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Recall: 2004-2006 Silverado/Sierra (2500): ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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    [FONT=&quot]NHTSA #: [/FONT][FONT=&quot]70659,70660,70665,70668,70670,70673[/FONT][FONT=&quot]
    [/FONT][FONT=&quot]Make: [/FONT][FONT=&quot]GM
    Model: SILVERADO/SIERRA 2500
    Model Year: 2004-2006[/FONT][FONT=&quot]
    [/FONT][FONT=&quot]MFG Campaign #: [/FONT][FONT=&quot]6080[/FONT][FONT=&quot]

    [/FONT][FONT=&quot]Description: [/FONT][FONT=&quot]ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING[/FONT][FONT=&quot]
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    Manufacturer that filed defect/noncompliance report: GENERAL MOTORS CORP.
    Begin Date of MFG: 3/1/2003[/FONT][FONT=&quot]
    [/FONT][FONT=&quot]End Date of MFG:[/FONT][FONT=&quot] 4/30/2006
    Vehicle, Equipment, or Tire report: V

    Number of units affected: 38,439
    Date owner notified by MFG: 8/31/2006[/FONT][FONT=&quot]
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    Recall Initiator: MFR
    MFG's of Recalled Vehicles/Products: GENERAL MOTORS CORP.

    Defect Summary: ON CERTAIN TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH AN 8.1L V8 (RPO L8-VIN G) ENGINE HAVE A CONDITION IN WHICH THE ENGINE FUEL RAIL PULSE DAMPER RETAINER CLIP MAY FRACTURE RESULTING IN INADEQUATE RETENTION OF THE DAMPER. [/FONT][FONT=&quot]
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    Consequence Summary: IF THE DAMPER COMES LOOSE, A FUEL LEAK MAY RESULT. FUEL LEAKAGE, IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE, COULD RESULT IN A FIRE.[/FONT][FONT=&quot]

    [/FONT][FONT=&quot]Corrective Summary:[/FONT][FONT=&quot] DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE ENGINE FUEL RAIL PULSE DAMPER RETAINER CLIP FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON AUGUST 31, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT CHEVROLET AT 1-800-630-2438 AND GMC TRUCKS AT 1-866-996-9463.[/FONT][FONT=&quot]
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    Recall Notes: GM RECALL NO. 06080 CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153)[/FONT]
     

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