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Saturn Recall 99053/00-C-05: GM/FMVSS 135

2000 Saturn SL

If the brake pipe nuts are not properly tightened, brake fluid leakage could occur, increasing the brake's stopping distance.

Service Brakes, Hydraulic — Foundation Components

Vehicle description: Passenger vehicles. These vehicles do not comply with requirements of FMVSS no. 135, "passenger car brake systems." These vehicles were produced with brake pipe attachment nuts that may not be tightened to specifications.
Dealers will inspect the brake pipe nuts for leakage, verify they are tightened to specifications, and replace the brake pipes if needed.
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Date Announced
AUG 24, 1999
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