really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
1 / 0
Average Mileage:
0 miles

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problem #1

Sep 292016


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The contact owned a 1998 Buick Century. While the vehicle was being operated, the brakes and steering column seized. As a result, the vehicle was involved in a front end crash. The vehicle was towed to an independent mechanic and deemed destroyed. A police report was filed. The contact sustained short term memory loss, a concussion, and several unknown injuries that required medical attention. The contact referenced NHTSA campaign numbers: 09E005000 (steering) and 03V527000 (steering); however, the VIN was not included. The failure mileage was not provided.

- Gloucester, MA, USA