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
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
Notice of this product warning was sent via email
to SafeMail subscribers August 1,
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when the next update is due.
Did you know?
During 2001 there were over
1575 products recalled in the United
States for safety reasons!
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