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Saturn Recall 00081: GM/FMVSS 301/Vent Valve Weld

2001 Saturn SC1

Fuel spillage could occur during refueling or if the vehicle were involved in a rollover. If an ignition source were present, a fire could occur.

Fuel System, Gasoline — Storage — Tank Assembly

Summary
Vehicle description: Certain passenger vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of FMVSS no. 301, "fuel system integrity." These vehicles were built with an inadequate vent valve weld on the top portion of the fuel tank.
Actions
Dealers will inspect the vehicle to ensure the fuel tank vent valve is properly welded. If necessary, dealers will replace the fuel tank assembly.
Documents (6)

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Date Announced
OCT 12, 2000
Vehicles Affected
6,092
Saturn Recall #
00081
NHTSA Campaign #
00V309000
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