I don’t know how this slipped past me, but It did! Anyway I thought, better late than never. So here is the big news, Holden has recalled some 1521 Holden VE Commodores and WM Statesmen and Caprice models which came with a V8 engine and were built July and August 2006. Yes this is the brand new range of vehicles. Fortunately, though the problem isn’t too serious and the recall came at a very early stage.
Official Government Recall Details :
Supplier Name: GM Holden Ltd
Product Make: Holden
Product Model: VE & WM
Target Number: 1521
Model Years From: 2006
Consequences: In extreme cases, the vehicle may develop a fuel leak and a fuel smell may become evident to the driver.
Campaign Number: 06-H-06
Product Info: VE & WM Series Holden vehicles fitted with a V8 engine that were built in July and August 2006.
Defect Details: A condition can occur where a fuel hose that connects the main fuel line and the injector rail in the engine bay may have been manufactured incorrectly. If damaged, the location may not be visible as it is covered by an outer sleeve band.
Consumer action: The owners of affected vehicles will be contacted by letter at their last registered address.