Original Recall from the NHTSA
Manufacturer's Report Date:

March 8, 2013

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number:

13V080000

NHTSA Action Number:

N/A

Component:

FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER

Potential Number of Units Affected:

48

Summary:

General Motors is recalling certain model year 2011 Chevrolet Express vehicles converted by Impco Automotive to run compressed natural gas (CNG), manufactured between November 23, 2010 and December 23, 2010 and equipped with a four tank configuration using a pressure relief device (PRD) and pressure relief vent pipe assembly . In the affected vehicles, the pressure relief vent pipe assembly may have been built incorrectly.

Consequence:

If a pressure relief device activates with an improperly assembled vent pipe, compressed natural gas may be vented into the passenger compartment. If an ignition source is present, an explosion or fire may result.

Remedy:

Impco Automotive, in cooperation with General Motors will inspect and make any necessary repairs on the pressure relief device and vent pipe assembly. The safety recall is expected to begin by the end of March 2013. Owners may contact General Motors at 1-800-521-7300.

Notes:

This is General Motors campaign number 13065. Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

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