2002 GMC SIERRA Recall - Recall ID 46645

2002 GMC SIERRA Recall

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NHTSA Campaign Number: 03V435000 
Vehicle/Equipment Make: GMC 
Vehicle/Eqipment Model: SIERRA 
Model Year: 2002 
Mfg Campaign Number: 03053 
Mfg Component Desc: FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:DELIVERY 
Mfg Involved in Recall: GENERAL MOTORS CORP. 
Manufacture Dates: 10-01-01 through 06-30-02 
Type of Report: (V) Vehicle 
Potential # of Units Affected: 395 
Date Owner Notified by Mfg: 12-03-03 
Recall Initiated By: MFR 
Mfg Responsible for Recall: GENERAL MOTORS LLC 
Report Recieved Date: 11-03-03 
Record Creation Date: 10-29-03 
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Defect Summary: SOME 2WD AND 4WD PICKUP TRUCKS, CONVERTED TO EITHER DEDICATED OR BI-FUEL COMPRESSED NATURAL GAS (CNG) FUEL USAGE, WERE ASSEMBLED WITH A THROTTLE CABLE THAT CAN CONTACT AND RUB THROUGH THE FLEXIBLE PRESSURIZED FUEL LINE CREATING A PINHOLE LEAK OF NATURAL GAS TO THE ATMOSPHERE. 
Consequence Summary: A STRONG ODOR OF NATURAL GAS MAY BE DETECTED FROM INSIDE THE VEHICLE, POSSIBLY ACCOMPANIED BY A HISSING NOISE. IF THE NATURAL GAS WERE ACCIDENTALLY IGNITED, SERIOUS INJURY COULD RESULT. 
Corrective Summary: DEALERS WILL SECURE THE THROTTLE CABLE TO ELIMINATE THE POSSIBILITY OF CONTACT WITH THE CNG FUEL LINE. THE CNG FUEL LINE, THROTTLE CABLE, AND CRUISE CONTROL CABLE ARE ALSO TO BE INSPECTED AND REPLACED IF NECESSARY. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN ON DECEMBER 11, 2003. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT CHEVROLET AT 1-800-630-2438 OR GMC AT 1-866-996-9463. 
Notes: GM RECALL NO. 03053.CUSTOMERS CAN CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236). 
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2002 GMC SIERRA Recall - Recall ID 46645 for GMC SIERRA FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:DELIVERY

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