1983 Buick Riviera Recall Information

Component

VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:MOTOR

Manufacturer

GENERAL MOTORS CORP.

Mfr Report Date19820801
NHTSA Campaign ID82V110000
SummaryDURING WINDSHIELD WIPER OPERATION, THE NOISE SUPPRESION CAPACITOR IN THE WIPER MOTOR RELAY MAY OVERHEAT.
RemedyTHE DEALER WILL MODIFY THE WINDSHIELD WIPER MOTOR DELAY RELAY BY REMOVING THE NOISE SUPPRESION CAPACITOR. THIS WILL BE DONE FREE OF CHARGE.
NotesVEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH DELCO/BOSE RADIO PULSEWIPE FEATURES.SYSTEM: VISUAL; WIPER MOTOR DELAY RELAY.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: WIPER MOTOR OVERHEATING CAN CAUSE LOSS OF WINDSHIELDWIPER OPERATION AND AN UNDERHOOD FIRE. THIS FIRE MAY SPREAD THROUGHOUT THEPASSENGER COMPARTMENT AND CAUSE BURN INJURIES TO THE VEHICLE OCCUPANTS.NOTE: OWNER IS ADVISED NOT TO USE THE WINDSHIELD WIPER MOTOR DELAY FEATUREUNTIL THE VEHICLE CAN BE CORRECTED. WHEN IT IS NECESSARY TO USE THE WINDSHIELDWIPER SYSTEM, IT SHOULD ONLY BE USED IN THE MEDIUM OR HIGH POSITIONS.

Information provided by NHTSA
Data updated October 2019


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