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General Motors is recalling vehicles equipped with a left side cargo door that were originally sold or currently registered in certain states where salt is used to de-ice the roads. Due to corrosion, when fueling the vehicle, fuel may leak from the area near the gas cap.
GM will notify owners of affected vehicles (a notification timeline has not been released as of this writing). If you notice a fuel smell or leakage from the filler neck area, or you don't receive notification and you feel you should have, please contact your dealer. It’s helpful to have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.
On vehicles equipped with a left side cargo door, water and road contaminants may become trapped in the protective conduit that covers the fuel filler pipe, which can cause the pipe to corrode. Significant corrosion may allow fuel to leak during refueling, and in the presence of an ignition source, this could cause a fire. Dealers will install a new fuel filler neck to correct this concern. The General Motors recall number is 12166.