Recall 00V160000

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

Affected Cars:
Chevrolet

RepairPal Expert Overview

Summary:

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
Manufacturer'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).

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