GM announced Saturday that it is recalling over 40,000 vehicles in warm weather states due to a risk of fuel leakage. The recall includes the 2007 through 2009 Pontiac G5s and 2007 Chevrolet Cobalts. The Saturn Ion, Chevrolet Equinox, and Pontiac Torrent vehicles. The recall applies to the warm-weather states of Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Nevada, Oklahoma, Texas, and California.
The automobiles have plastic parts that are connected to the fuel pump which could crack. If the crack gets large enough, fuel could leak out of the vehicle and cause a fire. GM states that there have been no reports of fire or injury related to the leak.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced the recall on its Web site Saturday. Click here for full NHTSA Recall Report