CHEVROLET CHEVETTE 1982: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:CARBURETOR SYSTEM

Make : CHEVROLET Model : CHEVETTE Year : 1982
Build Dates : 1979-08-01 - 1981-07-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 83V027000
Date Owner's Notified: 1982-11-12 Date Received by ODI: 1983-03-04 Date Added to Database: 1983-03-11
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 : 491736
Summary:
      THE CARBURETOR FUEL PLUG MAY COME OUT AND FUEL COULD LEAK FROM THE CARBURETOR.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      THE DEALER WILL INSTALL A RETAINING CLIP ON THE CARBURETOR INLET PLUG TO PREVENT IT FROM DISLODGING, AT NO CHARGE TO OWNER.
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 ANDCALIFORNIA EMISSION SYSTEMS.SYSTEM: FUEL SYSTEMS, CARBURETOR FUEL INLET HOUSING PLUG.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: WHEN A FUEL LEAK OCCURS IN THE PRESENCE OF A SOURCE OFIGNITION, A FIRE COULD OCCUR WITHOUT WARNING.