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Chevrolet Lumina Recall 99V357000

Chevrolet Recalls 2000 Lumina Vehicles Due to the Right Front Brake Hose Being Misrouted

Brakes, January 21, 2000

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Summary:

The right front brake hose may be misrouted behind the brake line bracket, which may cause the hose to become damaged or restricted. This could result in a loss of braking pressure and function. Dealers will replace the hose and route it correctly.

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s): 2000

Manufacturer's Report Date: January 21, 2000

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 99V357000

NHTSA Action Number: N/A

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

Potential Number of Units Affected: 111

Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE RIGHT FRONT BRAKE HOSE IS INCORRECTLY ROUTED BEHIND THE BRAKE PIPE BRACKET RESTRICTING BRAKE HOSE MOVEMENT THAT COULD CAUSE THE HOSE TO EITHER BE CUT BY THE BRACKET OR SEPARATED AT THE CALIPER.

Consequence: IF THE HOSE BECOMES DISCONNECTED OR DAMAGED, THERE CAN BE A LOSS OF PRESSURE IN ONE HALF OF THE BRAKE SYSTEM. THE BRAKE WARNING LAMP MAY BE ON, THE PEDAL WILL BE LOWER THAN NORMAL, AND STOPPING DISTANCES WILL BE LONGER, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Remedy: DEALERS WILL REPLACE AND CORRECTLY ROUTE THE RIGHT FRONT BRAKE HOSE ASSEMBLY.

Notes: GM RECALL NO. 99094.OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN JANUARY 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.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).

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