Safety Ratings
1997 Oldsmobile Bravada
Front Crash Driver Side 3.0000
Front Crash Passenger Side 1.0000
Number of Recalls3
Number of Complaints103
Number of Investigations1
Recall Notice

LemonFree has found some important recall information regarding 1997 Oldsmobile Bravada vehicles

1997 Oldsmobile Bravada (3/31/2003)  

Campaign Number: 03V117000

Component Name: SEAT BELTS:FRONT:BUCKLE ASSEMBLY

Manufacturer: General Motors LLC

Description: CERTAIN SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES WERE BUILT WITH A DRIVER'S SEAT BELT BUCKLE ASSEMBLY THAT CONTAINS AN ENERGY-ABSORBING LOOP. SUSTAINED LOADS OF SUFFICIENT MAGNITUDE AND DURATION ON THE BELT IN SEVERE CRASHES COULD FULLY DEPLOY THE BUCKLE ENERGY-ABSORBING LOOP, INTRODUCING A TOTAL OF 10 ADDITIONAL INCHES OF WEBBING INTO THE SEAT BELT SYSTEM. THE FREE FALLING LATCH PLATE USED IN THIS SYSTEM MAY ALLOW WEBBING TO DYNAMICALLY DISTRIBUTE BETWEEN THE LAP AND SHOULDER BELT AS THE DRIVER'S POSITION CHANGES DURING A MULTIPLE ROLLOVER EVENT.

Defect: IF THE ENERGY-ABSORBING LOOP FULLY DEPLOYS IN A SEVERE MULTIPLE ROLLOVER CRASH, IT IS POSSIBLE THAT A BELTED DRIVER MAY EXPERIENCE PARTIAL OR EVEN COMPLETE EJECTION FROM THE VEHICLE.

Corrective Action: DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE ENERGY-ABSORBING SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES WITH ONE THAT DOES NOT HAVE THE ENERGY-ABSORBING LOOP. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN ON AUGUST 8, 2003. 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, GMC AT 1-800-462-8782, OR OLDSMOBILE AT 1-800-442-6537.

1997 Oldsmobile Bravada (12/4/2001)  

Campaign Number: 01I018000

Component Name: SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:UPPER BALL JOINT

Manufacturer: General Motors LLC

Description: THIS IS NOT A SAFETY RECALL IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE SAFETY ACT. HOWEVER, IT IS DEEMED A SAFETY IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN BY THE AGENCY. VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: 1996-1997 4-WHEEL DRIVE CHEVROLET BLAZER, GMC JIMMY, AND OLDSMOBILE BRAVADA SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES. SOME OWNERS HAVE HAD TO PAY FOR REPLACEMENT OF THE UPPER BALL JOINTS THAT HAVE SEPARATED. GM IS PROVIDING A SPECIAL POLICY TO THESE OWNERS TO COVER UPPER BALL JOINT REPLACEMENT IF THE CUSTOMER FOLLOWED THE RECOMMENDED MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE FOR THE CHASSIS LUBRICATION AND THE VEHICLE STILL REQUIRED THE REPLACEMENT OF THE UPPER BALL JOINTS DUE TO SEPARATION.

Defect: THIS COULD CAUSE A LOSS OF STEERING CONTROL OF THE VEHICLE.

Corrective Action: GM HAS DECIDED TO CONDUCT A CUSTOMER SATISFACTION CAMPAIGN TO REPLACE THE UPPER BALL JOINTS ON AFFECTED VEHICLES. THIS SPECIAL POLICY IS FOR A PERIOD OF 8 YEARS OR 100,000 MILES, WHICHEVER OCCURS FIRST, FROM THE DATE THE VHEICLE WAS ORIGINALLY PLACED IN SERVICE, REGARDLESS OF OWNERSHIP. THE UPPER BALL JOINT REPLACEMENT, DUE TO SEPARATION, WILL BE MADE AT NO CHARGE TO THE CUSTOMER DURING THIS PERIOD. OWNERS CAN CONTACT CHEVROLET AT 1-800-222-1020, GMC AT 1-800-862-4389, OR OLDSMOBILE AT 1-800-442-6537, CONCERNING THIS PROGRAM.

