1976 Pontiac Firebird Recall Information

Component

STEERING:WHEEL AND HANDLE BAR

Manufacturer

GENERAL MOTORS CORP.

NHTSA Campaign ID76V132000
NotesGENERAL MOTOR CAMPAIGN NO 77-C-1.POSSIBILITY THAT THE STEERING INTERMEDIATESHAFT MAY HAVE BEEN ASSEMBLED WITH COUPLING RETAINER LOCKING TABS NOT BENT OVERPROPERLY OR ONE OR MORE OF THE LOWER FLEXIBLE COUPLING RIVETS IMPROPERLYPEENED.IF EITHER OF THESE CONDITIONS EXISTS, THE INTERMEDIATE SHAFT ASSEMBLYCOULD SEPARATE CAUSING LOSS OF STEERING CONTROL, AND VEHICLE CRASH MAY OCCURWITHOUT PRIOR WARNING.(CORRECT BY INSPECTING, AND REPLACING SHAFT WHERENECESSARY).PASSENGER VEHICLE.

Component

FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

Manufacturer

GENERAL MOTORS CORP.

NHTSA Campaign ID76V070000
NotesPONTIAC CAMPAIGN NO 76C-16.EQUIPPED WITH 400 AND 455 C.I.D.ENGINES.POSSIBILITY THAT THE FUEL VAPOR RETURN PIPE IS POSITIONED SO THAT THE HOSE ISTOO SHORT AND WILL BREAK OR PULL LOOSE DURING THE 30 MPH BARRIER PORTION OF THEFEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO.301 TEST PROCEDURE, WITH RESULTANTFUEL SPILLAGE.THIS COULD INCREASE THE POSSIBILITY OF A FIRE RESULTING FROMFUEL SPILLAGE AFTER A VEHICLE CRASH.(CORRECT BY REPLACING HOSE WITH LONGERHOSE WHERE NECESSARY).

Component

EQUIPMENT

Manufacturer

HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL, INC.

NHTSA Campaign ID07E088000
SummaryCERTAIN HONEYWELL FRAM RACING BRAND HP4 AND HP8 OIL FILTERS THAT WERE MANUFACTURED FROM MAY 25, 2006, THROUGH SEPTEMBER 14, 2007, AND SOLD FOR USE AS REPLACEMENT EQUIPMENT FOR VEHICLES LIST ABOVE. THE AFFECTED FILTERS ARE MARKED WITH A DATE CODE A61451 THROUGH A72571 SEQUENTIALLY. THE DATE CODE AND PART NUMBER APPEAR ON THE FILTER HOUSING. FRAM RACING HP4 AND HP8 OIL FILTERS NOT BEARING A DATE CODE IN THIS RANGE ARE NOT AFFECTED BY THIS RECALL. THE GASKET OF THE OIL FILTER BECOMES MORE PLIABLE UNDER HIGH TEMPERATURES AND PRESSURES.
ConsequenceTHIS CONDITION MAY CAUSE INADEQUATE SEALING AND LOSS OF ENGINE OIL, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN A FIRE.
RemedyHONEYWELL WILL REPLACE THE AFFECTED OIL FILTERS FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN DURING NOVEMBER 2007. OWNERS CAN CONTACT FRAM CUSTOMER SERVICE TOLL-FREE AT 1-800-890-2075.
NotesCUSTOMERS MAY CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY: 1-800-424-9153); OR GO TO SAFERCAR.GOV.

Information provided by NHTSA
Data updated December 2018

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