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Recall 91V110000

Recall 91V110000

Engine, July 12, 1991

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
July 12, 1991
NHTSA Action Number
EA91002
Potential Number of Units Affected
38,500
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
91V110000
Component
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY

Consequence
FUEL LEAKAGE CAN LEAD TO FIRE WHEN NEAR AN IGNITIONSOURCE.
Remedy
REPLACE THE FUEL TANK WITH AN IMPROVED TANK.
Notify
SYSTEM: FUEL TANK ASSEMBLY.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MULTI-PURPOSE VEHICLE.DESCRIPITON OF DEFECT: CERTAIN HIGH TEMPERATURES AND LOADING EFFECTSCAN CREATE HIGH PRESSURE IN THE FUEL TANK. THE RESULTANT STRESS CANCAUSE EXCESSIVE LOAD TO THE FUEL TANK SEPARATOR WELD ATTACHMENTS TO THE INTERIOROF THE TANK, WHICH CAN RESULT IN CRACKS IN THE FUEL TANK AND FUEL LEAKAGE.
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