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Recall 98V241000

Recall 98V241000

Engine, October 19, 1998

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
October 19, 1998
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
2,732
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
98V241000
Component
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:HOSE
Summary
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A 3.8L V6 ENGINE. SOME OF THESE VEHICLES WERE BUILT WITHOUT A HEATER HOSE CLIP WHICH COULD ALLOW THE HOSE TO SAG AND CONTACT THE OXYGEN SENSOR RESULTING IN A COOLANT LEAK.
Consequence
IF A COOLANT LEAK WERE TO OCCUR, AND LEAKING COOLANT CONTACTED THE HOT EXHAUST MANIFOLD, AN ENGINE COMPARTMENT FIRE COULD RESULT.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL INSTALL A HEATER HOSE CLIP.
Notify
OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING OCTOBER 1998.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 CONTACTOLDSMOBILE AT 1-800-442-6537.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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