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What are the last 8 digits of your VIN? (or are you just curious?)
I'll check to see if you need it.
It covers several models during the model years '95-'97.

If you don't like watching your car catch on fire and burn to the ground, it's worth it.

As for when it was released, it was sometime last year.
 

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It was released just last year? That means some of the Caddys have been on the road for nine years with this fire hazard. Holy Flamethrower, Batman!!!!!
 

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Is there a way to inspect the vehicle to get some sort of idea if its been done or is there a site where you could put your Vin# in to find out?
 

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Let me do some research on those questions, I'll be right back.
 

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The campaign was issued October 1, 2004. I suspect it took a while for the problem to surface but once it did I am sure Cadillac acted in a prompt fashion.

You can call your local dealer with the last 8 digits of your VIN and they can run it through their computer and tell you if it applies to your vehicle.
Here are the affected vehicles
1995-1997 Cadillac DeVille Concours, Seville, Eldorado

1996-1997 Cadillac DeVille

Equipped with 4.6L V8 (RPO LD8 - VIN Y; RPO L37 - VIN 9) Engine

1995-1997 Oldsmobile Aurora

Equipped with 4.0L V8 (RPO L47 - VIN C) Engine
There is a VIN break listed as part of the campaign but I can't transfer it here in a readable fashion.

The inspection procedure involves looking at the nylon lines for printed identification numbers on cars that fall under this campaign.

Here is the inspection procedure
If the fuel rail has the words "GM213M Type F" or "M-Bond" written on the tubing with a dot ink-jet type white/yellow printing, it is a service fuel rail with the M-Bond tubing and does not need replacement.

If the fuel rail is a stainless steel material, it is a service fuel rail and does not need replacement.

If the words "GM213M Type F" or "M-Bond" are not clearly readable on the tubing or the rail is not constructed of stainless steel, the fuel rail requires replacement. Continue with the fuel rail removal and replacement procedure.

HTH
 

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If you have a '95 - '97 and it has a stainless steel fuel rail, it has been done. If it is black nylon, it hasn't.
 

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Post # 6 above lists several models included in the recall. The list was further expanded to include all 95 and 96 Sevilles and Eldorados. The newer ones (97 and up) have an improved non-steel rail that does not pose the fire hazard.
 

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tco43 said:
Post # 6 above lists several models included in the recall. The list was further expanded to include all 95 and 96 Sevilles and Eldorados. The newer ones (97 and up) have an improved non-steel rail that does not pose the fire hazard.
Probably the very reason why they go by the production run last 8 digits.
 

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The number 6 post list is from the latest version of the campaign. It is the third revision which was indeed expanded to include more models. The VIN should be verified on a system called GMVIS to see if the campaign is open on the vehicle, although as stated a visual inspection would be a good precursor.
 

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Have fun going through this recall if you live in Canada. I'm going through hell rite now with GM. I own a 95 STS with the nylon fuel rail ( cant read nothing on the tubing at all) and was told that my car is fine. Canada does not consider this a recall. I have a good friend that works in a stealership and he ran my vin# no recalls showed but he did some more digging and on some GM inhouse memos showed the fuel rail replacement and applies to my vin#. I guess GM Canada would rather have the cars burn than have to pay for thier defects. No wonder more people are driving imports, there is no service anymore:bomb:

Sorry folks just really pissed off with this recall.
 
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