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  NHTSA Recall 07V349000

NHTSA Campaign Id 07V349000; Date: Aug. 8, 2007

A fracture may allow fuel vapors to pass through and allow droplets of fuel to accumulate on the side of the fuel tank. Fuel leakage, in the presence of an ignition source, could result in a fire.

icon1 Recalled Vehicles:

2002 Buick Rendezvous 2003 Buick Rendezvous 2004 Buick Rendezvous 2001 Chevrolet Venture 2002 Chevrolet Venture 2003 Chevrolet Venture 2004 Chevrolet Venture 2001 Pontiac Aztek 2002 Pontiac Aztek 2003 Pontiac Aztek 2004 Pontiac Aztek 2001 Pontiac Montana 2002 Pontiac Montana 2003 Pontiac Montana 2004 Pontiac Montana

Component: Fuel System, Gasoline:storage

Manufactured by: General Motors Corp.

Affected Units:: 20,594

icon3 Recall Summary:

On certain vehicles, variations in the manufacturing process or exposure to high ambient temperatures may lead to fracture of the fuel tank inlet check valve (icv).

icon2 How to Fix:

Dealers will replace the fuel tank. The recall will be mailed in two phases with the first phase beginning on December 4, 2007. The second phase will be mailed on December 13, 2007. Owners may contact Buick at 1-866-608-8080; Chevrolet at 1-800-630-2438; or pontiac at 1-800-620-7668. The vehicle population includes Buick rendezvous and pontiac aztek vehicle built in may 2003; Chevrolet venture and pontiac montana vehicles built from June through August 2002; and all vehicles registered in nevada, arizona, virgin islands, puerto rico, and hawaii.

icon4 Recall Notes:

Gm recall no. 06230. 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.

Date Owners notified by Manufacturer: Dec 4, 2007

Also see:

All recalls of Buick vehicles.

More recall documents on nhtsa.gov.