Defective part or component: FUEL:FUEL INJECTION:ELECTRICAL
Description: A BACKFIRE DURING ENGINE STARTING CAN CAUSE BREAKAGE OF THE UPPER INTAKE MANIFOLD. THIS CONDITION CAN CAUSE A NO-START CONDITION AND POSSIBLY AN ENGINE COMPARTMENT FIRE. DEALERS WILL UPDATE THE POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULE PROGRAMMING. UNTIL THE CAMPAIGN REPAIR IS MADE, THE VEHICLE HOOD SHOULD BE SHUT WHENEVER STARTING THE VEHICLE TO REDUCE THE CHANCE OF PERSONAL INJURY.
Should probably get that done. On to the report:
Would I have to pay for this! Do you know when this recall was issued? Would the carfax had showed it this was done on my car? This is kinda scary because it has back fired a couple of times since I have owned it, about a year.
Estimated Owners: Date: Location:
1st owner 07/30/1996 Arkansas
2nd owner 01/04/2000 Arkansas
3rd owner 02/21/2002 Arkansas
I am of course the 3rd owner. Kinda nice to know it has been in AR all its life.