow fuel vapors to pass through and allow droplets of fuel to accumulate on the side of the fuel tank. Fuel leakage, in the presence of an ignition source, could result in a fire.

Recalled Vehicles: 2002 Buick Rendezvous, 2003 Buick Rendezvous, 2004 Buick Rendezvous, 2001 Chevrolet Venture, 2002 Chevrolet Venture, 2003 Chevrolet Venture, 2004 Chevrolet Venture, 2001 Pontiac Aztek, 2002 Pontiac Aztek, 2003 Pontiac Aztek, 2004 Pontiac Aztek, 2001 Pontiac Montana, 2002 Pontiac Montana, 2003 Pontiac Montana, 2004 Pontiac Montana
Component: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE
Recall Summary: On certain vehicles, variations in the manufacturing process or exposure to high ambient temperatures may lead to fracture of the fuel tank inlet check valve (icv). ... Details of this recall goto detail
NHTSA Recall #: 06V417000; Oct. 31, 2006

If the passenger sensing system malfunctions, the front air bag on the passenger side may be disabled when it should be enabled, or enabled when it should be disabled. In either case, in the event of a crash that requires air bag deployment, a front passenger's level of injury may be increased.

Recalled Vehicles: 2005 Buick Lacrosse, 2006 Buick Lacrosse, 2005 Buick Rendezvous, 2006 Buick Rendezvous, 2006 Chevrolet HHR, 2006 Chevrolet Malibu, 2004 Chevrolet Silverado, 2005 Chevrolet Tahoe, 2005 Chevrolet Trailblazer, 2006 Chevrolet Trailblazer, 2005 GMC Envoy, 2006 GMC Envoy, 2005 GMC Sierra, 2006 Hummer H3, 2006 Pontiac G6, 2005 Pontiac Montana
Component: AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
Recall Summary: Certain vehicles originally built with cloth seats that were equipped with an automatic air bag passenger sensing system and later reupholstered with aftermarket leather seat cover kits are involved. Testing has indicated that the aftermarket leather seat covers can cause the passenger sensing ... Details of this recall goto detail
NHTSA Recall #: 05V157000; Apr. 20, 2005

The vehicle cannot be restarted immediately. If this were to occur, it could result in a vehicle crash.

Recalled Vehicles: 2004 Buick Rendezvous, 2004 Pontiac Aztek
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION
Recall Summary: On certain sport utility vehicles, contamination on ignition relay contacts can cause high resistance. This can affect signals to the powertrain control module and, could cause intermittent vehicle stalls at any time. ... Details of this recall goto detail
NHTSA Recall #: 04V150000; Mar. 29, 2004

If the liftgate were to open in a vehicle crash, an occupant could be ejected from the vehicle resulting in increased risk of personal injury.

Recalled Vehicles: 2003 Buick Rendezvous, 2004 Buick Rendezvous
Component: LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:HATCHBACK/LIFTGATE:LOCK
Recall Summary: On certain sport utility vehicles, a structural support at the latch attachment in the rear liftgate may be inadequate to retain the latch to the liftgate in certain severe vehicle crash events. ... Details of this recall goto detail
NHTSA Recall #: 03V454000; Nov. 10, 2003

If these parts separate, the driver may notice an odor of fuel, the service engine soon or check engine light may illuminate, and/or fuel may leak onto the ground. Fuel leakage in the presence of an ignition source could result in a fire.

Recalled Vehicles: 2004 Buick Rendezvous, 2004 Pontiac Aztek
Component: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE
Recall Summary: On certain passenger vehicles, a weld between the fuel tank inlet check valve and the fuel tank can fail. ... Details of this recall goto detail
Table 1. Historical Recalls of Buick Rendezvous Vehicles
Date Component Vehicle Affected
Aug. 8, 2007   Fuel System, Gasoline:storage 20,594
Oct. 31, 2006   Air Bags:frontal 794
Apr. 20, 2005   Electrical System:ignition 34,186
Mar. 29, 2004   Latches/locks/linkages:hatchback/liftgate:lock 103,956
Nov. 10, 2003   Fuel System, Gasoline:storage 79
Jul. 15, 2003   Equipment:other:owners/service/other Manual 1,707,825
Feb. 20, 2003   Steering 4,512
Feb. 14, 2003   Air Bags:frontal:driver Side Inflator Module 130
Aug. 9, 2002   Air Bags:frontal 133,221


Table 2. Recall Statistics of Buick Rendezvous Model Years
Model# Recalls
2006 Buick Rendezvous 1
2005 Buick Rendezvous 1
2004 Buick Rendezvous 4
2003 Buick Rendezvous 6
2002 Buick Rendezvous 2