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Recall 16V595000

Fuel Line Under Hood Chafes On Engine And Leaks

Recall Details

A fuel line in the engine compartment could contact the engine and chafe, eventually causing a fuel leak. Dealers will replace the fuel line assembly free of charge to resolve the concern.

Our Quick Take

A fuel line may chafe on the engine and cause a fuel leak. This could cause a fire hazard.

What Should You Do?

Recall repairs on your Buick must be performed by a General Motors dealership. General Motors will notify known owners of affected vehicles beginning in August, 2016. If you do not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local General Motors dealerships. They will also check for any other uncompleted recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with. The General Motors recall number is 54180.

Affected Cars

Engine, August 11, 2016

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
August 11, 2016
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
189
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
16V595000
Component
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
Summary
General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain model year 2016 Buick Verano vehicles manufactured February 16, 2016, to May 12, 2016, equipped with a 2.0 liter turbocharged engine. The engine fuel line assembly may be misrouted, allowing the fuel line to contact the surface of the engine.
Consequence
If the fuel line contacts the engine, the fuel line may wear, resulting in a fuel leak and increasing the risk of a fire.
Remedy
GM will notify owners, and dealers will replace the fuel line assembly, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on August 19, 2016. Owners may contact Buick customer service at 1-800-521-7300. GM's number for this recall is 54180.
Notify
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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