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1998 Silhouette Base Extended Minivan POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION Recall

On June 11, 1998, the NHTSA and Oldsmobile announced the recall of this model for problems relating to the vehicle’s POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION. Learn more about this problem below.
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1998 Silhouette Base Extended Minivan POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION Recall

Recall ID # 98V131000 - POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
Recall Date
JUN 11, 1998

Model Affected
1998 OLDSMOBILE SILHOUETTE

Recall Summary
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MINI VANS. THESE VEHICLES MAY HAVE (1) A BROKEN SHIFT CABLE FITTING OR (2) LOOSE SHIFT LINKAGE. CONSEQUENTLY, MOVING THE SHIFT LEVER TO A 'PARK' POSITION MAY NOT SHIFT THE TRANSMISSION TO 'PARK'.

Defect Consenquence
THE VEHICLE COULD ROLL INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Remedy
DEALERS WILL INSPECT, AND REPLACE IF NECESSARY, THE AUTOMATIC TRANSAXLE RANGE SELECTOR CABLE.

Units Affected
38540

Notes
GENERAL MOTORS CORP.
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