January 23, 2001
2001 Isuzu Rodeo and Rodeo Sport Automobiles Recalled
Detroit, MI (SafetyAlerts) - The National Highway
Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has published a recall affecting the 2001 Isuzu
Rodeo and Rodeo Sport automobiles. This recall affects models that were manufactured
in August 2000.
This recall involves certain sport utility
vehicles. During the manufacture of certain fuel return hoses, incorrect rubber material
for the outer layer was used. The fuel return hose does not meet ozone-resistant
specifications and could ultimately crack, causing fuel leakage.
3,052 automobiles are affected by this recall.
Dealers will inspect the vehicle to determine if
the vehicle was equipped with an incorrect hose. If it is incorrect, dealers will replace
The manufacturer has reported that owner
notification began Oct. 24, 2000. Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a
reasonable time should contact Isuzu at
1-800-643-4070, ext. 343.
[NHTSA Recall No. 00V298/Isuzu
Recall No. 00-02-S005]
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Did you know?
During 2001 there were over
1575 products recalled in the United
States for safety reasons!
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