CHEVROLET C20 1993: FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY

Make : CHEVROLET Model : C20 Year : 1993
Build Dates : 1991-10-01 - 1993-01-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 94V044001
Date Owner's Notified: 1994-03-30 Date Received by ODI: 1994-04-05 Date Added to Database: 1994-04-13
Manufacturers Involved: General Motors LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 2595
Summary:
      VEHICLES ALTERED BY PAS, INC. HAVE COMPRESSED NATURAL GAS FUEL TANKS THAT CAN DEVELOP STRESS CORROSION, WHICH CRACK THE E-GLASS WRAPPING. THIS STRESS CORROSION CRACKING CAN LEAD TO TANK RUPTURES.
Consequence:
      IF THE TANK RUPTURES, PERSONAL INJURY TO INDIVIDUALS IN OR NEAR THE VEHICLE MAY OCCUR.
Remedy:
      GM IS OFFERING TO EXCHANGE THESE VEHICLES WITH A COMPARABLY EQUIPPED 1994 GASOLINE 1/2 OR 3/4 TON GM PICKUP. IF THE OWNER CHOOSES NOT TO EXCHANGE THE NATURAL GAS VEHICLE, GM WILL REPURCHASE THE VEHICLE.
Report Initiator: ODI V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      SYSTEM: FUEL; CNG; TANKS.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: LIGHT, 2 WHEEL DRIVE PICKUP TRUCKS EQUIPPED TO RUN ON COMPRESSED NATURAL GAS.WARNING: ALL TRUCKS SHOULD BE REMOVED FROM SERVICE AND THE ENGINE RUN UNTIL THE GAS GAUGE READS BELOW ONE-QUARTER TANK. NO INSPECTION SHOULD BE UNDERTAKEN.CONTACT GENERAL MOTORS AT THE TELEPHONE NUMBER BELOW FOR MORE DETAILED INFORMATION.NOTE: IF YOUR VEHICLE IS PRESENTED TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND THE REMEDY IS NOT PROVIDED WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME AND FREE OF CHARGE OR THE REMEDY DOES NOT CORRECT THE DEFECT OR NONCOMPLIANCE, PLEASE CONTACT GENERAL MOTORS CONSOLIDATED FLEET SERVICE OPERATIONS 'CHEVROLET' AT1-800-334-7000, OR CONTACT GMC TRUCK AT 1-800-462-7000. ALSO, CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.