CHEVROLET AVALANCHE 1500 2005: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Make : CHEVROLET Model : AVALANCHE 1500 Year : 2005
Build Dates : 2004-05-01 - 2005-06-30
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 06V289000
Date Owner's Notified: 2006-08-31 Date Received by ODI: 2006-08-03 Date Added to Database: 2006-08-03
Manufacturers Involved: General Motors, LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 06080
Component: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 38439
Summary:
      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:
      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:
      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.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      GM RECALL NO. 06080.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.