CHEVROLET C10706 1998: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

Make : CHEVROLET Model : C10706 Year : 1998
Build Dates : 1997-04-01 - 1997-12-31
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 98V226000
Date Owner's Notified: 1998-10-09 Date Received by ODI: 1998-09-21 Date Added to Database: 1998-09-25
Manufacturers Involved: General Motors, LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 13684
Summary:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: EXTENDED CAB PICKUP TRUCKS AND 4-DOOR UTILITY VEHICLES. THE REAR BRAKE LINE CAN CONTACT THE LEFT FRONT FENDER WHEEL HOUSE INNER PANEL JUST ABOVE THE CHASSIS FRAME. A HOLE COULD BE WORN IN THE BRAKE LINE ALLOWING A LOSS OF BRAKE FLUID.
Consequence:
      REAR BRAKE EFFECTIVENESS COULD BE REDUCED, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL RELOCATE THE BRAKE LINE POSITIONING CLIP, INSPECT THE BRAKE LINE FOR WEAR, AND IF NECESSARY, REPLACE THE BRAKE LINE.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING OCTOBER 1998.OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT CHEVROLET/GEO AT 1-800-222-1020.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT '1-888-327-4236'.