OLDSMOBILE OMEGA 1980: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

Make : OLDSMOBILE Model : OMEGA Year : 1980
Build Dates : 1978-08-01 - 1979-03-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 79V091000
Date Owner's Notified: 1979-04-01 Date Received by ODI: 1979-04-05 Date Added to Database: 1979-10-12
Manufacturers Involved: General Motors LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 4626
Summary:
      FUEL HOSES MAY BE INCORRECTLY POSITIONED AND CONTACT THE RIGHT FRONT DRIVE AXLE BOOT DURING VEHICLE OPERATION. AFTER A PERIOD OF TIME, THE ROTATING BOOT COULD WEAR A HOLE IN THE FUEL HOSE, RESULTING IN FULE LEAKAGE.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      IF PROPER CLEARANCE IS NOT PRESENT, THE METAL FUEL PIPE WILL BE REFORMED UPWARDS TO CORRECT THE PROBLEM, WITHOUT CHARGE TO OWNER.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES.SYSTEM: FUEL; FUEL HOSE.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: LEAKING FUEL COULD LEAD TO A FIRE IN THE ENGINECOMPARTMENT, VEHICLE DAMAGE, AND PERSONAL INJURY TO PASSENGERS.