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NHTSA Defect Investigations for the 2001 GMC Sonoma

The Office of Defects Investigations (ODI) is an office within the NHTSA which investigates serious safety problems in the design, construction or performance of vehicles. The NHTSA is authorized to order manufacturers to recall and repair vehicles, if the ODI finds a safety issue. NHTSA investigations for the 2001 GMC Sonoma, both ongoing and closed, are listed below:

  1. INVESTIGATION: ENGINE STALL DUE TO FUEL STARVATION

    NHTSA Preliminary Evaluation #PE02066

    • Status:
      CLOSED
    • Date Opened: September 06, 2002
    • Date Closed: November 03, 2003
    • Recall: No recall issued

    Component(s): Fuel System, Gasoline
    Fuel System, Gasoline:Delivery:Fuel Pump
    Fuel System, Other
    Fuel System, Other:Delivery:Fuel Pump

    Summary: Alleged that a restricted or plugged in-tank modular fuel sender strainer may result in engine hesitation, no-start, or stall

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