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Saturn Ion Recall 04V281000

Fuel Pipe in Engine Compartment May Leak

Recall Details

On some supercharged Ion models, the hard fuel feed pipe to the engine could crack and leak fuel near the fuel rail. If this happens, there would be an noticeable fuel odor. A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source may result in a fire. Dealers will replace the fuel feed pipe assembly. The recall began June 9, 2004. The GM recall number is 04053.

Our Quick Take

On some supercharged Ion models, the hard fuel line to the engine could crack and leak fuel. If this happens, there would be an noticeable fuel odor. A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source may result in a fire.

What Should You Do?

Please contact your GM dealer. They will check to see if your specific vehicle is affected and advise you on what to do next. Always have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.

Engine, June 9, 2004

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
June 9, 2004
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
670
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
04V281000
Component
FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP

Summary
CERTAIN VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH SUPERCHARGED 2.0L 4-CYLINDER (LSJ) ENGINE WERE BUILT WITH A FUEL FEED PIPE THAT COULD CRACK AND LEAK FUEL NEAR THE FUEL RAIL. IF FUEL LEAKS FROM THE FUEL FEED PIPE, THERE WOULD BE A NOTICEABLE FUEL ODOR AROUND THE VEHICLE.
Consequence
FUEL LEAKAGE, IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE, COULD RESULT IN A FIRE.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE FUEL FEED PIPE ASSEMBLY. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN ON JUNE 9, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT SATURN AT 1-800-972-8876.
Notes
GM RECALL NO. 04053.ALSO, CUSTOMERS CAN 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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