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  Safety Recalls of Oldsmobile Achieva Vehicles


1 Recall by General Motors Corp. on Jan 27, 2004
Recall Date: Jan 27, 2004
Recalled Vehicles: 1998 Buick Skylark,   1998 Chevrolet Cavalier,   1999 Chevrolet Cavalier,   2000 Chevrolet Cavalier,   2001 Chevrolet Cavalier,   1998 Oldsmobile Achieva,   1998 Pontiac Grand Am,   1998 Pontiac Sunfire,   1999 Pontiac Sunfire,   2000 Pontiac Sunfire,   2001 Pontiac Sunfire
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH.     Manufactured by: General Motors Corp.
Recall Summary: On certain passenger vehicles. If the engine fails to start and the driver holds the key in the "start" position for an extended period, high current flows through the ignition switch, and sometimes produces enough heat to melt internal switch parts. ... Recall details
2 Recall by General Motors Corp. on Feb 27, 2002
Recall Date: Feb 27, 2002
Recalled Vehicles: 1996 Buick Skylark,   1997 Buick Skylark,   1995 Chevrolet Cavalier,   1996 Chevrolet Cavalier,   1997 Chevrolet Cavalier,   1996 Oldsmobile Achieva,   1997 Oldsmobile Achieva,   1996 Pontiac Grand Am,   1997 Pontiac Grand Am,   1995 Pontiac Sunfire,   1996 Pontiac Sunfire,   1997 Pontiac Sunfire
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH.     Manufactured by: General Motors Corp.
Recall Summary: On certain passenger vehicles. If the engine fails to start and the driver holds the key in the "start" position for an extended period, high current flows through the ignition switch, and sometimes produces enough heat to melt internal switch parts. ... Recall details
3 Recall by General Motors Corp. on Sep 22, 2000
Recall Date: Sep 22, 2000
Recalled Vehicles: 1994 Buick Skylark,   1995 Buick Skylark,   1994 Oldsmobile Achieva,   1995 Oldsmobile Achieva,   1994 Pontiac Grand Am,   1995 Pontiac Grand Am
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:STARTER ASSEMBLY.     Manufactured by: General Motors Corp.
Recall Summary: Vehicle description: passenger vehicles. If the engine starter fails to engage and the driver hold the key in the "start" position for an extended period, high current flows through the ignition switch, producing heat that can melt switch parts. ... Recall details
4 Recall by General Motors Corp. on Feb 10, 1998
Recall Date: Feb 10, 1998
Recalled Vehicles: 1996 Buick Skylark,   1996 Chevrolet Beretta,   1996 Chevrolet Cavalier,   1996 Oldsmobile Achieva,   1996 Pontiac Grand Am,   1996 Pontiac Sunfire
Component: INTERIOR LIGHTING.     Manufactured by: General Motors Corp.
Recall Summary: Vehicle description: passenger vehicles. These vehicles were built with the potential for the interior lamps to come on unexpectedly while the vehicles are being driven. This does not meet the requirements of fmvss no. 101, "controls and displays. "... Recall details
5 Recall by General Motors Corp. on Apr 1, 1997
Recall Date: Apr 1, 1997
Recalled Vehicles: 1997 Buick Skylark,   1997 Oldsmobile Achieva,   1997 Pontiac Grand Am
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:FRONT UNDERHOOD.     Manufactured by: General Motors Corp.
Recall Summary: The protective cover for the underhood fuse center was omitted. Without this cover, the positive terminal bolt on the fuse block is exposed and can contact the insulated negative battery cable. If the insulation on the negative cable becomes sufficiently worn, an electrical short circuit can occur ... Recall details
 
6 Recall by General Motors Corp. on Dec 10, 1996
Recall Date: Dec 10, 1996
Recalled Vehicles: 1995 Chevrolet Cavalier,   1996 Chevrolet Cavalier,   1996 Oldsmobile Achieva,   1996 Pontiac Grand Am,   1995 Pontiac Sunfire,   1996 Pontiac Sunfire
Component: EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HAZARD FLASHING WARNING LIGHTS.     Manufactured by: General Motors Corp.
Recall Summary: The front and/or rear hazard warning lamps (four-way flashers) do not flash when the hazard switch is activated. This fails to comply with fmvss no. 108, "lamps, reflective devices, and associated equipment. "... Recall details
7 Recall by General Motors Corp. on Oct 16, 1996
Recall Date: Oct 16, 1996
Recalled Vehicles: 1996 Buick Skylark,   1996 Oldsmobile Achieva
Component: AIR BAGS:FRONTAL.     Manufactured by: General Motors Corp.
Recall Summary: During deployment of the passenger air bag, the air bag fabric can snag on a reinforcement inside the instrument panel, causing the expanding air bag to lift the instrument panel pad and then deploy under the instrument panel instead of through the door in the instrument panel. ... Recall details
8 Recall by General Motors Corp. on Jun 21, 1994
Recall Date: Jun 21, 1994
Recalled Vehicles: 1994 Buick Skylark,   1994 Oldsmobile Achieva,   1994 Pontiac Grand Am
Component: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY.     Manufactured by: General Motors Corp.
Recall Summary: These vehicles were constructed with welds in the rear compartment pan assembly that are not sufficient to comply with the requirements pertaining to fuel tank leakage in the event of a rear impact collision. The fuel tank assemblies do not comply with fmvss no. 301, "fuel system integrity.... Recall details
9 Recall by General Motors Corp. on Sep 7, 1993
Recall Date: Sep 7, 1993
Recalled Vehicles: 1993 Buick Skylark,   1993 Oldsmobile Achieva,   1993 Pontiac Grand Am
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH.     Manufactured by: General Motors Corp.
Recall Summary: The neutral start safety switch could have been fractured during installation. ... Recall details

Recall Statistics of Oldsmobile Achieva Model Years

Model Number of Recalls
  1998 Oldsmobile Achieva
  1
  1997 Oldsmobile Achieva
  2
  1996 Oldsmobile Achieva
  4
  1995 Oldsmobile Achieva
  1
  1994 Oldsmobile Achieva
  2
  1993 Oldsmobile Achieva
  1