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1997 Buick LeSabre Ratings, Reviews and Analysis

Safety Ratings and Recalls

Safety

1997 Buick LeSabre

Front Crash Driver Side
Front Crash Passenger Side

Recall Notices

1997 Buick LeSabre (7/1/1996)

Campaign Number: 96V116000
Component Name: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM
Manufacturer: General Motors LLC
Description: A BACKFIRE DURING ENGINE STARTING CAN CAUSE BREAKAGE OF THE UPPER INTAKE MANIFOLD.
Defect: THIS CONDITION CAN CAUSE A NO-START CONDITION AND POSSIBLY AN ENGINE COMPARTMENT FIRE.
Corrective Action: DEALERS WILL UPDATE THE POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULE PROGRAMMING. UNTIL THE CAMPAIGN REPAIR IS MADE, THE VEHICLE HOOD SHOULD BE SHUT WHENEVER STARTING THE VEHICLE TO REDUCE THE CHANCE OF PERSONAL INJURY.

1997 Buick LeSabre (3/5/1996)

Campaign Number: 96V044000
Component Name: SEAT BELTS:FRONT:BUCKLE ASSEMBLY
Manufacturer: General Motors LLC
Description: THESE VEHICLES WERE ASSEMBLED WITH ONE OR MORE INCORRECT SAFETY BELT AND/OR SAFETY BELT BUCKLE ENDS. THIS DOES NOT CONFORM WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 209, "SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES."
Defect: CONSEQUENCE OF NON-COMPLIANCE: IF AN INCORRECT PART IS USED, THE BELT MAY NOT LATCH PROPERLY, INCREASING THE RISK OF INJURY TO THE OCCUPANT SHOULD A VEHICLE CRASH OCCUR.
Corrective Action: DEALERS WILL INSPECT ALL FRONT AND REAR SAFETY BELT LATCH ENDS AND SAFETY BELT BUCKLES FOR CORRECT PARTS AND REPLACE ANY INCORRECT PARTS.