Subaru Legacy Recall 92V044000

Recall 92V044000

Original Recall from the NHTSA
Model Year(s):
Manufacturer'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:

9,500

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.

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