Potential Propane Fuel Leak
Engine, May 27, 2011
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Our Quick Take:
Fifteen vehicles modified by Roush Performance Products may develop a propane fuel leak. A propane leak increases the risk of a fire.
What Should You Do?
This should be considered a high priority recall. A propane leak could develop without warning. Please contact your Roush Performance Products 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.
Fifteen vehicles using the Roush liquid propane autogas fuel system may develop a propane leak. This condition is a result of a mis-machined valve in the propane system. A propane leak increases the risk of a fire. Roush will replace the defective valve with a correctly machined one. No notification schedule is available at this time.
Manufacturer's Report Date:
May 27, 2011
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number:
NHTSA Action Number:
FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
Potential Number of Units Affected:
ROUSH PERFORMANCE PRODUCTS IS RECALLING CERTAIN 2011 FORD E-SERIES VANS EQUIPPED WITH 5.4 OR 6.8 LITER ENGINES THAT HAVE BEEN ALTERED BY ROUSH TO OPERATE USING THE ROUSH LIQUID PROPANE AUTOGAS FUEL SYSTEM. A VALVE IN THE SYSTEM MAY HAVE BEEN MISMACHINED ALLOWING A PROPANE LEAK.
A PROPANE LEAK IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE MAY RESULT IN A VEHICLE FIRE.
ROUSH WILL REPLACE THE DEFECTIVE VALVE WITH A CORRECTLY MACHINED ONE. THE MANUFACTURER HAS NOT YET PROVIDED A NOTIFICATION SCHEDULE. OWNERS MAY CONTACT ROUSH AT 1-734-466-6255.
OWNERS 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