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Chevrolet G Series Van (G20) Recall 97V054000

Recall 97V054000

Brakes, April 18, 1997

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s): 1997

Manufacturer's Report Date: April 18, 1997

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 97V054000

NHTSA Action Number: N/A

Component: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

Potential Number of Units Affected: 8

Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: G VANS EQUIPPED WITH 6.5L TURBO-CHARGED DIESEL ENGINES. THE FRONT LEFT-HAND BRAKE PIPE CAN BE CONTACTED BY THE LOWER ENGINE OIL COOLER HOSE CAUSING A HOLE TO BE WORN IN THE BRAKE PIPE.

Consequence: A HOLE IN THE BRAKE PIPE CAN CAUSE LOSS OF FRONT BRAKE PERFORMANCE AND INCREASED STOPPING DISTANCES INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Remedy: DEALERS WILL INSTALL AN ENGINE OIL COOLER HOSE BRACKET TO PREVENT THE LOWER ENGINE OIL COOLER HOSE FROM CONTACTING THE BRAKE PIPE, AND ALSO INSPECTING THE BRAKE PIPE FOR WEAR. IF NECESSARY, THE BRAKE PIPE WILL BE REPLACED.

Notes: OWNER NOTIFICATION:OWNER NOTIFICATION WILL BEGIN DURING APRIL 1997. NOTE: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 GMC AT 1-800-462-8782.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.

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