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Recall 07V472000

Optional Fuel Tank May Come Loose

Recall Details

The support straps for the optional fuel tank were not manufactured correctly and may allow the tank to come loose. If the tank loosens, fuel may leak, which could lead to a fire in the presence of an ignition source. Dealers will replace the fuel tank retention straps and fasteners free of charge. The recall began November 12, 2007. The Chrysler recall number is G34.

Our Quick Take

A problem with the support straps for the optional fuel tank may allow the tank to come loose. If the tank loosens, fuel may leak, which could lead to a fire in the presence of an ignition source.

What Should You Do?

We at RepairPal have designated this a medium priority recall; this would change to high if the vehicle is equipped with the optional fuel tank. 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, November 12, 2007

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
November 12, 2007
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
548
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
07V472000
Component
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY
Summary
ON CERTAIN CAB/CHASSIS PICKUP TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH AN OPTIONAL 23 GALLON FUEL TANK, THE FUEL TANK STRAPS WERE IMPROPERLY MANUFACTURED AND COULD SEPARATE. THIS CAN CAUSE THE FUEL TANK TO LOOSEN AND LEAK FUEL.
Consequence
FUEL LEAKAGE IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE CAN RESULT IN AN UNDERBODY FIRE.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE FUEL TANK RETENTION STRAPS AND FASTENERS FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON NOVEMBER 12, 2007. OWNERS MAY CONTACT DAIMLERCHRYSLER AT 1-800-853-1403.
Notify
DAIMLERCHRYSLER RECALL NO. G34. 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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