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Recall 03V146000

Toyota Recalls 2003 4Runners Due to Fuel Leak at Fuel Pulsation Damper

Recall Details

Toyota has recalled certain 2003 4Runner trucks because the diaphragm on the fuel pulsation damper may leak, which may cause a fire in the engine compartment. Dealers will replace the fuel pulsation damper.

Affected Cars

Engine, May 5, 2003

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
May 5, 2003
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
29,482
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
03V146000
Component
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

Summary
ON CERTAIN SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH V6 ENGINES, THE FUEL PULSATION DAMPER, LOCATED ON THE FUEL RAIL, MAY HAVE BEEN IMPROPERLY ASSEMBLED, CAUSING A DIAPHRAGM IN THE PULSATION DAMPER TO BE DAMAGED. IF THE DIAPHRAGM FAILS, FUEL MAY LEAK.
Consequence
THIS COULD RESULT IN AN ENGINE COMPARTMENT FIRE IF A HEAT SOURCE OR AN IGNITION SOURCE IS PRESENT.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE PULSATION DAMPER. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN MAY 5, 2003. 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 TOYOTA AT 1-800-331-4331.
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TOYOTA RECALL NO. SSC 30C. CUSTOMERS CAN 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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