August 1, 2000
2000 Chevrolet Lumina, Buick Century and Regal
Detroit, MI (SafetyAlerts) - The National Highway
Transportation Administration (NHTSA) has published the recall of certain 2000
Chevrolet Lumina, Buick Century and Regal automobiles, because they fail to comply with
FMVSS No. 301, "Fuel System Integrity."
The clamp that secures the flexible fuel
fill hose to the metal fill tube may be loose and could separate, causing fuel leakage. A
fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source increases the likelihood of fire.
248 vehicles manufactured in May 2000 are affected
by this recall.
Dealers will inspect the fuel hose fill neck clamp
and, if necessary, reposition and tighten the clamp.
The manufacturer has reported that owner
notification began June 28, 2000. Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a
reasonable time should contact Buick at 1-800-521-7300 or Pontiac at 1-800-762-2737.
[NHTSA Recall No. 00V160/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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