1972 CHEVROLET VEGA Recall - Recall ID 12976

1972 CHEVROLET VEGA Recall

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NHTSA Campaign Number: 72V075000 
Vehicle/Equipment Make: CHEVROLET 
Vehicle/Eqipment Model: VEGA 
Model Year: 1972 
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Mfg Component Desc: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:CARBURETOR SYSTEM 
Mfg Involved in Recall: GENERAL MOTORS CORP. 
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Type of Report: (V) Vehicle 
Potential # of Units Affected: 129,000 
Date Owner Notified by Mfg: 04-07-72 
Recall Initiated By: MFR 
Mfg Responsible for Recall: GENERAL MOTORS LLC 
Report Recieved Date: 04-07-72 
Record Creation Date: 10-12-79 
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Notes: CHEVROLET CAMPAIGN NO 72-C-05.POSSIBILITY THAT VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH ENGINESOPTION L-11 (TWO-BARREL CARBURETOR) MAY EXPERIENCE EXHAUST SYSTEM BACKFIRES OFSUFFICIENT FREQUENCY AND MAGNITUDE TO WEAKEN AND RUPTURE MUFFLER.EXHAUSTSFROM MUFFLER WITH RUPTURED END COVER CAN SUBJECT FUEL TANK TO SUFFICIENT HEATTO EXPAND FUEL AND CREATE FUEL SPILLAGE.SUBSEQUENT ENGINE BACKFIRES MAYIGNITE FUEL AND CAUSE FIRE DAMAGE.(CORRECT BY INSPECTING AND INSTALLING NEWMUFFLER AND COMPONENTS WHERE NECESSARY.) 
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1972 CHEVROLET VEGA Recall - Recall ID 12976 for CHEVROLET VEGA FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:CARBURETOR SYSTEM

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