General Motors Corp. has issued a recall for the Oldsmobile Aurora.
Description of Recall
These cars were assembled with a malfunction alarm, lighting and locking (mall) module that can contain a damaged capacitor. If the capacitor is damaged, the key in the ignition warning chime and the driver seat belt unbuckled warning chime and indicator lamp may not work. This does not meet the requirements of fmvss no. 114, theft protection and fmvss no. 208, occupant crash protection. In addition, other chime reminder functions, interior lighting controls, and power door locking features are also affected.
Severity of the Defect
Consequence of non-compliance; the driver may not be aware that the key was left in the ignition or that the safety belt was not buckled.
Oldsmobile’s Recommended Action
Dealers will inspect and, if required, replace the mall module.