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Saturn LS Recall 99V345000

Engine, December 1, 1999

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
December 1, 1999
NHTSA Action Number
PE99064
Potential Number of Units Affected
36,848
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
99V345000
Component
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE

Summary
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. FUEL TANK ASSEMBLIES IN THESE VEHICLES HAVE AN OVER PRESSURE RELIEF (OPR) VALVE THAT CAN BECOME STUCK OPEN IN A FRONTAL COLLISION. IF THE VEHICLE ROLLS OVER, FUEL SPILLAGE COULD OCCUR.
Consequence
IF AN IGNITION SOURCE IS PRESENT, A FIRE COULD RESULT.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL PERMANENTLY SEAL THE OUTLET PORT OF THE OPR VALVE.
Notes
OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING DECEMBER 1999.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 SATURN AT 1-800-553-6000, PROMPT #3.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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