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Recalls - 1994 THOR RESIDENCY

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:DELIVERY

Recall Number

94V051000

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 INTERMEDIATE FUEL SUPPLY AND RETURN LINES WERE SPLICED USING RUBBER HOSE AND WORM-DRIVE CLAMPS. THE RUBBER HOSE RUPTURES DUE TO THE PRESSURE GENERATED BY THE FUEL PUMP, RESULTING IN A FUEL LEAK.

Defect Consequence

THE RUPTURED HOSE SPRAYS FUEL ONTO THE HOT EXHAUST SYSTEM AND RESULTS IN AN ENGINE COMPARTMENT FIRE.

Defect Corrective Action

RUBBER HOSE AND CLAMP WILL BE REPLACED WITH THE STEEL BRAIDED FUEL LINES AND FITTINGS.

Notes

SYSTEM: FUEL; FUEL LINES; METALLIC. VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: CLASS "A" MOTORHOMES BUILT ON FORD CHASSIS. NOTE: IF YOUR EQUIPMENT IS PRESENTED TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND THE REMEDY IS NOT PROVIDED WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME AND FREE OF CHARGE OR THE REMEDY DOES NOT CORRECT THE DEFECT OR NONCOMPLIANCE, PLEASE CONTACT THOR AT 1-714-986-6118. ALSO, CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.


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