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1999 Daewoo Leganza - KLAVB6923XB- Pleasant Garden, NC: July 20th, 2012
The contact owns a 1999 daewoo leganza. The contact stated that while driving 55 mph, gray colored smoke emitted from the air conditioner unit. The check engine warning light illuminated during the failure. The vehicle was towed to the mechanic where the mechanic confirmed that the cam shaft sensor melted and needed to be replaced. The mechanic advised the contact that the failure was similar to that listed in the recall under nhtsa campaign id number:04v357000 (engine and engine cooling). The manufacturer was contacted but did not confirm if the vehicle was included in the recall. The vehicle was not repaired. The failure mileage was 20,000 and the current mileage was 125,575.


2000 Daewoo Nubira - KLAJB52Z6YK- Springfield, MA: December 11th, 2010
I purchased the vehicle in 2009 it previously had two owners. I've had minor repairs done already. However, i was curious to know why the vehicle was recalled. As i looked into it i found that im having problems with the engine sensor which i had repaired 2 months ago because the check engine came on but i keep smelling a burning smell and visible smoke.


2001 Daewoo Nubira - 2G1WA5EKXA1- La Masa, CA: November 22nd, 2010
The contact owns a 2001 daewoo nubira wagon. The contact stated that the check engine light illuminated on the instrument panel. The vehicle was taken to a local repair shop where the contact was informed that the camshaft position sensor needed to be replaced. The vehicle had not been repaired. The failure mileage was 19,941.


2001 Daewoo Nubira - KLAJB52Z91K- Odessa, TX: February 4th, 2008
The daewoo nubira 2001 should be recalled to replace lower control arms which are attached to the suspension. I feel the control arms' inadequacies are catastrophes waiting to happen. The control arms are faulty and could cause steering failure. This is a part that is replaced on this car model too often. What happens if someone does not have $700 to pay for repair? I ask this because when i drive the daewoo it is increasing difficult to hold it on the road due to the front end rack and pinion steering jerking left and right. I limit my driving to the supermarket and small errands because of this problem, and because of this defect i drive slowly and on small streets. Getting on the highway is completely out of the question. I was told by the technician at motor city, odessa, texas, 432-550-8721, that the ball joint may fall from the frame causing loss of control. I need replacement of these crucial parts. I can live with peeling paint, barely functioning electric windows, and a non functioning air conditioner, but i cannot live with a steering problem that is veering out of control. I know that daewoo is no longer in business - but gmc is. I also know that the ratio of daewoos to other automobiles on the road is low; however, any function or part on a product that may cause even one accident due to mechanical failure should be taken seriously by your department. An accident caused by a malfunctioning steering mechanism on any automobile may lead to someone's death.


2002 Daewoo Lanos - 2G1WW12EX29- Cincinnati, OR: January 10th, 2008
December 2007 took, car to sears to have radiator flushed. Technician checked car informed me intake manifold leaking (evaporating anti-freeze) that is why i didn't see it leaking. Told me to have fix. 12/21/2007, the temperature gauge was reaching its high point. Shut it down walked car x and asked to purchase antifreeze. Tech. Said bet i can tell you what car it is a chevrolet monte carlo. Asked him how did he know? He said get them all the time. I received a recall letter couple of years ago from gm but couldn't find it. Contacted gm 1/7/2008, rep. Informed me there was a recall on intake manifold and she told me to take my car to dealer, give them reference number 03034. Dropped car off 1/8/2008, joseph chevrolet gave information rep. Told me to give. 1/9/2008, i received call from dealer about 7:05 a. M. He said, "he tried contacting gm line was busy and he doesn't have time to sit on phone with them all day and i need to call them". I called immediately after i hung up from talking to dealer i explained information to rep. I also gave her vin number she told me there was a recall on my car and that they should go ahead and fix it. During conversation with her i was at work and was using my work phone while had her on (work) phone called dealer on cell phone and was talking to both of them. Informed dealer what she was telling me. Told him her name and he said okay. He called her and then he called me back and said the person i spoke to couldn't authorize my car being fixed. I called gm back later on that afternoon and a result, they told me it was a mistake along with some other things. But i told them i gave them my vin number. I was allegedly put on the phone with a manager and he said he listened to my calls and although they meaning both of the reps. I spoke to on 1/7/2008 and 1/9/2008, although they told me that their was a recall on my car the fact is that they are not going to fix it because it was a mistake.


2002 Daewoo Lanos - KLATA22682B- Shelley, ID: March 9th, 2007
- the contact stated that she received a recall letter for the 2002 daewoo lanos on 05/2006. But became drastically ill from a heart attack and couldn't have the recall repairs done immediately. She took the vehicle to steve's repair in idaho falls for the recall repairs in february 2007. She contact ed daewoo at 877-362-1234, and they advised her to take the vehicle to any repair shop for the recall because there was no daewoo dealership. She when she took the vehicle with recall letter to the repair shop, they informed her that she had to pay for the repairs the contact stated that the mechanic said that daewoo informed him that she had to pay and they would reimburse her. As of 3-9-07 she hadn't received the reimbursement. She stated that the daewoo told her to send in the repair receipt, and that it would take about one month to get the reimbursement. The contact called the 877-362-1234 number and spoke to the receptionist, who told the contact that they will not honor the reimbursement. *ak the consumer stated her son had an accident in the vehicle and the air bags didn't deploy. Updated 04/09/07. *jb


