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1978 GMC CABALLERO RECALLS/DEFECTS & PROBLEMS

Access the National Highway Traffic Safety database of 1978 GMC CABALLERO recalls and defects found on 1978 GMC CABALLERO automobiles. The National Highway Traffic Safety administration is authorized to order the 1978 GMC CABALLERO manufacturers to recall and repair vehicles or parts of motor vehicle equipment when its investigation indicates that they contain serious safety defects in their structure, or performance.  Look up customer problems!

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    Most Recent Recalls For 1978 GMC CABALLERO

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    1978-1979 GMC CABALLERO SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DRUM:WHEEL CYLINDERS Recall
    1978-1979 GMC CABALLEROSERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DRUM:WHEEL CYLINDERS
    Units affected: 1810000
    GENERAL MOTORS CORP.
    Report Date: 1985-04-29
    Summary: EXCESSIVE ENLARGEMENT OF THE WHEEL CYLINDER PILOT HOLE IN THE REAR BRAKE BACKING PLATE COULD ALLOW THE WHEEL CYLINDER TO ROTATE AND CAUSE LOSS OF BRAKE FLUID. CONSEQUENCE OF DEFECT: A LOSS OF BRAKE FLUID LEADS TO LOSS OF REAR BRAKE ACTION, CREATING THE POTENTIAL FOR AN ACCIDENT. FRONT BRAKES WOULD REMAIN OPERATIONAL.Read More!
    1978-1980 GMC CABALLERO POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY:AXLE SHAFT Recall
    1978-1980 GMC CABALLEROPOWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY:AXLE SHAFT
    Units affected: 3100000
    GENERAL MOTORS CORP.
    Report Date: 1984-11-24
    Summary: REAR AXLE ASSEMBLY MAY HAVE AXLES THAT WERE IMPROPERLY MANUFACTURED. THIS CONDITION MAY RESULT IN SEPARATION OF THE AXLE SHAFT AND WHEEL ASSEMBLY FROM THE VEHICLE.Read More!
    1978-1981 GMC CABALLERO SUSPENSION:REAR Recall
    1978-1981 GMC CABALLEROSUSPENSION:REAR
    Units affected: 5821160
    GENERAL MOTORS CORP.
    Report Date: 1981-02-25
    Summary: THE BOLTS THAT ATTACH THE LOWER REAR CONTROL ARM TO THE FRAME MAY FRACTURE. THE REAR CONTROL ARM SUPPORTS AND POSITIONS THE REAR AXLE. FRACTURE OF THE BOLTS WOULD ALLOW THE CONTROL ARM TO DROP FREE.Read More!
    1978 GMC CABALLERO SUSPENSION:FRONT:WHEEL BEARING Recall
    1978 GMC CABALLEROSUSPENSION:FRONT:WHEEL BEARING
    Units affected: 1896222
    GENERAL MOTORS CORP.
    Report Date: 1979-07-23
    Summary: UNDER CERTAIN DRIVING CONDITIONS, THESE VEHICLES CAN EXPERIENCE TEMPERATURES IN THE FRONT WHEEL OUTER BEARING AREA WHICH CAN AFFECT THE WHEEL BEARING GREASE. THIS CAN RESULT IN INADEQUATE LUBRICATION OF THE BEARING. THIS CONDITION MAY BE FURTHER AGGRAVATED BY IMPROPER ADJUSTMENT OF THE FRONT WHEEL SPINDLE NUT.Read More!

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    Click here to view more details about 1987 GMC Caballero Door Handle, Front, Passenger Side1987 GMC Caballero Door Handle, Front, Passenger Side, Lever only; A high quality, OE replacement door handle; Backed by 1-year, unlimited-mileage warranty..

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    Click here to view more details1986 GMC Caballero Spark Plug Wire, Meets Or Exceed OE/OES Specifications, Performance And Quality, SAE J2031 Class E Rated Using Three High Performance Silicone Layers, Designed With Click-In-Place End Caps That Match To OE End Caps For Quick Installation And A Tight Fit Without Adjustment, Offers Resistance To Heat, Cold, And Chemical Attack, Won't Crack Or Shrink, Carries Maximum Voltage, Superior Fiberglass, Silicone, And Kevlar Construction For Excellent Conductivity, Withstands Extreme Temperatures From -40°F To 428°F, Super Conductivity, EME/RFI Noise Suppression, Features Individual Spark Plug Leads And Complete Harnesses With Wire Separators And/Or Wire Routing Trays, Custom Tailored Lead And Auto Wire Harness Designs For Optimum Function, Durability, And Under-Hood Appearance, Optimized Designs For Ergonomic Assembly And Ease Of Serviceability, With Prestolite's Limited Lifetime Warranty.

    Source: Auto Body Parts Store

    $27.00

    Click here to view more details1987 GMC Caballero Hvac Heater Block, Hvac Heater Core, , .

    Source: Wheels / Rims, Mirrors & Lights Store

    $27.45

    Click here to view more details about 1979 GMC Caballero V8, 5.7 L, 350 CID Rebuilt Engine1979 GMC Caballero V8, 5.7 L, 350 CID Rebuilt Engine, Six bolt holes on exhaust side of head, 2-bolt main., Warranty: 3-Year/100,000 Mile, .

    Source: Rebuilt Engines Store

    $1,187.00

    Click here to view more details1978 GMC Caballero Used Alternator, 5.0, AUTO, RWD 60 thru 63 amp, Very Good.

    Source: Used Auto Parts Store

    $99.00

    Click here to view more details1982 GMC Caballero Used Starter, 5.7, AUTO, RWD, Very Good.

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    $87.00
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