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Saturn recall 99V345000

Recall 99V345000

Affected Cars:

Make Model Year(s)
Saturn LS 2000
LS1 2000
LS2 2000

Engine, December 1, 1999
Original Recall from the NHTSA

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 99V345000

NHTSA Action Number: PE99064

Component: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE

Potential Number of Units Affected: 36848

Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. FUEL TANK ASSEMBLIES IN THESE VEHICLES HAVE AN OVER PRESSURE RELIEF (OPR) VALVE THAT CAN BECOME STUCK OPEN IN A FRONTAL COLLISION. IF THE VEHICLE ROLLS OVER, FUEL SPILLAGE COULD OCCUR.

Consequence: IF AN IGNITION SOURCE IS PRESENT, A FIRE COULD RESULT.

Remedy: DEALERS WILL PERMANENTLY SEAL THE OUTLET PORT OF THE OPR VALVE.

Notes: OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING DECEMBER 1999.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 SATURN AT 1-800-553-6000, PROMPT #3.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).

Recall data provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration