CHEVROLET K10703 1994: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY:MOUNTING

Make : CHEVROLET Model : K10703 Year : 1994
Build Dates : 1993-10-01 - 1993-10-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 94V030000
Date Owner's Notified: 1994-02-21 Date Received by ODI: 1994-02-09 Date Added to Database: 1994-02-17
Manufacturers Involved: General Motors, LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY:MOUNTING
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 976
Summary:
      THE FRONT FUEL TANK BRACKET ATTACHMENT NUTS WERE TORQUED BELOW THE SPECIFICATION. THESE "LOOSE" NUTS CAN, IN TIME, COME OFF THE BRACKET STUDS ALLOWING THE FRONT OF THE TANK TO SAG BELOW THE NORMAL VEHICLE SILHOUETTE.
Consequence:
      IF THE FRONT OF THE FUEL TANK SAGS BELOW THE NORMALVEHICLE SILHOUETTE, THE FUEL TANK COULD STRIKE SOMETHING IN THE ROAD OR THE ROAD SURFACE RESULTING IN A FUEL TANK LEAK AND POSSIBLE UNDER-VEHICLE FIRE.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL RETORQUE THE FUEL TANK STRAP BRACKET TO PROPER SPECIFICATIONS.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      SYSTEM: FUEL; FUEL TANK ASSEMBLY; ATTACHMENTS.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: 1/2 TON SHORT BOX PICKUP TRUCKS.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 CHEVROLET SERVICE CENTER AT 1-800-222-1020 OR GMC SERVICE CENTER AT 1-313-456-4547. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.