May 7, 2002
General Motors Has Recalled Trailblazer, Envoy, and
General Motors Has
Recalled Trailblazer, Envoy, and Bravada because a fuel filter fitting can
Number of Units Affected: 60044
Manufactured: 09/2001 - 11/2001
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES. A FUEL FILTER FITTING CAN
BECOME DISCONNECTED. IF THIS WERE TO OCCUR WHILE ATTEMPTING TO START THE
ENGINE, A NO-START CONDITION WOULD RESULT AND FUEL WOULD BE PUMPED OUT THE
FUEL FILTER ONTO THE GROUND.
IF THE FITTING BECOMES DISCONNECTED WHILE THE VEHICLE IS IN MOTION, THE
ENGINE WOULD STOP DUE TO INADEQUATE FUEL SUPPLY AND CAUSE A LOSS OF POWER
STEERING ASSIST. IF AN IGNITION SOURCE WERE PRESENT, FUEL LEAKAGE FROM A
DISCONNECTED FUEL FILTER FITTING COULD RESULT IN A FIRE.
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE FUEL FILTER QUICK CONNECT RETAINERS. OWNER
NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING MAY 2002. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR
VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT
RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT CHEVROLET AT
1-800-222-1020. GMC AT 1-800-462-8782, OR OLDSMOBILE AT 1-800-442-6537.
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 02V121000.
Regarding Auto Recalls
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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!
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