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Recalled: 2000-2001 Isuzu Trooper

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) today released a list of auto safety recalls announced in November and December 2000 and urged consumers to have the problems fixed promptly Isuzu Motors Limited

Models: Isuzu Trooper Years: 2000-2001

Number Involved: 18,462

Dates of Manufacture: July 1999 - August 2000

Defect: This recall involves certain sport utility vehicles equipped with 4-wheel drive and automatic transmissions built with TOD (Torque-On-Demand). In certain high speed, frontal crashes, movement of engine compartment components can cause the potential for fuel leakage. Fuel leakage in the presence of an ignition source could result in a fire.

Remedy: Dealers will install a new, reinforced fuel hose assembly. Note: The fuel leakage issue in this recall campaign is not the same as the one addressed in Isuzu's previous campaign 00V-253. The manufacturer has reported that owner notification began Nov. 27, 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. 00V376/Isuzu Recall No. 00-02-S006]