On Tuesday, the U.S. national administration of traffic safety announced the beginning of the investigation of complaints of fuel leaks in older compact cars Chevrolet Cobalt and HHR models manufactured by General Motors.
The national administration of safety of traffic (NHTSA) said that the investigation, which was launched on Sunday, will affect more than 614 thousand of cars produced in the period from 2008 to 2010, according to Autoblog.
“Fuel leaks are the result of corrosion of metal fuel lines under the car towards the back and near the left rear wheel arch”, – stated in the message controller.
It is noted that NHTSA has received 208 complaints about fuel leaks from vehicle owners. It is noted that as a result of the defect can occur the vehicle fire, so the Department was studying the scope and gravity of the potential danger to assess any potential problems with the safety of the vehicles.
GM said it will continue to cooperate with NHTSA in the investigation.