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Recalls - 1994 GMC K10703

What is a recall? The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, generally in cooperation with the vehicle manufacturer, issues recalls when a motor vehicle or item of motor vehicle equipment (including tires) does not comply with a Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard or when there is a safety-related defect in the vehicle or equipment. Work dictated by a recall is generally completed at no charge to the vehicle owner, regardless of whether you are the first owner or a subsequent owner. Please contact your service facilities for additional details and to confirm that this recall is relevant to your particular vehicle.

Component Description

FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY:MOUNTING

Recall Number

94V030000

Manufacturer Recall Number

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Number of Vehicles Affected

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Manufactured From

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Manufactured To

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Defect Description

THE FRONT FUEL TANK BRACKET ATTACHMENT NUTS WERE TORQUED BELOW THE SPECIFICATION. THESE "LOOSE" NUTS CAN, IN TIME, COME OFF THE BRACKET STUDS ALLOWING THE FRONT OF THE TANK TO SAG BELOW THE NORMAL VEHICLE SILHOUETTE.

Defect Consequence

IF THE FRONT OF THE FUEL TANK SAGS BELOW THE NORMALVEHICLE SILHOUETTE, THE FUEL TANK COULD STRIKE SOMETHING IN THE ROAD OR THE ROAD SURFACE RESULTING IN A FUEL TANK LEAK AND POSSIBLE UNDER-VEHICLE FIRE.

Defect Corrective Action

DEALERS WILL RETORQUE THE FUEL TANK STRAP BRACKET TO PROPER SPECIFICATIONS.

Notes

SYSTEM: FUEL; FUEL TANK ASSEMBLY; ATTACHMENTS. VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: 1/2 TON SHORT BOX PICKUP TRUCKS. NOTE: IF YOUR VEHICLE IS PRESENTED TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND THE REMEDY IS NOT PROVIDED WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME AND FREE OF CHARGE OR THE REMEDY DOES NOT CORRECT THE DEFECT OR NONCOMPLIANCE, PLEASE CONTACT CHEVROLET SERVICE CENTER AT 1-800-222-1020 OR GMC SERVICE CENTER AT 1-313-456-4547. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.


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