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Dodge Durango Recall 09V003000

Potental Fuel Leak After Refueling

Recall Details

The fuel tank filler tube inlet check valve may not fully close when refueling is complete. This could allow some fuel to leak from the filler neck at the end of refueling, increasing the risk of a fire. Dealers will inspect the fuel inlet check valve. If the check valve does not meet specification, the fuel tank will be replaced. This recall is expected to begin during April 2009. The Chrysler recall number is H45.

Our Quick Take

Some fuel may leak from the fuel filler neck after refueling is complete, increasing the risk of a fire.

What Should You Do?

Please contact your Chrysler 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.

Body, Interior & Misc., April 6, 2009

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
April 6, 2009
NHTSA Action Number
RQ08005
Potential Number of Units Affected
18,951
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
09V003000
Component
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY

Summary
CHRYSLER IS RECALLING 18,951 MY 2005 DODGE DURANGO VEHICLES. THE FUEL TANK FILLER TUBE INLET CHECK VALVE MAY NOT FULLY CLOSE AT THE END OF REFUELING. THIS COULD ALLOW SOME FUEL TO ESCAPE FROM THE VEHICLE THROUGH THE FILLER NECK AT THE END OF REFUELING.
Consequence
FUEL LEAKAGE IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE CAN RESULT IN A FIRE.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE FUEL TANK INLET CHECK VALVE. VEHICLES FOUND TO HAVE A SUSPECT INLET CHECK VALVE WILL HAVE THE FUEL TANK ASSEMBLY REPLACED FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING APRIL 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT CHRYSLER AT 1-800-853-1403.
Notes
CHRYSLER RECALL NO. H45.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 .
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