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2002 Pontiac Aztek
3 Recalls & Safety Reports
Recall List for the 2002 Pontiac Aztek
Official recall notices have been issued for the 2002 Pontiac Aztek by the NHTSA. The complete details of all recalls are listed below, along with what they cover and the recommended solutions. It's important to note that most recalls won't cost you anything to get fixed, so if your car is affected you should call an authorized Pontiac service shop immediately!
2002 Pontiac Aztek FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE NHTSA Campaign #07V349000
Summary: On certain vehicles, variations in the manufacturing process or exposure to high ambient temperatures may lead to fracture of the fuel tank inlet check valve (icv).
Consequence: A fracture may allow fuel vapors to pass through and allow droplets of fuel to accumulate on the side of the fuel tank. Fuel leakage, in the presence of an ignition source, could result in a fire.
Actions: Dealers will replace the fuel tank. The recall will be mailed in two phases with the first phase beginning on December 4, 2007. The second phase will be mailed on December 13, 2007. Owners may contact Buick at 1-866-608-8080; Chevrolet at 1-800-630-2438; or Pontiac at 1-800-620-7668. The vehicle population includes Buick rendezvous and Pontiac Aztek vehicle built in May 2003; Chevrolet Venture and Pontiac Montana vehicles built from June through August 2002; and all vehicles registered in Nevada, Arizona, virgin islands, puerto rico, and Hawaii. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #07V349000 »
2002 Pontiac Aztek FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY:PRESSURE RELIEF DEVICES NHTSA Campaign #07E021000
Summary: Certain delphi fuel pressure regulators, P/nos. FP10020-11B1, FP10026-11B1, and FP10027-11B1, sold after January 9, 2007, as aftermarket equipment for various passenger vehicles listed above. The universal pressure regulators (upr) were produced without an O'ring and retainer.
Consequence: Fuel may leak, possibly resulting in a fire.
Actions: Delphi will notify owners and replace the upr free of charge. The recall began on April 23, 2007. Owners can contact delphi at 877-411-8770. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #07E021000 »
2002 Pontiac Aztek EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL NHTSA Campaign #03V250000
Summary: Certain minivans, passenger and sport utility vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard no. 225, "child restraint anchorage system." The owner's manual does not explain the meaning of the location symbols for the child restraint lower universal anchorage system.
Consequence: This does not meet the requirements of the standard.
Actions: Owners will be provided with a supplement for their owner's manual. This supplement describes and shows the location symbols for the child restraint anchors that are located in the vehicle and on the child restraint or booster cushion. Owner notification began August 18, 2003. Owners should contact Buick at 1-866-608-8080, Cadillac at 1-866-982-2339, Chevrolet at 1-800-630-2438, GMC at 1-866-996-9463, Pontiac at 1-800-620-7668, or Oldsmobile at 1-800-630-6537. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #03V250000 »