2016 Chevrolet Cruze recall 18159

Chevrolet Recall 18159: Fuel Leak In Rollover After Crash/FMVSS 301

2016 Chevrolet Cruze

A fuel leak, in the presence of an ignition source, increases the risk of a fire.

Fuel System, Gasoline

Summary
General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain 2016-2018 Chevrolet Cruze LS vehicles, equipped with a gasoline engine and a tire inflator kit instead of a spare tire. The vehicles may leak gasoline following a rear-impact crash and a rollover. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 301, "Fuel System Integrity."
Actions
GM will notify owners, and dealers will install a lock-ring on the fuel tank that will shield the fuel tank vapor pressure sensor from damage in a rear-impact crash, free of charge. The recall began June 7, 2018. Owners may contact Chevrolet customer service at 1-800-222-1020. GM's number for this recall is 18159.

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Date Announced
MAY 10, 2018
Vehicles Affected
111,966
Chevrolet Recall #
18159
NHTSA Campaign #
18V304000
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