February 16, 2001
Isuzu Recalls 2000-2001 Trooper
Detroit, MI (SafetyAlerts) - The National Highway
Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has published a recall affecting the 2000 and
2001 Isuzu Trooper. The affected models were manufactured from July 1999 through
Note: The fuel leakage issue in this
recall campaign is not the same as the one addressed in Isuzu's previous campaign 00V-253.
This recall involves certain sport utility
vehicles equipped with 4-wheel drive and automatic transmissions built with TOD
(Torque-On-Demand). In certain high speed, frontal crashes, movement of engine compartment
components can cause the potential for fuel leakage. Fuel leakage in the presence of an
ignition source could result in a fire.
18,462 automobiles are affected by this recall.
Dealers will install a new, reinforced fuel hose
The manufacturer has reported that
owner notification began Nov. 27, 2000. Owners who do not receive the free
remedy within a reasonable time should contact Isuzu at
[NHTSA Recall No. 00V376, Mfg.
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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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