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THE C3 CORVETTE - RECALLS
Make: CHEVROLET  Model: CORVETTE
Model Year: 1974

Manufacturer: CARDONE INDUSTRIES, INC.
Mfr's Report Date: MAY 07, 2003

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 03E032000
NHTSA Action Number: N/A 
Component: SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:DISC:CALIPER

Potential Number of Units Affected: 15899

Summary:
REMANUFACTURERD REAR BRAKE CALIPERS, PART NOS. 18-7019, 18-7020, 16-7019, AND 16-7020, MANUFACTURED FROM FEBRUARY 1, 2002, TO APRIL, 25, 2003., AND FOR USE ON 1965 THRU 1982 CHEVROLET CORVETTES. THE SUBJECT BRAKE CALIPERS WERE MANUFACTURED USING IMPROPERLY MANUFACTURED PISTON SEALS. THESE SEALS ARE INTENDED TO PREVENT FLUID LEAKAGE BETWEEN THE CALIPER HOUSING AND THE PISTONS. THESE BRAKE CALIPERS ARE FOR USE ONLY ON 1965 THRU 1982 CHEVROLET CORVETTE VEHICLES. THIS RECALL DOES NOT INVOLVE GENERAL MOTORS CORPORATION OR ANY OF ITS PRODUCTS. 

Consequence:
UNDER THESE CONDITIONS, THE VEHICLE OPERATOR MAY NOT BE ABLE TO STOP THE CAR, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN A VEHICLE CRASH.

Remedy:
CARDONE WILL NOTIFY ITS CUSTOMERS AND ALL UNSOLD INVENTORY WILL BE REPURCHASED AND WILL PROVIDE A FULL REFUND TO CUSTOMERS. OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING MAY 2003. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT CARDONE AT 215-912-3000.

Notes:
ALSO, CUSTOMERS CAN CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION¿S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).









Make: CHEVROLET Model: CORVETTE
Model Year: 1974

Manufacturer: HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL, INC.
Mfr's Report Date: OCT 19, 2007

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 07E088000
NHTSA Action Number: N/A 
Component: EQUIPMENT

Potential Number of Units Affected: 121680

Summary:
CERTAIN HONEYWELL FRAM RACING BRAND HP4 AND HP8 OIL FILTERS THAT WERE MANUFACTURED FROM MAY 25, 2006, THROUGH SEPTEMBER 14, 2007, AND SOLD FOR USE AS REPLACEMENT EQUIPMENT FOR VEHICLES LIST ABOVE. THE AFFECTED FILTERS ARE MARKED WITH A DATE CODE A61451 THROUGH A72571 SEQUENTIALLY. THE DATE CODE AND PART NUMBER APPEAR ON THE FILTER HOUSING. FRAM RACING HP4 AND HP8 OIL FILTERS NOT BEARING A DATE CODE IN THIS RANGE ARE NOT AFFECTED BY THIS RECALL. THE GASKET OF THE OIL FILTER BECOMES MORE PLIABLE UNDER HIGH TEMPERATURES AND PRESSURES.

Consequence:
THIS CONDITION MAY CAUSE INADEQUATE SEALING AND LOSS OF ENGINE OIL, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN A FIRE.

Remedy:
HONEYWELL WILL REPLACE THE AFFECTED OIL FILTERS FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN DURING NOVEMBER 2007. OWNERS CAN CONTACT FRAM CUSTOMER SERVICE TOLL-FREE AT 1-800-890-2075.

Notes:
CUSTOMERS MAY CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY: 1-800-424-9153); OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV. 
 







Make: CHEVROLET  Model: CORVETTE
Model Year: 1974

Manufacturer: GENERAL MOTORS CORP.
Mfr's Report Date: MAR 22, 1974

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 74V050000  N/A
NHTSA Action Number: N/A 
Component: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY:MOUNTING

Potential Number of Units Affected: 2937

Summary:
 
Consequence:
 
Remedy:
 
Notes:
CHEVROLET CAMPAIGN NO 74-C-13. POSSIBILITY THAT THE FUEL TANK RETURN LINEFITTING MAY HAVE A THIN WALL SECTION THAT COULD BREAK. IF THIS OCCURS FUELBEING RETURNED TO THE GASOLINE TANK WILL BE SPILLED AROUND THE TAIL PIPE OUTLETAS LONG AS THE ENGINE CONTINUES TO RUN. IF, UNDER THESE CONDITIONS THE VEHICLEBACKFIRES OR SPARKS ARE EMITTED FROM THE EXHAUST SYSTEM, THE FUEL VAPOR CAN BEIGNITED. (CORRECT BY INSPECTING AND REPLACING FUEL LINES WHERE NECESSARY).
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