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Recall 00V222000

Chevrolet Recalls 2000 Suburban Trucks Due to Kinked Vacuum Hose to Brake Booster

Recall Details

A kinked vacuum hose may cause poor power brake assist and make the vehicle more difficult to stop. Dealers will re-route the brake booster vacuum supply hose.

Brakes, September 22, 2000

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
September 22, 2000
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
3,758
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
00V222000
Component
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:POWER ASSIST:VACUUM
Summary
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: LIGHT DUTY PICKUP TRUCKS AND SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH VACUUM POWER, 4-WHEEL DISC BRAKES. THESE VEHICLES FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 105, "HYDRAULIC BRAKE SYSTEMS." THESE VEHICLES WERE BUILT WITH A KINKED BRAKE BOOSTER VACUUM SUPPLY HOSE.
Consequence
THESE VEHICLES DO NOT COMPLY WITH REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 105.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL RE-ROUTE THE BRAKE BOOSTER VACUUM SUPPLY HOSE.
Notify
OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN SEPTEMBER 22, 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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