September 10, 1999
General Motors Corporation
Models: Saturn LS Year: 2000
Number Involved: 1,310
Dates of Manufacture: May - July
Noncompliance: Certain passenger
vehicles do not comply with requirements of FMVSS No. 301, "Fuel System
Integrity." These vehicles may have been produced with an inoperative valve within
the fuel tank assembly. If a vehicle with an inoperative valve were involved in a
rollover, fuel spillage could occur.
Remedy: Dealers will inspect the
vehicles to ensure that the valve is operating as intended. The fuel tank assembly will be
replaced if necessary. Owner notification began the end of July 1999. Owners who do not
receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Saturn at 1-800-553-6000,
[NHTSA Recall No. 99V197/GM Recall No.
99042/Saturn Recall No. 00-C-01]
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