June 2, 2000
1999-2000 Chevrolet Express and GMC Savana Automobiles Recalled
Detroit, MI (SafetyAlerts) - The National Highway
Transportation Administration (NHTSA) has published the recall of certain 1999-2000
Chevrolet Express and GMC Savana automobiles because passenger vans equipped with a brake
warning indicator may have a power steering cooler hose that can separate from the power
brake booster fluid flow switch assembly.
According to NHTSA, if this occurs,
power steering fluid could flow onto hot engine parts, and an engine compartment fire
10,468 of these vehicles, manufactured between
March, 1998 through January, 2000 are affected by this recall.
Dealers will inspect for three screw clamps to the
power steering hose joints. If the clamps are not the screw type, dealers will replace the
clamps. The manufacturer has reported that owner notification began during late March
Owners who 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.
[NHTSA Recall No. 00V085/GM Recall
Notice of this product warning was sent via email
to SafeMail subscribers June 2,
Regarding Auto Recalls
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auto recalls before
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write down the NHTSA
CAMPAIGN ID Number.
If your dealer doesn't know about the recall when you
check, ask them how they are notified of recalls and
when the next update is due.
Did you know?
During 2001 there were over
1575 products recalled in the United
States for safety reasons!
How many did you hear
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