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Volvo 760 Recall 91V010000

Engine, March 1, 1991

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
March 1, 1991
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
19,286
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
91V010000
Component
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP

Summary
IF CONDITIONS OF HIGH AMBIENT TEMPERATURE, OVERFILLING OF THE FUEL TANK, AND INSUFFICIENT TORQUE ON THE SENDING UNIT LOCK RING EXIST SIMULTANEOUSLY, FUEL SEEPAGE MAY OCCUR FROM THE TOP OF THE TANK.
Consequence
FUEL SEEPAGE COULD RESULT IN FIRE IN THE PRESENCE OF ANIGNITION SOURCE.
Remedy
RETORQUE SENDING UNIT LOCK RING; REPLACE LOCK RING GASKET IF FUEL SEEPAGE IS DETECTED. NOTE: THE ONLY 940 MODEL SUBJECT TO THIS RECALL IS THE 940SE.
Notes
SYSTEM: FUEL TANK SENDING UNIT (FUEL PUMP).VEHICLE DSCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS EQUIPPED WITH 80 LITER FUEL TANKS.
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