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Recalls - 1998 VIKING VIKING

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, OTHER:STORAGE

Recall Number

98V010001

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: TRAVEL TRAILERS EQUIPPED WITH 20 LB. LPG CYLINDERS SUPPLIED BY MANCHESTER TANK. THESE CYLINDERS ARE EQUIPPED WITH AN OVERFILL PROTECTION. THE OVERFILL PROTECTION DEVICE MAY NOT FUNCTION PROPERLY.

Defect Consequence

IF A CYLINDER IS OVERFILLED, AND SOME OF THE GAS LEAKS OUT, THE VAPORS COULD IGNITE IF THERE WAS A SOURCE OF IGNITION PRESENT.

Defect Corrective Action

MANCHESTER TANK IS PERFORMING THE OWNER NOTIFICATION AND REMEDY CAMPAIGN FOR THIS RECALL. MANCHESTER WILL REPLACE THESE LPG CYLINDERS.

Notes

OWNER NOTIFICATION BY MANCHESTER TANK BEGAN JANUARY 28, 1998. OWNERS WHO DO NOT GET THEIR LPG CYLINDER REPLACED FREE OF CHARGE WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT MANCHESTER TANK/RECALL MANAGEMENT AT 1-800-420-7511. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).


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