Infiniti FX35 Recall 05V555000
Fuel May Leak from the Fuel Filler Hose
Engine, February 27, 2006
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Our Quick Take:
The fuel filler hose may crack and result in fuel leaking while filling the gas tank.
What Should You Do?
Please contact your Infiniti or Nissan dealer. They will check to see if your specific vehicle is affected and advise you on what to do next. Always have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.
The fuel filler hose may crack and result in fuel leaking while filling the gas tank. A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source can cause a fire. Dealers will replace the fuel filler hose. The recall began on March 13, 2006. The Infiniti recall number is R0508 and the Nissan recall number is R0505.
Original Recall from the NHTSA
Model Year(s): 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006
Manufacturer's Report Date: February 27, 2006
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 05V555000
NHTSA Action Number: N/A
Component: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
Potential Number of Units Affected: 192,659
Summary: ON CERTAIN PASSENGER AND SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, THE FUEL FILLER HOSE MAY CRACK AND RESULT IN FUEL LEAKAGE FROM THE HOSE WHILE REFUELING.
Consequence: FUEL LEAKAGE IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE COULD RESULT IN A FIRE.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE FUEL FILLER HOSE. RECALL BEGAN ON FEBRUARY 27, 2006, FOR NISSAN OWNERS, AND ON MARCH 13, 2006, FOR INFINITI OWNERS. OWNERS MAY CONTACT NISSAN AT 1-800-647-7261 OR INFINITI AT 1-800-662-6200.
Notes: NISSAN RECALL NOS. NISSAN R0505 AND INFINITI R0508.CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION¿S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.
Recall data provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration