COLEMAN COLUMBIA 1982: EQUIPMENT:RECREATIONAL VEHICLE:LPG LINES AND FITTINGS

Make : COLEMAN Model : COLUMBIA Year : 1982
Build Dates : 1981-08-01 - 1982-02-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 82V014000
Date Owner's Notified: 1982-02-12 Date Received by ODI: 1982-02-18 Date Added to Database: 1982-02-25
Manufacturers Involved: COLEMAN CO., INC.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: EQUIPMENT:RECREATIONAL VEHICLE:LPG LINES AND FITTINGS
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 3896
Summary:
      THE INVOLVED VEHICLES MAY CONTAIN PROPANE GAS LINE FLARE NUTS THAT MAY ALREADY BE CRACKED OR COULD CRACK AT A LATER DATE. THIS COULD LEAD TO GAS LEAKAGE.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      DEALER WILL INSPECT AND, IF NECESSARY, INSTALL DEFECT-FREE FLARE NUTS WITHOUT CHARGE TO OWNER.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: TRAILERS, CAMPING; CAMPERS, PICK-UP.SYSTEM: FUEL; PROPANE GAS LINE, FLARE NUTS.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: LEAKING GAS CREATES THE POTENTIAL FOR A FIRE AND/OR ANEXPLOSION IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE; SERIOUS PERSONAL INJURY COULDRESULT.NOTE: SMOKING NEAR THE TRAILER AND EXPOSING THE TRAILER TO AN OPEN FLAME SHOULDBE AVOIDED. THE GAS THROTTLE VALVE SHOULD BE TIGHTLY CLOSED BY TURNINGCLOCKWISE TO CUT OFF THE FLOW OF GAS THROUGH THE LINES. THE FLEXIBLE GAS LINE,WHICH IS CONNECTED TO THE GAS THROTTLE REGULATOR TO ALLOW GAS IN THE LINES TOESCAPE, SHOULD BE DISCONNECTED. DEALER SHOULD BE CONTACTED AND VEHICLE SHOULDNOT BE OPERATED PRIOR TO SERVICING.