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May 19, 2000

GM Recalling Certain 1996- and 1997-model Chevrolet Express and GMC Savana full-size vans

Detroit, MI  (SafetyAlerts) - The National Highway Transportation Administration (NHTSA) has published the recall of  certain 1996- and 1997-model Chevrolet Express and GMC Savana full-size vans because a fuel tank valve   designed to prevent fuel leaks during a rollover accident - may stick open, raising the chance of a fire.

Vehicles, manufactured between September 1995 through June 1997 are affected by this recall.

GM has not yet provided a remedy for this campaign. GM has not yet provided NHTSA with an an owner notification schedule for this campaign.

Questions should be directed to Chevrolet at 1-800-222-1020 or GMC at 1-800-462-8782.

Notice of this product warning was sent via email to SafeMail subscribers May 19, 2000.

Important Note Regarding Auto Recalls
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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 
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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