FLEETWOOD SOUTHWIND 1982: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY:FILLER PIPE AND CAP

Make : FLEETWOOD Model : SOUTHWIND Year : 1982
Build Dates : 1979-08-01 - 1985-08-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 85V106000
Date Owner's Notified: 0000-00-00 Date Received by ODI: 1985-08-27 Date Added to Database: 1985-08-30
Manufacturers Involved: FLEETWOOD ENTERPRISES, INC.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
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Component: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY:FILLER PIPE AND CAP
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 28545
Summary:
      MAIN FUEL TANK FILLER CAP MAY DISENGAGE SUDDENLY WHEN REMOVING THE CAP FOR REFUELING. THE SUDDEN CAP DISENGAGEMENT PERMITS EXPULSION OF VAPOR AND UNDER SOME CIRCUMSTANCES, SPRAYS GASOLINE AROUND THE SURROUNDING AREA OR PERSONS. CONSEQUENCE OF DEFECT: THE GASOLINE SPILLAGE MAY CAUSE A FIRE AND/OR AN EXPLOSION IF AN IGNITION SOURCE IS PRESENT.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      REQUIRES THE REPLACEMENT OF THE SINGLE STAGE BAYONET CAP WITH A TWO STAGE CAP WHICH REQUIRES AN ADDITIONAL ROTATION PRIOR TO REMOVAL. ALSO A WARNING LABEL STICKER WILL BE ISSUED TO BE INSTALLED JUST ABOVE THE GASOLINE FILL OPENING.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
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      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MOTORHOMES. SYSTEM: FUEL TANK CAP.