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Recall 05V034000

Fuel Spillage from Filler Neck

Recall Details

The fuel tank filler tube inlet check valve may not fully close when refueling is completed. This could allow some fuel to spill from the filler neck. Any fuel leakage always increases the risk of a fire. Dealers will inspect the inlet check valve and replace the fuel tank if necessary. This recall is expected to begin on April 4, 2005, The Dodge recall number is E01.

Our Quick Take

Fuel spillage from the filler neck may occur when refilling is completed. Fuel leakage always increases the risk of a fire.

What Should You Do?

Please contact your Dodge 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.

Affected Cars

Engine, April 04, 2005

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
April 04, 2005
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
26,000
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
05V034000
Component
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY:FILLER PIPE AND CAP
Summary
ON CERTAIN SPORT UTILITY 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 FILLER NECK.
Consequence
FUEL LEAKAGE IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE CAN RESULT IN A FIRE.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE INLET CHECK VALVES AND REPLACE THE FUEL TANK ASSEMBLY FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON APRIL 4, 2005. OWNERS MAY CONTACT DAIMLERCHRYSLER AT 1-800-853-1403.
Notify
DAIMLERCHRYSLER RECALL NO. E01.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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