2001 Malibu gas smell

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Old 11-15-10, 12:39 PM
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Question 2001 Malibu gas smell

Ive been smelling gas intermitenly for about 2weeks,Ive checked under the hood ran the engine &put the car up on ramps no luck ,but do notice it more on a cold morning when I first start the engine!Help!Thanks!
 
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Are you aware of
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this recall?


Make: CHEVROLET Model: MALIBU
Model Year: 2001
Manufacturer: DELPHI Mfr's Report Date: MAR 12, 2007
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 07E021000 NHTSA Action Number: N/A

Component: FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY:PRESSURE RELIEF DEVICES
Potential Number of Units Affected: 742

Summary:

CERTAIN DELPHI FUEL PRESSURE REGULATORS, P/NOS. FP10020-11B1,FP10026-11B1, AND FP10027-11B1, SOLD AFTER JANUARY 9, 2007, AS AFTERMARKET EQUIPMENT FOR VARIOUS PASSENGER VEHICLES LISTED ABOVE. THE UNIVERSAL PRESSURE REGULATORS (UPR) WERE PRODUCED WITHOUT AN O'RING AND RETAINER.

Consequence:

FUEL MAY LEAK, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN A FIRE.

Remedy:

DELPHI WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND REPLACE THE UPR FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON APRIL 23, 2007. OWNERS CAN CONTACT DELPHI AT 877-411-8770.

Notes:

THIS RECALL ONLY PERTAINS TO AFTERMARKET DELPHI FUEL PRESSURE REGULATORS AND HAS NO RELATION TO ANY ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT INSTALLED BY GENERAL MOTORS. 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.
 
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