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NHTSA — Fuel System, Gasoline: Delivery: Hoses, Lines/Piping, And Fittings Problems

1.8

hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
88,185 miles

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2002 Buick Rendezvous fuel system problems

fuel system problem

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2002 Buick Rendezvous Owner Comments

problem #3

May 022013

Rendezvous

  • 98,000 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

The contact owns a 2002 Buick Rendezvous. The contact stated that there was a gasoline odor inside and outside of the vehicle. The contact discovered fuel leaking from the fuel tank. The vehicle was taken to the dealer, who diagnosed that the failure was caused by a fractured plastic weld on the fuel tank inlet valve. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was notified of the failure and stated that the vehicle was not included in the NHTSA campaign number: 07V349000 (fuel system, gasoline). The failure mileage was 98,000.

- St. Cloud, FL, USA

problem #2

Aug 262007

Rendezvous 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 166,555 miles
The contact owns a 2002 Buick Rendezvous. The vehicle was idling at a traffic light when the driver was alerted that there was fuel leaking from the vehicle. The vehicle was turned off and the fuel stopped leaking. The vehicle was towed to the dealer. The dealer stated that the fuel line was disconnected from the fuel filter. The fuel filter was replaced. The current and failure mileages were 166,555. Updated 09/19/07

- Bethesda, MD, USA

problem #1

Mar 022007

Rendezvous 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Stainless steel fuel line failure according to the authorized dealer mechanic, failure of plastic retainers permitted the fuel line to rub against firewall metal causing failure of the fuel line.

- Gurabo, PR, USA

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