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Recalls - 1996 GIRARDIN MBIV

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:FILLER PIPE AND CAP

Recall Number

97V120000

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

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: TRANSIT COACHES. THE SEAT SUPPORT CHANNELS OF THE FLOOR STRUCTURE IS LOCATED CLOSE TO THE FUEL FILLER PIPE. THE PIPE COULD BE PUNCTURED AND WHEN FILLING THE GASOLINE TANK, FUEL CAN BE SPILLED ON THE ROAD SURFACE.

Defect Consequence

IF FUEL IS SPILLED AND AN IGNITION SOURCE IS PRESENT, A VEHICLE FIRE COULD RESULT.

Defect Corrective Action

OWNERS WERE PROVIDED WITH INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS AND A DOUBLE LIP STEEL REINFORCED TRIM TO BE INSTALLED ON THE EDGE OF THE SEAT SUPPORT CHANNEL TO ELIMINATE THE SHARP EDGE OF THE SUPPORT WHICH COULD PUNCTURE THE PIPE.

Notes

NOTES: OWNERS HAVE BEEN PROVIDED WITH PARTS FOR THIS CAMPAIGN. THIS CAMPAIGN IS COMPLETE.


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