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Pontiac Grand Prix Recall 90V036000

Engine, February 15, 1990

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
February 15, 1990
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
1,121
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
90V036000
Component
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY

Summary
DURING A REAR END COLLISION, THE REAR EXHAUST SYSTEM HEAT SHIELD, WHICH IS WELDED TO THE TAIL PIPE ASSEMBLY, MAY PUNCTURE THE FUEL TANK.
Consequence
IN THE PRESENCE OF AN EXTERNAL SOURCE OF IGNITION, THIS COULD RESULT IN A FIRE.
Remedy
REMOVE REAR EXHAUST SYSTEM HEAT SHIELD FROM THE PIPE ASSEMBLY.
Notes
SYSTEM: FUEL TANK - EXHAUST HEAT SHIELD.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS;SE TURBO MODELS ONLY.
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