Recalls


CampaignManufacturerManufacturing dateType# of units affectedDate Owner notified MfgRecall Initiated byManufacturers of recalled vehicles/productsReport Recieved DateRecord Creation DateRegulation Part NumberFMVSS Number
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE - DELIVERY - FUEL PUMP
12V459000General Motors LLC V (Vehicle)40859MFRGeneral Motors LLC09/19/201209/19/2012
Defect SummaryGeneral motors (gm) is recalling certain model year 2007 chevrolet equinox and pontiac torrent vehicles originally sold or currently registered in arizona, california, nevada, and texas; model year 2007 chevrolet cobalt, pontiac g5, and saturn ion vehicles originally sold, or currently registered in, arizona, california, florida, nevada, or texas; model year 2008 chevrolet cobalt and pontiac g5 vehicles originally sold, or currently registered in, arizona; and model year 2009 chevrolet cobalt and pontiac g5 vehicles originally sold, or currently registered in, arkansas, arizona, california, nevada, oklahoma, or texas. some of these vehicles have a condition in which the plastic supply or return port on the fuel pump module may crack, which could cause a fuel leak.
Consequence SummaryFuel leakage in the presence of an ignition source may result in a fire.
Corrective SummaryGm will notify owners, and dealers will replace the fuel pump module, free of charge. the manufacturer has not provided a notification schedule. owners may contact general motors at 1-800-521-7300.
NotesGm's campaign number is 12190.this recall is an expansion of recall 09v-419.owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty: 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

Bulletins


BulletinBulletin dateReplacement BulletinItem no.SummaryAdded
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE - DELIVERY - FUEL PUMP
PI-081709/01/201210047261Chevrolet/pontiac/saturn: engine fails to start after engine cranks due to fuel pump wire harness connector needs replacing, without replacing fuel pump cover assembly (fuel pump flange). model 2007-2010 cobalt, g5, ion. *pe11/19/2012
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE - FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM - INJECTORS
PI-029611/01/201010037417Gm: malfunction light is on and there is a misfire. there may be three trouble codes and could be a result of wiring problems at the fuel injector. *rm05/23/2011
PI-029611/01/201010037417Ready05/23/2011
FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER
PIC-5671-C09/01/201210047360Chevrolet/pontiac: fuel tank cover assembly (nu6 emission package) can not be ordered thru dealership due to parts (25815572 and 25948766) being placed on retriction thru product quality center (pqc). models 2007-2010 cobalt, g5 and 20011/26/2012
FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER - STORAGE - TANK ASSEMBLY
PIC-5671-C09/01/201210047360Chevrolet/pontiac: fuel tank cover assembly (nu6 emission package) can not be ordered thru dealership due to parts (25815572 and 25948766) being placed on retriction thru product quality center (pqc). models 2007-2010 cobalt, g5 and 20011/26/2012
FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER - STORAGE - TANK ASSEMBLY - PRESSURE RELIEF DEVICES
SB-10-06-04-001C12/01/201010037912Gm: the check engine light is on. there is condensation on the fuel tank pressure sensor causing an improper reading. *rm06/07/2011
SB-10-06-04-001C12/01/201010037912Ready06/07/2011
SB-10-06-04-00101/01/201010034369Chevrolet/gmc/pontiac: intermittent mil/check engine light on, dtc p0442, p0446, p0451, p0452, p0453, p0454 or p0455 (install fuel tank pressure sensor cover). this condition may be caused by normal water accumulation or condensation bloc11/08/2010

Consumer Complaints


Fail datemilesoccurencesPurchase date
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
02/26/201277847
 Notice very bad gas smell after on the way back from the store heading home engine was heisting really bad. parked the car in the parking lot turned off the car asap. looked under neath the car and saw fuel leaking i jacked the car up with the jack. i saw fuel coming out from on top of the gas tank. i check out the fuel lines and notice one was cracked. having the vehicle towed tomorrow 2/27/12 to the chevy dealership. has less then 80,000 miles on it
02/26/201277847
 Notice very bad gas smell after on the way back from the store heading home engine was heisting really bad. parked the car in the parking lot turned off the car asap. looked under neath the car and saw fuel leaking i jacked the car up with the jack. i saw fuel coming out from on top of the gas tank. i check out the fuel lines and notice one was cracked. having the vehicle towed tomorrow 2/27/12 to the chevy dealership. has less then 80,000 miles on it
02/26/201277847
 Notice very bad gas smell after on the way back from the store heading home engine was heisting really bad. parked the car in the parking lot turned off the car asap. looked under neath the car and saw fuel leaking i jacked the car up with the jack. i saw fuel coming out from on top of the gas tank. i check out the fuel lines and notice one was cracked. having the vehicle towed tomorrow 2/27/12 to the chevy dealership. has less then 80,000 miles on it
02/26/201277847
 Notice very bad gas smell after on the way back from the store heading home engine was heisting really bad. parked the car in the parking lot turned off the car asap. looked under neath the car and saw fuel leaking i jacked the car up with the jack. i saw fuel coming out from on top of the gas tank. i check out the fuel lines and notice one was cracked. having the vehicle towed tomorrow 2/27/12 to the chevy dealership. has less then 80,000 miles on it
02/26/201277847
 Notice very bad gas smell after on the way back from the store heading home engine was heisting really bad. parked the car in the parking lot turned off the car asap. looked under neath the car and saw fuel leaking i jacked the car up with the jack. i saw fuel coming out from on top of the gas tank. i check out the fuel lines and notice one was cracked. having the vehicle towed tomorrow 2/27/12 to the chevy dealership. has less then 80,000 miles on it
12/24/201043000
 Tl-the contact owns a 2009 chevrolet cobalt. the vehicle was parked when the contact began to smell gasoline fumes. the vehicle was taken to an independent repair shop where the contact was told the fuel tank was leaking. the vehicle was not repaired. the failure and current mileages were 43,000. sm.
12/24/201043000
 Tl-the contact owns a 2009 chevrolet cobalt. the vehicle was parked when the contact began to smell gasoline fumes. the vehicle was taken to an independent repair shop where the contact was told the fuel tank was leaking. the vehicle was not repaired. the failure and current mileages were 43,000. sm.
12/24/201043000
 Tl-the contact owns a 2009 chevrolet cobalt. the vehicle was parked when the contact began to smell gasoline fumes. the vehicle was taken to an independent repair shop where the contact was told the fuel tank was leaking. the vehicle was not repaired. the failure and current mileages were 43,000. sm.
12/24/201043000
 Tl-the contact owns a 2009 chevrolet cobalt. the vehicle was parked when the contact began to smell gasoline fumes. the vehicle was taken to an independent repair shop where the contact was told the fuel tank was leaking. the vehicle was not repaired. the failure and current mileages were 43,000. sm.
12/24/201043000
 Tl-the contact owns a 2009 chevrolet cobalt. the vehicle was parked when the contact began to smell gasoline fumes. the vehicle was taken to an independent repair shop where the contact was told the fuel tank was leaking. the vehicle was not repaired. the failure and current mileages were 43,000. sm.
12/24/201043000
 Tl-the contact owns a 2009 chevrolet cobalt. the vehicle was parked when the contact began to smell gasoline fumes. the vehicle was taken to an independent repair shop where the contact was told the fuel tank was leaking. the vehicle was not repaired. the failure and current mileages were 43,000. sm.
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE - DELIVERY - FUEL PUMP
09/01/2009440001
 There is a strong fuel odor. it appears the problem is the same as the nhtsa campaign id number: 12v459000. that id number covers recalls in several states but tennessee is not included. i believe tennessee should be included in the recall as well. *tr