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Recall 10V638000

Limousine Vehicles Could Leak Fuel Following Frontal Impact

Recall Details

For vehicles modified as limousines by Executive Coach, the fuel rail shield was left off during manufacturing. The manufacturer will supply parts to vehicle owners to have installed free of charge to resolve the concern.

Our Quick Take

For limousines converted by Executive Coach, the fuel rail shield was left off during manufacturing. This can expose the fuel rails during an frontal collision resulting in a fuel leak.

What Should You Do?

Executive Coach contacted owners of affected vehicles in December 2010. You can contact your dealer to assist in seeing if your vehicle is involved in this program. It is helpful to have your VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) on hand when you contact them.

Engine, December 9, 2010

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
December 9, 2010
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
161
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
10V638000
Component
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
Summary
EXECUTIVE COACH IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2008-2011 LINCOLN TOWN CAR LIMOUSINES. THE FUEL RAIL SHIELD WAS LEFT OFF DURING MANUFACTURING. IN A FRONTAL IMPACT THE ENGINE COULD POTENTIALLY BEND OR RUPTURE FUEL LINES IF THE REPLACEMENT SHIELD IS NOT IN PLACE, CAUSING THOSE LINES TO LEAK FUEL.
Consequence
FUEL LEAKAGE, IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE, COULD RESULT IN A FIRE.
Remedy
EXECUTIVE COACH WILL SUPPLY KITS AND INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS TO HAVE VEHICLES REPAIRED AT A FACILITY OF THE OWNER'S CHOICE. THIS SERVICE WILL BE PERFORMED FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON DECEMBER 1, 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT EXECUTIVE COACH AT 888-322-9272.
Notify
EXECUTIVE COACH SAFETY RECALL NO. FR5010. OWNERS 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
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