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Recall 95V243000

Fuel Rail Leaks Fuel

Recall Details

The fuel rail may leak, causing an odor and a fire hazard. Dealers will inspect and replace fuel rails found to be in the date range of faulty parts free of charge to resolve the concern.

Our Quick Take

The fuel rail may leak fuel from an improper crimped end retainer clip during assembly. This can result in an odor and a fire hazard.

What Should You Do?

Recalls on your General Motors truck must be performed by a General Motors dealership. General Motors began notifying known owners of affected vehicles when the recall was announced, in December 1995. If you did not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local General Motors dealers below. 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.

Exhaust & Emissions, December 28, 1995

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
December 28, 1995
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
623
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
95V243000
Component
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
Summary
CERTAIN TRUCKS HAVE FUEL RAIL ASSEMBLIES WITH AN IMPROPERLY CRIMPED END RETAINER CLIP THAT RESULTS IN A FUEL LEAK.
Consequence
IF FUEL LEAKAGE OCCURS AND AN IGNITION SOURCE IS PRESENT, AN ENGINE COMPARTMENT FIRE COULD OCCUR.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE FUEL RAIL ASSEMBLY AND REPLACE ANY FUEL RAIL ASSEMBLY WITH A JULIAN DATE CODE OF 95318 THROUGH 95338.
Notify
SYSTEM: FUEL; FUEL LINES; METALLIC. VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: LIGHT DUTY PICKUP TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH 7.4L ENGINES. NOTE: 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 1-800-424-9393.
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