FLEETWOOD TIOGA 1977: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY

Make : FLEETWOOD Model : TIOGA Year : 1977
Build Dates : 0000-00-00 - 0000-00-00
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 77V128000
Date Owner's Notified: 1977-08-26 Date Received by ODI: 1977-08-26 Date Added to Database: 1979-10-12
Manufacturers Involved: FLEETWOOD ENTERPRISES, INC.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 50
Summary:
      THE CONVERTIBLE SOFA MAY CONTAIN A SINGLE SCREW THAT COULD PENETRATE THE TOP SURFACE OF THE FUEL TANK. IF THE TANK IS NEARLY FULL, RIDING OVER ROUGH ROADS COULD CAUSE FUEL TO LEAK FROM THE TANK.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      DEALER WILL INSPECT AND REPLACE FUEL TANK, IF DAMAGED. SCREWS WILL BE REPLACED BY 1 1/2 INCH LONG SCREWS.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MOTORHOMES EQUIPPED WITH A CONVERTIBLE SOFA.SYSTEM: FUEL; FUEL TANK.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: LEAKING FUEL, IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCECOULD LEAD TO A VEHICLE FIRE AND SERIOUS INJURIES TO VEHICLE OCCUPANTS.NOTE: THE MOTORHOME SHOULD NOT BE USED UNTIL IT HAS BEEN INSPECTED ANDCORRECTED. IF IT MUST BE DRIVEN, THE TANK SHOULD NOT BE FILLED MORE THAN 3/4FULL AND THE VEHICLE SHOULD BE DRIVEN CAREFULLY.