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March 10, 2000

1999-2000 AM General Hummers Recalled

Washington, DC (SafetyAlerts) - The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has published the recall of certain 1999-2000 AM General Hummers, manufactured between July, 1998 - September, 1999, because a potential chafing condition occurs between the flexible brake lines which connect the master cylinder to the ABS modulator on these sport utility vehicles.

This condition can lead to one or both of the brake lines developing a brake fluid leak, causing a reduction in brake line pressure and resulting in longer-than-normal stopping distances.

Approximately 980 vehicles are affected by this recall.  Dealers will replace the master cylinder to ABS modulator lines.

Owner notification was expected to begin during during February 2000. Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact AM General at 1-734-523-8000.

Notice of this product warning was sent via email to SafeMail subscribers March 10, 2000.

[NHTSA Recall No. 00V005/AM General Recall No. AMG-R0001]

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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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