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Buick Regal recall 00V160000

2000 Buick Century, Regal, and Chevrolet Lumina Models Recalled Due to Fuel Fill Hose Leakage
Engine, June 21, 2000

RepairPal Expert Overview

The fuel filler hose may leak where it clamps to the metal fill tube. This can cause a fuel leak, which can lead to a fire. Dealers will inspect the fuel hose fill clamp, and reposition and re-secure it as necessary.

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s): 2000

Mfr's Report Date:
June 21, 2000

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 00V160000

NHTSA Action Number: N/A

Component: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY:FILLER PIPE AND CAP

Potential Number of Units Affected: 248

Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE CLAMP THAT SECURES THE FLEXIBLE FUEL FILL HOSE TO THE METAL FILL TUBE MAY BE LOOSE AND COULD SEPARATE.

Consequence: THIS COULD CAUSE FUEL LEAKAGE EXCEEDING THE PERMISSIBLE AMOUNT.

Remedy: DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE FUEL HOSE FILL NECK CLAMP AND, IF NECESSARY, REPOSITION AND TIGHTEN THE CLAMP.

Notes: OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN JUNE 21, 2000. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT CHEVROLET AT 1-800-222-1020 OR BUICK AT 1-800-521-7300. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).

Recall data provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

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