GM Recalling 3,196 Impco CNG Vans

General Motors has initialed a safety recall of 3,196 model year 2011-2014 Chevrolet Express and GMC Savana Vans converted to dedicated compressed natural gas operation by Impco Automotive.

“Some of these vehicles may have a CNG high pressure regulator that leaks natural gas,” GM told dealers last month. “This could cause an explosion or a fire if an ignition source is present.

“To correct this condition, dealers are to replace the regulator.”

GM and Impco began looking into the matter in March after learning from a fleet customer that a leaking regulator had been replaced on a CNG van in January.

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