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August 1, 2000

1997-1998 Chevrolet S10 Electric Trucks Recalled

Detroit, MI  (SafetyAlerts) - The National Highway Transportation Administration (NHTSA) has published the recall of certain 1997-1998 Chevrolet S10 trucks because on certain electric pickup trucks, a condition exists in which the fuel-fired heater fill pipe ground strap contacts the rear passenger side brake pipe.

This could wear off the corrosion protection of the brake pipe, leading to premature corrosion and eventual loss of brake pipe integrity and partial brake failure.

306 vehicles, manufactured between April 1997 and March 1998, are affected by this recall.

Dealers will relocate the ground strap attachment, inspect the brake pipe for wear, and replace the brake pipe if necessary.

The manufacturer has reported that owner notification began during June 2000. Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Oldsmobile at 1-800-442-6537 or Pontiac at 1-800-762-2737.

[NHTSA Recall No. 00V159/GM Recall No. 00050]

Notice of this product warning was sent via email to SafeMail subscribers August 1, 2000.

Important Note Regarding Auto Recalls
Frequently SafetyAlerts will list auto recalls before
your dealer will know about them. If you have a vehicle
affected by one of these posted recalls be sure and
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 about?

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