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Recalls - 1991 PEUGEOT 505

What is a recall? The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, generally in cooperation with the vehicle manufacturer, issues recalls when a motor vehicle or item of motor vehicle equipment (including tires) does not comply with a Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard or when there is a safety-related defect in the vehicle or equipment. Work dictated by a recall is generally completed at no charge to the vehicle owner, regardless of whether you are the first owner or a subsequent owner. Please contact your service facilities for additional details and to confirm that this recall is relevant to your particular vehicle.

Component Description

FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY

Recall Number

96V028000

Manufacturer Recall Number

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Number of Vehicles Affected

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Manufactured From

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Manufactured To

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Defect Description

THE CORROSION PROTECTION OF THE FUEL TANK MOUNTING DETERIORATES ALLOWING WATER AND FOREIGN MATERIAL TO CORRODE THE TANK MOUNTING FLANGE DIRECTLY.

Defect Consequence

OVER AN EXTENDED PERIOD OF TIME, THIS CORRISON CAN WEAKEN THE FLANGE CAUSING IT TO BREAK ALLOWING THE FUEL TANK TO DROP AND CONTACT THE SURFACE OF THE GROUND. THE TANK COULD THEN RUPTURE AND RESULT IN A VEHICLE FIRE.

Defect Corrective Action

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE FUEL TANK MOUNTING FLANGE CRADLE.

Notes

SYSTEM: FUEL; FUEL TANK ASSEMBLY. VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: STATION WAGONS AND SW8 VEHICLES. NOTE: OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME, SHOULD CONTACT PEUGEOT AT 1-800-345-5549. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.


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