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All car recall 06V419000

Fuel or Fuel Vapor May Leak from Fuel Tank

Affected Cars:

Make Model Year(s)
Buick LaCrosse 2007
Chevrolet Impala 2007
Pontiac Grand Prix 2007

Engine, November 13, 2006

RepairPal Expert Overview

On some vehicles, a problem with the fuel tank may allow fuel and/or fuel vapors to leak, increasing the risk of fire.


We at RepairPal have designated this a high priority recall; the fuel tank may leak. Please contact your GM dealer. They will check to see if your specific vehicle is affected and advise you on what to do next. Always have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.


On some vehicles, the fuel tank may be missing the adhesive that bonds the barrier layer to the outer shell. This may allow fuel and/or fuel vapors to leak out between the layers, increasing the risk of fire. Dealers will inspect the serial numbers on the fuel tank and replace it if needed. The recall began November 13, 2006. The GM recall number is 06160.

Original Recall from the NHTSA

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 06V419000

NHTSA Action Number: N/A

Component: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE

Potential Number of Units Affected: 1602

Summary: ON CERTAIN VEHICLES, THE FUEL TANK IS MISSING THE ADHESIVE LAYER THAT BONDS THE BARRIER LAYER TO THE OUTER SHELL OF THE FUEL TANK.

Consequence: WITH THIS CONDITION, FUEL AND/OR FUEL VAPORS COULD SEEP OUT BETWEEN THE LAYERS, INCREASING THE RISK OF A FIRE.

Remedy: DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE SERIAL NUMBER ON THE FUEL TANK AND REPLACE THE FUEL TANK IF NECESSARY. THE RECALL BEGAN ON NOVEMBER 13, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT BUICK AT 1-866-608-8080, CHEVROLET AT 1-800-630-2438, OR PONTIAC AT 1-800-620-7668.

Notes: GM RECALL NO. 06160. CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.

Recall data provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration