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Cadillac Fleetwood Recall 94V210000

Engine, November 3, 1994

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
November 3, 1994
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
130,581
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
94V210000
Component
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY:MOUNTING

Summary
THE FUEL TANK ATTACHMENT STRAP FASTENERS WERE NOT PROPERLY TIGHTENED. THE FASTENERS CAN COMPLETELY DETACH, EVENTUALLY ALLOWING THE FUEL TANK TO SAG AND THE BOTTOM OF THE TANK TO STRIKE THE ROADWAY.
Consequence
THIS CAN RESULT IN A FUEL TANK LEAK AND FIRE IF THE LEAKING FUEL IS EXPOSED TO A SOURCE OF IGNITION.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL RETIGHTEN THE FUEL TANK STRAP FASTENERS.
Notes
SYSTEM: FUEL; FUEL TANK ASSEMBLY; ATTACHMENTS.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES.NOTE: IF YOUR VEHICLE IS PRESENTED TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND THE REMEDY IS NOT PROVIDED FREE OF CHARGE WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME OR THE REMEDY DOES NOT CORRECT THE DEFECT, PLEASE CONTACT CHEVROLET AT 1-800-222-1020; CADILLAC AT 1-800-458-8006; OR BUICK AT 1-800-521-7300. ALSO, CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.
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