Fire Danger causes recall of Chevy Express vehicles
Report Receipt Date:MAR 08, 2013 NHTSA Campaign Number:13V080000 Component(s):FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER Potential Number of Units Affected:48 Manufacturer:General Motors
General Motors is recalling certain model year 2011 Chevrolet Express vehicles converted by Impco Automotive to run compressed natural gas (CNG), manufactured between November 23, 2010 and December 23, 2010 and equipped with a four tank configuration using a pressure relief device (PRD) and pressure relief vent pipe assembly . In the affected vehicles, the pressure relief vent pipe assembly may have been built incorrectly.
If a pressure relief device activates with an improperly assembled vent pipe, compressed natural gas may be vented into the passenger compartment. If an ignition source is present, an explosion or fire may result.
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