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Subaru Legacy Recall 92V044000

Engine, April 28, 1992

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
April 28, 1992
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
9,500
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
92V044000
Component
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY

Summary
A MISALIGNMENT OF THE REAR SEAT CUSHION LATCHING BRACKET REINFORCEMENT PLATE TO THE FLOOR REQUIRED A MACHINE TAP TO CLEAR THE OPENING FOR A MOUNTING BOLT. THE TOP OF THE FUEL TANK MAY HAVE BEEN PUNCTURED WHEN THE TAP WAS USED.
Consequence
THE PUNCTURE IN THE TOP OF THE FUEL TANK COULD CAUSE FUELTO LEAK, WHICH COULD RESULT IN A VEHICLE FIRE WHEN LEAKS OCCUR NEAR A SOURCE OFIGNITION.
Remedy
INSPECT THE FUEL TANKS; REPLACE THEM IF THEY ARE PUNCTURED.
Notes
SYSTEM: FUEL TANKS.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS; STATION WAGONS.
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