2002 Daewoo Leganza - KLAVB69292B- Midland, MI: November 1st, 2006
Dt*: the contact stated that the airbag light illuminated on a consistent bases. The dealer was contacted and could not determined the problem. There were no recalls on this vehicle. Complaints were found on the nhtsa website pertaining to air bags: frontal: sensor/control module. Year: 2002 manufacturer: daewoo make: leganza. *ak


1999 Daewoo Nubira - KLAJA52Z1XK- Dingmans Ferry, PA: July 20th, 2006
Dt*: the contact stated while driving 55 mph on normal road conditions, the engine light illuminated. The vehicle was taken to the dealership who determined the crankshaft position center activated the check engine light. A recall letter was received however the dealer did not perform the recall remedy. Although the vehicle's vin was included in the recall the camshaft lot range was out of scope. *ak


1999 Daewoo Leganza - KLAVB6922XB- Acton, CA: July 14th, 2006
1999 daewoo leganza, consumer would like to receive reimbursement for repair made prior to receiving recall notice. *kb the vehicle would crank but would not start. The dealer replaced a blown fuse for the pcm. Once the fuse was replaced the tech saw smoke coming from the cam sensor. The tech replaced the cam sensor and repaired damage to the wire harness. *nm


1999 Daewoo Nubira - KLAJB8222YK- Las Vegas, NV: June 27th, 2006
Consumer complaint concerning the 1999 nubira camshaft sensor recall. *ts the consumer took the vehicle to the dealer and the camshaft sensor was replaced. The consumer was charged for the repair and request reimbursement. *nm


1999 Daewoo Nubira - KLAJA82Z4XK- Huntington Beach, CA: June 2nd, 2006
Engine warning sign sometimes kept coming and going or blinking. Went to a mechanic and he thought it wasn't the problem of the engine since there was no record in the memory in the car. After a few weeks later, car stopped on the road. Towed the car to a mechanic and discovered two pistons were broken and he recommended to replace the engine to another one with new parts that belong to the engine. It cost me $2721. 01 total to fix. *nm


2000 Daewoo Leganza - KLAVA6922Y8- Lancaster, PA: October 20th, 2005
Certified ltr fwd safety recall notice fm daewoo motor north america, inc. To owners of lanos, nubira, & leganza motor vehicles re defective camshaft position (cmp) sensor. *ts the consumer replaced the camshaft sensor on his vehicle prior to receiving the recall notification. The part was replaced on 11/15/02 and the recall letter was received on 09/01/2004. The consumer has attempted to contact daewoo customer service but has not been successful. The consumer request reimbursement for the sensor he already replaced. *nm


2001 Daewoo Leganza - KLAVG69251B- Lompoc, CA: July 15th, 2005
Dt: while driving the brake lights did not illuminate when the brake pedal was applied. This was the 3rd time the lights went out. The consumer is unaware how long the brake light were out. The consumer did repair the problem. *ak *nm


2000 Daewoo Leganza - KALVB6925YB- Saddle Brook, NJ: May 5th, 2005
Nhtsa recall campaign 04v357000 concerning cam shaft position sensor. Dealer refused to honor the recall because the sensors lot number was not part of the recall. However, the vin number was part of the recall. *ak *sc *jb


1999 Daewoo Lanos - KLATB5264XB- Anchorage, AK: March 2nd, 2005
Consumer received four recall letters 02v131001 concerning air bags, 04v357000 and 04v394000 concerning engine failure, and 99v336001 regarding defective wheels. When taken to get these defects serviced on 2/24/05 dealer had no parts. A rental fee was provided, but dealer still had no parts. *ak


2001 Daewoo Leganza - KLATB22631B- Cleveland, OH: January 13th, 2005
Recall campaign: nhtsa recall 04v357000 on the camshaft position sensor. No parts available. *nm


2000 Daewoo Leganza - KLABA6924YB- Nesbit, MS: January 20th, 2005
The consumer received nhtsa's recall # 04v357000. The consumer then called the manufacturer and was told that the vehicle identification number did not fall into this recall. She requested the part and insisted that she would pay to have it installed but daewoo would not comply. *jb recall campaign; the engine light came on in the vehicle. The consumer was told that the cam sensor was defective. The consumer received the recall days later. The consumer was told to pay for the part. *tc


2002 Daewoo Leganza - KLAVB69212B- Nitro, WV: January 5th, 2005
Nhtsa recall 04v357000 concerning cam shaft position sensor. Consumer was unable to locate a dealer to honor the recall. *ak recall campaign. The consumer stated that the window motor did not work when the vehicle was purchased dealer promised to fix it but never did. *tc


2001 Daewoo Nubira - KLAJB82Z31K- Hayesville, NC: December 21st, 2004
The consumer received the camshaft senor and the brake recalls. The dealer stated the vehicle was not included per the daewoo computer. *jb *nm


2001 Daewoo Nubira - KLAJE45Z21K- Wilmington, NC: November 12th, 2004
Dealership was charging the consumer to perform cam shaft position sensor recall 04v357000 repairs. Vin was included in the recall, but the recall part number was not included, although the engine light was on. *ak