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Recall 93V199000

Recall 93V199000

Engine, December 8, 1993

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
December 8, 1993
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
6,807
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
93V199000
Component
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
Summary
THE FUEL LINES ON THESE VEHICLES MAY HAVE BEEN MISROUTED AND MAY CONTACT THE "AIR" CHECK VALVE. THE HIGH TEMPERATURES FROM THE "AIR" CHECK VALVE COULD ALLOW IT TO MELT THROUGH AND DAMAGE A FUEL LINE.
Consequence
A FUEL LINE WHICH HAS BEEN DAMAGED BY THE HEAT OF THE"AIR" CHECK VALVE MAY LEAK FUEL INTO THE ENGINE COMPARTMENT WHERE IT COULDRESULT IN A FIRE IF EXPOSED TO A SOURCE OF IGNITION.
Remedy
REROUTE ANY MISROUTED FUEL LINES TO THE PROPER POSITION, AND REPLACE ANY FUEL LINE BUNDLE WHERE THE OUTER SHELL HAS BEEN MELTED THROUGH.
Notify
GM RECALL NUMBERS:CHEVROLET IS 94-C-09 AND PONTIAC IS 94-C-01.SYSTEM: FUEL; FUEL LINES; HOSES; NON-METALLIC.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS WITH 5.7 LITER V8 ENGINES.NOTE: IF YOUR VEHICLE IS PRESENTED TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPONSERVICE DATE AND THE REMEDY IS NOT PROVIDED WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME OR THEREMEDY DOES NOT CORRECT THE DEFECT OR NONCOMPLIANCE, PLEASE CALL CHEVROLETSERVICE CENTER AT 1-800-222-1020 OR PONTIAC SERVICE CENTER AT 1-800-762-2737.ALSO, PLEASE CALL THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTOSAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.
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