CHEVROLET CHEVETTE 1982: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:CARBURETOR SYSTEM

Make : CHEVROLET Model : CHEVETTE Year : 1982
Build Dates : 1979-10-01 - 1982-03-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 82V106000
Date Owner's Notified: 1982-11-12 Date Received by ODI: 1982-11-01 Date Added to Database: 1982-11-03
Manufacturers Involved: General Motors, LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:CARBURETOR SYSTEM
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 106651
Summary:
      THE CARBURETOR FUEL INLET HOUSING PLUG IN THE SIDE OF THE CARBURETOR MAY COME OUT.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      THE DEALER WILL INSTALL A RETAINING CLIP ON THE CARBURETOR INLET PLUG TO PREVENT FUEL LEAKAGE, WITHOUT CHARGE.
Report Initiator: ODI V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 1.6 LITER ENGINES.SYSTEM: FUEL; CARBURETOR FUEL INLET PLUG.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: FUEL WOULD LEAK FROM THE CARBURETOR AND, UNDER CERTAINCIRCUMSTANCES COULD START AN UNDERHOOD FIRE WHICH COULD SPREAD TO THE REST OFTHE VEHICLE. THIS COULD CAUSE BURN INJURIES TO VEHICLE PASSENGERS.