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Mercury Villager Recall 92V172001

Engine, December 24, 1992

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
December 24, 1992
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
10,800
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
92V172001
Component
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

Summary
FUEL FILLER HOSES MAY HAVE BEEN CUT PRIOR TO INSTALLATION BY A UTILITY KNIFE USED TO OPEN THE SHIPPING BOX.
Consequence
FUEL LEAKAGE CAN RESULT IF THE CUT EXTENDED THROUGH THETHICKNESS OF THE HOSE WALL. LEAKING FUEL CAN RESULT IN A FIRE IF EXPOSEDTO A SOURCE OF IGNITION.
Remedy
REPLACE THE FUEL FILLER HOSE.
Notes
SYSTEM: FUEL SYSTEM.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VANS.
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