1980 Chevrolet Camaro Recall Information

Component

EQUIPMENT

Manufacturer

HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL, INC.

NHTSA Campaign ID07E088000
SummaryCERTAIN 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.
ConsequenceTHIS CONDITION MAY CAUSE INADEQUATE SEALING AND LOSS OF ENGINE OIL, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN A FIRE.
RemedyHONEYWELL 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.
NotesCUSTOMERS 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 SAFERCAR.GOV.

Component

STEERING:LINKAGES:KNUCKLE:SPINDLE:ARM

Manufacturer

GENERAL MOTORS CORP.

Mfr Report Date19790801
NHTSA Campaign ID80V108000
SummaryON CERTAIN VEHICLES, THE LOWER CONTROL ARM BALL JOINT TO STEERING KNUCKLE ATTACHING ***** MAY NOT HAVE BEEN TORQUED TO SPECIFICATIONS. THIS CONDITION COULD CAUSE THE ***** TO BACK OFF, RESULTING IN JOINT SEPARATION.
RemedyTHE DEALER WILL PERFORM A TORQUE CHECK OF THE ATTACHING NUT, AND, IF NECESSARY, TIGHTEN IT. IN SOME CASES AN INADEQUATE TORQUE LEVEL MAY HAVE CAUSED BALL STUD OR STEERING KNUCKLE DAMAGE; IF SO, THE AFFECTED COMPONENTS WILL BE REPLACED AT NO CHARGE TO OWNER.
NotesVEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES.SYSTEM: STEERING; LOWER CONTROL ARM BALL JOINT TO STEERING KNUCKLE ATTACHMENTNUT.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: IF JOINT SEPARATION WERE TO OCCUR DRUING VEHICLEOPERATION, IT COULD AFFECT DIRECTIONAL CONTROL, WHICH COULD RESULT IN A VEHICLEACCIDENT WITHOUT PRIOR WARNING.

Component

EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS

Manufacturer

GENERAL MOTORS CORP.

Mfr Report Date19791001
NHTSA Campaign ID80V049000
SummaryVEHICLES MAY FAIL TO CONFORM TO FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 110, 'TIRE SELECTION AND RIMS'. PLACARD ON REAR EDGE OF LEFT DOOR MAY SHOW AN INCORRECT VEHICLE CAPACITY WEIGHT INSTEAD OF THE CORRECT FIGURE OF 800 LBS.
RemedyDEALER WILL INSTALL THE CORRECT LABEL FREE OF CHARGE TO OWNER.
NotesVEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES.SYSTEM: EQUIPMENT; TIRE INFORMATION LABELS.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: IMPROPER LOADING COULD OCCUR, LEADING TO UNDESIRABLEHANDLING CHARACTERISTICS DUE TO OVERLOADING OF THE TIRES. THIS COULD CAUSE ANACCIDENT.

Information provided by NHTSA
Data updated December 2018

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