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
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,
Regarding Auto Recalls
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auto recalls before
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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
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