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GMC Yukon Recall 00V343000

GM Recalls 2000-2001 Trucks and SUVs Due to Potential of Exhaust Fumes Entering Cab

Recall Details

The exhaust fumes may enter the vehicle interior because there may be missing plugs in the rear vehicle wheelhouses. Exhaust fumes may cause personal illness or death. Dealers will inspect the vehicle for loose or missing wheelhouse plugs and install new plugs where necessary.

Body, Interior & Misc., November 16, 2000

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
November 16, 2000
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
35,659
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
00V343000
Component
STRUCTURE:BODY

Summary
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: LIGHT DUTY PICKUP TRUCKS AND SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES. SOME OF THESE VEHICLES HAVE LOOSE OR MISSING REAR WHEELHOUSE PLUGS. UNDER CERTAIN VEHICLE OPERATING CONDITIONS, EXHAUST GASES CAN FLOW FORWARD AND ACCUMULATE IN THE REAR WHEELHOUSE.
Consequence
THESE GASES COULD FLOW INTO THE PASSENGER COMPARTMENT IF THE PLUG IS MISSING OR LOOSE AND COULD CAUSE POSSIBLE ILLNESS, UNCONSCIOUSNESS, OR DEATH.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE VEHICLE FOR LOOSE OR MISSING WHEELHOUSE PLUGS AND INSTALL NEW PLUGS IF NECESSARY.
Notes
OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN NOVEMBER 16, 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 GMC AT 1-800-462-8782.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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