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Isuzu Recalls 3,052 Rodeos

Recall From: Isuzu Motors Limited

Models:

Isuzu Rodeo Year: 2001 Isuzu Rodeo Sport Year: 2001

Number Involved: 3,052

Dates of Manufacture: August 2000

Defect: This recall involves certain sport utility vehicles. During the manufacture of certain fuel return hoses, incorrect rubber material for the outer layer was used. The fuel return hose does not meet ozone-resistant specifications and could ultimately crack, causing fuel leakage.

Remedy: Dealers will inspect the vehicle to determine if the vehicle was equipped with an incorrect hose. If it is incorrect, dealers will replace it. The manufacturer has reported that owner notification began Oct. 24, 2000. Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Isuzu at 1-800-643-7070, ext. 343.

[NHTSA Recall No. 00V298/Isuzu Recall No. 00-02-S005]