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March 10, 2000

2000 Saturn L-Series Recalled

Washington, DC (SafetyAlerts) - The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has published the recall of certain 2000 Saturn L-Series automobiles, manufactured between May, 1998 - October, 1999, because the fuel tank assemblies in these vehicles have an Over Pressure Relief (OPR) valve that can become stuck open in a frontal collision.

If the vehicle rolls over, fuel spillage could occur and, if an ignition source is present, a fire could result.

Approximately 36,800 vehicles are affected by this recall.  Dealers will permanently seal the outlet port of the OPR valve.

Owner notification began in January, 2000. Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Saturn at 1-800-553-6000, Prompt #3.

[NHTSA Recall No. 99V340/GM Recall No. 99087/Saturn Recall No. 00C08]

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

Important Note Regarding Auto Recalls
Frequently SafetyAlerts will list 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!

How many did you hear about?

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