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NHTSA — Fuel System, Gasoline: Storage: Tank Assembly: Filler Pipe And Cap Problems

CarComplaints.com Seal Of This Might Hurt

CarComplaints.com Notes: The Pontiac Vibe is the mechanical twin of the Toyota Matrix.

Both models were a joint GM-Toyota venture, manufactured together at a NUMMI production facility in Fremont, CA. Only the heating & A/C systems are different.

10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
0 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

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2003 Pontiac Vibe fuel system problems

fuel system problem

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2003 Pontiac Vibe Owner Comments

problem #1

Sep 192002

(reported on)

Vibe

  • miles

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

Vehicle cannot be refueled in a normal and safe manner. Pump nozzle cannot be inserted into filler neck while refueling. Doing so, results in an immediate back up of fuel in the filler next and spillage on ground and on individual. Pontiac says it is a known problem with no resolution. This makes car nearly unusable and presents both a health and severe safety hazard. Dealer reports no fix known at this time.

- Adkins, TX, USA

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