1997 Oldsmobile Bravada (6/28/2001)  

Campaign Number: 01V200000

Component Name: SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:UPPER BALL JOINT

Manufacturer: General Motors LLC

Description: ON CERTAIN SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES ORIGINALLY SOLD IN OR CURRENTLY REGISTERED IN THE STATES OF CONNECTICUT, DELAWARE, ILLINOIS, INDIANA, IOWA, MAINE, MARYLAND, MASSACHUSETTS, MICHIGAN, MINNESOTA, MISSOURI, NEW HAMPSHIRE, NEW JERSEY, NEW YORK, OHIO, PENNSYLVANIA, RHODE ISLAND, VERMONT, WEST VIRGINIA, AND WISCONSIN, AND IN THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA. FAILURE OF AN UPPER CONTROL ARM BALL JOINT ASSEMBLY COULD OCCUR DUE TO CORROSION.

Defect: THIS CAN RESULT IN IMPAIRED STEERING OR STEERING LOSS, OR A PARTIAL OR COMPLETE COLLAPSE OF THE FRONT SUSPENSION, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Corrective Action: DEALERS WILL REPLACE BOTH UPPER BALL JOINTS. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN SEPTEMBER 4, 2001. 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, GMC AT 1-800-462-8782, OR OLDSMOBILE AT 1-800-442-6537.

1997 OLDSMOBILE BRAVADA for sale

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1997 Oldsmobile Bravada

$2,900

1997 OLDSMOBILE BRAVADA

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 237082 Miles
  • Ext Color: N/A
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Mishawaka, IN
  • MPG: 15 City / 20 Hwy

1997 Oldsmobile Bravada

New Listing
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1997 OLDSMOBILE BRAVADA

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 198706 Miles
  • Ext Color: N/A
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Aurora, CO
  • MPG: 15 City / 20 Hwy

1997 Oldsmobile Bravada

New Listing
$2,000

1997 OLDSMOBILE BRAVADA

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 160363 Miles
  • Ext Color: N/A
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Lebanon, IN
  • MPG: 15 City / 20 Hwy

1997 Oldsmobile Bravada

New Listing
$6,999

1997 OLDSMOBILE BRAVADA

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 146105 Miles
  • Ext Color: Beige
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: La Vista, NE
  • MPG: 15 City / 20 Hwy

1997 Oldsmobile Bravada

$4,995

1997 OLDSMOBILE BRAVADA

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 70495 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Hollidaysburg, PA
  • MPG: 15 City / 20 Hwy

1997 Oldsmobile Bravada

New Listing
$3,996

1997 OLDSMOBILE BRAVADA

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 101918 Miles
  • Ext Color: N/A
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Gilbert, AZ
  • MPG: 15 City / 20 Hwy

1997 Oldsmobile Bravada

$1,995

1997 OLDSMOBILE BRAVADA

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 165282 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gold
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Cleves, OH
  • MPG: 15 City / 20 Hwy

1997 Oldsmobile Bravada

$1,895

1997 OLDSMOBILE BRAVADA

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 179055 Miles
  • Ext Color: Green
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Saint Louis Park, MN
  • MPG: 15 City / 20 Hwy

1997 Oldsmobile Bravada

$4,949

1997 OLDSMOBILE BRAVADA

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 128902 Miles
  • Ext Color: Red
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Petoskey, MI
  • MPG: 15 City / 20 Hwy

1997 Oldsmobile Bravada

$3,995
Price Reduced

1997 OLDSMOBILE BRAVADA

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 77357 Miles
  • Ext Color: Red
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Jessup, MD
  • MPG: 15 City / 20 Hwy

1997 Oldsmobile Bravada

$3,695

1997 OLDSMOBILE BRAVADA

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 130614 Miles
  • Ext Color: Green
  • Int Color: Brown
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Green Bay, WI
  • MPG: 15 City / 20 Hwy

1997 Oldsmobile Bravada

$4,800

1997 OLDSMOBILE BRAVADA

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 137598 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Paris, KY
  • MPG: 15 City / 20 Hwy

1997 Oldsmobile Bravada

New Listing
Contact Dealer For Pricing

1997 OLDSMOBILE BRAVADA

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 159000 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Eugene, OR
  • MPG: 15 City / 20 Hwy

1997 Oldsmobile Bravada

$4,995

1997 OLDSMOBILE BRAVADA

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 118000 Miles
  • Ext Color: Brown
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Asheville, NC
  • MPG: 15 City / 20 Hwy

1997 Oldsmobile Bravada

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1997 OLDSMOBILE BRAVADA

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 78609 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Isanti, MN
  • MPG: 15 City / 20 Hwy
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