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Subaru Legacy recall 92V044000

Recall 92V044000
Engine, April 28, 1992
Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s): 1992

Mfr's Report Date:
April 28, 1992

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 92V044000

NHTSA Action Number: N/A

Component: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY

Potential Number of Units Affected: 9500

Summary: A MISALIGNMENT OF THE REAR SEAT CUSHION LATCHING BRACKET REINFORCEMENT PLATE TO THE FLOOR REQUIRED A MACHINE TAP TO CLEAR THE OPENING FOR A MOUNTING BOLT. THE TOP OF THE FUEL TANK MAY HAVE BEEN PUNCTURED WHEN THE TAP WAS USED.

Consequence: THE PUNCTURE IN THE TOP OF THE FUEL TANK COULD CAUSE FUELTO LEAK, WHICH COULD RESULT IN A VEHICLE FIRE WHEN LEAKS OCCUR NEAR A SOURCE OFIGNITION.

Remedy: INSPECT THE FUEL TANKS; REPLACE THEM IF THEY ARE PUNCTURED.

Notes: SYSTEM: FUEL TANKS.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS; STATION WAGONS.

Recall data provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

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