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August 1, 2000

2000 Chevrolet Lumina, Buick Century and Regal Automobiles Recalled

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 No. 00056]

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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