2007 Chevy Impala recall : Fuel system

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  1. ChevyFan

    ChevyFan The Sheriff Staff Member 5+ Years 5000 Posts

    Make : CHEVROLET
    Model : IMPALA
    Year : 2007
    Manufacturer : GENERAL MOTORS CORP.

    NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 06V419000
    Recall Date : OCT 31, 2006

    Component: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE
    Potential Number Of Units Affected : 1602

    Summary:
    ON CERTAIN VEHICLES, THE FUEL TANK IS MISSING THE ADHESIVE LAYER THAT BONDS THE BARRIER LAYER TO THE OUTER SHELL OF THE FUEL TANK.

    Consequence:
    WITH THIS CONDITION, FUEL AND/OR FUEL VAPORS COULD SEEP OUT BETWEEN THE LAYERS, INCREASING THE RISK OF A FIRE.

    Remedy:
    DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE SERIAL NUMBER ON THE FUEL TANK AND REPLACE THE FUEL TANK IF NECESSARY. THE RECALL BEGAN ON NOVEMBER 13, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT BUICK AT 1-866-608-8080, CHEVROLET AT 1-800-630-2438, OR PONTIAC AT 1-800-620-7668.

    Notes:
    GM RECALL NO. 06160. CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION’S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.
     

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