COACHMEN LEPRECHAUN 1976: EQUIPMENT:RECREATIONAL VEHICLE:LPG TANK ASSEMBLY

Make : COACHMEN Model : LEPRECHAUN Year : 1976
Build Dates : 1976-05-01 - 1976-09-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 77V001000
Date Owner's Notified: 1977-01-04 Date Received by ODI: 1977-12-04 Date Added to Database: 1979-10-12
Manufacturers Involved: HIGH COUNTRY ALUMINUM PRODUCTS. LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: EQUIPMENT:RECREATIONAL VEHICLE:LPG TANK ASSEMBLY
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 2066
Summary:
      ON THE INVOLVED VEHICLES, THE THREADED STUDS WHICH SECURE THE L.P. TANK MOUNTING SYSTEM COULD FAIL. CONSEQUENTLY, THE L.P. TANK MAY DROP TO GROUND.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      THE DEALER, FROM WHOM THE VEHICLE WAS PURCHASED, WILL INSTALL TWO METAL STRAPS UNDER THE L.P. TANK, SECURING THEM WITH BOLTS THROUGH THE VEHICLE FLOOR. THIS WILL BE DONE WITHOUT CHARGE.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MOTORHOMES.SYSTEM: L.P. GAS; TANK ATTACHMENTS.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: THE TANK MAY RUPTURE, AND IF AN IGNITION SOURCE ISPRESENT, A FIRE COULD START, RESULTING IN VEHICLE DAMAGE AND SERIOUS PERSONALINJURY.NOTE: THE L.P. TANK SHUT OFF VALVE, KNOWN AS THE "POL" VALVE, SHOULD BE CLOSEDAND THE VEHICLE SHOULD BE IMMEDIATELY TAKEN TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER.