AM GENERAL FJ8C 1984: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

Make : AM GENERAL Model : FJ8C Year : 1984
Build Dates : 1984-03-01 - 1984-12-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 87V041000
Date Owner's Notified: 1987-03-30 Date Received by ODI: 1987-04-07 Date Added to Database: 1987-04-08
Manufacturers Involved: AM GENERAL LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 5645
Summary:
      VACUUM HARNESS ASSEMBLY HOSES BECOME LOOSE AND CAN CONTACT ENGINE EXHAUST PORTS. CONTACT WITH EXHAUST EXPOSES HOSES TO HIGH TEMPERATURE WHICH CAUSES CARBONIZATION OF THE HOSES MATERIAL.
Consequence:
      AS A RESULT, COMBUSTION OR AUTO IGNITION CAN TAKE PLACEAND THE HOSE IGNITES WHICH CAN CAUSE SEVERE ENGINE COMPARTMENT DAMAGE ANDPOSSIBLE LOSS OF VEHICLE DUE TO FIRE.
Remedy:
      REROUTE VACUUM HOSES TO PRECLUDE CONTACT WITH EXHAUST SYSTEM.
Report Initiator: ODI V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      SYSTEM: ENGINE/VACUUM SYSTEM.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: FJ8C 1/2 TON DELIVERY VAN.