GM recalls more than 40,000 cars on fuel leak concerns
September 29, 2012: 1:15 PM ET
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NEW YORK (CNNMoney)
General Motors is recalling more than 40,000 vehicles, citing concerns that a fuel pump module could crack and cause a fire in the event of a fuel leak.
The recall, disclosed in a letter by GM(GM) to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) Friday, affects five models from 2007 through 2009: the Chevrolet Cobalt (2007-2009), Chevrolet Equinox (2007), Pontiac G5 (2007-2009), Pontiac Torrent (2007) and Saturn Ion (2007).
GM said the models were originally sold or registered in Arkansas, Arizona, California, Florida, Nevada, Oklahoma and Texas. GM said the cars "have a condition in which the plastic supply or return port on the fuel pump module may crack, which could cause a fuel leak."