Engine Fuel Rail Pulse Damper Retainer Clip Recall

Discussion in 'Chevy Avalanche Forum (Escalade EXT)' started by ChevyFan, Jun 5, 2007.

  1. ChevyFan

    ChevyFan The Sheriff Staff Member 5+ Years 5000 Posts

    Make / Models : Model/Build Years: CHEVROLET / AVALANCHE 2004
    CHEVROLET / AVALANCHE 1500 2005-2006
    CHEVROLET / KODIAK 2006
    CHEVROLET / SILVERADO 2004-2006
    CHEVROLET / SUBURBAN 2004-2005
    CHEVROLET / SUBURBAN 1500 2006
    GMC / SIERRA 2004-2006
    GMC / TOPKICK 6500 2006
    GMC / YUKON XL 2004-2006
    Manufacturer : GENERAL MOTORS CORP. NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 06V289000 Mfr's Report Date : AUG 02, 2006Component: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLINGPotential Number Of Units Affected : 38439Summary:
    [​IMG] ON CERTAIN TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH AN 8.1L V8 (RPO L8-VIN G) ENGINE HAVE A CONDITION IN WHICH THE ENGINE FUEL RAIL PULSE DAMPER RETAINER CLIP MAY FRACTURE RESULTING IN INADEQUATE RETENTION OF THE DAMPER. Consequence:
    [​IMG] IF THE DAMPER COMES LOOSE, A FUEL LEAK MAY RESULT. FUEL LEAKAGE, IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE, COULD RESULT IN A FIRE.Remedy:
    [​IMG] DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE ENGINE FUEL RAIL PULSE DAMPER RETAINER CLIP FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON AUGUST 31, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT CHEVROLET AT 1-800-630-2438 AND GMC TRUCKS AT 1-866-996-9463.Notes:
    [​IMG] GM RECALL NO. 06080. CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION¬íS VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.

    http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/cars/p...rcl_ID=06V289000&summary=true&PrintVersion=NO
     

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