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Chrysler PT Cruiser Recall 02V214000

Chrysler Recalls Certain 2001 PT Cruisers Due to Fuel Leak

Engine, August 12, 2002

RepairPal Expert Overview

Summary:

A fuel leak may develop, which may cause the fuel supply line to contact one of the air conditioning service ports. Chafing of the line could result in a fuel leak, which may cause a fire. Dealers will inspect the fuel line and add a retainer or replace the line if necessary.

 

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s): 2001

Manufacturer's Report Date: August 12, 2002

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 02V214000

NHTSA Action Number: PE02058

Component: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

Potential Number of Units Affected: 97,779

Summary: ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, THE FUEL SUPPLY LINE COULD CONTACT THE AIR-CONDITIONING TUBE SERVICE PORT. THIS CAN CAUSE CHAFING OF THE LINE RESULTING IN A FUEL LEAKAGE.

Consequence: FUEL LEAKAGE IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE COULD RESULT IN A FIRE.

Remedy: DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE FUEL LINE FOR ABRASION AND INSTALL A CLIP TO ENSURE ISOLATION. IN CASES WITH EVIDENCE OF FUEL LINE ABRASION, THE FUEL LINE WILL BE REPLACED. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN AUGUST 12, 2002. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT DAIMLERCHRYSLER AT 1-800-853-1403.

Notes: DAIMLERCHRYSLER RECALL NO.B16. ALSO, CUSTOMERS CAN CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).

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