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Recall 01V016000

Recall 01V016000

Affected Cars

Engine, February 1, 2001

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
February 1, 2001
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
493
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
01V016000
Component
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

Summary
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. IT IS POSSIBLE THAT THE FUEL SUPPLY LINE COULD LEAK DUE TO CHAFFING WITH THE INTAKE MANIFOLD AND/OR THE FUEL RETURN LINE COULD LEAK DUE TO CHAFFING WITH A SPRING BAND CLAMP USED TO SECURE A COOLANT LINE.
Consequence
THE LEAKING FUEL COULD COME INTO CONTACT WITH THE EXHAUST SYSTEM, INCREASING THE RISK OF A FIRE.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL INSTALL A PROTECTIVE SHEATH ON THE FUEL SUPPLY LINE. IN ADDITION, FOR VEHICLES PRODUCED BETWEEN APRIL 7 AND MAY 22, 2000, THE SPRING BAND CLAMP WILL BE REPLACED WITH A SCREW TYPE HOSE CLAMP AND INSTALLED IN SUCH A WAY THAT IT CANNOT COME INTO CONTACT WITH THE FUEL RETURN LINE. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN FEBRUARY 1, 2001. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT PORSCHE AT 1-800-545-8039.
Notify
ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
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