Year: 1980 Make: CHEVROLET Model: Chevette

Number of OPEN Recalls 3


NHTSA Recall Number:  82V106000
Recall Date:  01 November 1982

SUMMARY
THE CARBURETOR FUEL INLET HOUSING PLUG IN THE SIDE OF THE CARBURETOR MAY COME OUT.

CONSEQUENCE

REMEDY

MANUFACTURER NOTES
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 1.6 LITER ENGINES.SYSTEM: FUEL; CARBURETOR FUEL INLET PLUG.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: FUEL WOULD LEAK FROM THE CARBURETOR AND, UNDER CERTAINCIRCUMSTANCES COULD START AN UNDERHOOD FIRE WHICH COULD SPREAD TO THE REST OFTHE VEHICLE. THIS COULD CAUSE BURN INJURIES TO VEHICLE PASSENGERS.

NHTSA Recall Number:  83V027000
Recall Date:  04 March 1983

SUMMARY
THE CARBURETOR FUEL PLUG MAY COME OUT AND FUEL COULD LEAK FROM THE CARBURETOR.

CONSEQUENCE

REMEDY

MANUFACTURER NOTES
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 1.6 LITER ENGINES ANDCALIFORNIA EMISSION SYSTEMS.SYSTEM: FUEL SYSTEMS, CARBURETOR FUEL INLET HOUSING PLUG.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: WHEN A FUEL LEAK OCCURS IN THE PRESENCE OF A SOURCE OFIGNITION, A FIRE COULD OCCUR WITHOUT WARNING.

NHTSA Recall Number:  81V060000
Recall Date:  19 May 1981

SUMMARY
ON CERTAIN VEHICLES, THE SEAT BELT RETRACTORS IN THE REAR SEATING POSITIONS CONTAIN FIRST LOCK POSITIONS WHICH WILL NOT LOCK WHEN USED BY SMALLER PASSENGERS. THIS FAILS TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 208, "OCCUPANT CRASH PROTECTION".

CONSEQUENCE

REMEDY

MANUFACTURER NOTES
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES.SYSTEM: INTERIOR; SEAT BELT RETRACTORS.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: IN THE EVENT OF A COLLISION, IF PASSENGERS ARE NOTSECURELY RESTRAINED, THE POSSIBILITY OF PERSONAL INJURY AND DEATH WOULD BEINCREASED.