HOME AND PARK ROADTREK 1998: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY:FILLER PIPE AND CAP

Make : HOME AND PARK Model : ROADTREK Year : 1998
Build Dates : 1998-01-01 - 1998-06-30
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 98V136000
Date Owner's Notified: 1998-06-24 Date Received by ODI: 1998-06-22 Date Added to Database: 1998-10-20
Manufacturers Involved: Erwin Hymer Group North America, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY:FILLER PIPE AND CAP
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 404
Summary:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: CLASS 'B' MOTOR HOMES BUILT ON DODGE 1500, 2500 AND 3500 VAN CHASSIS. THE FUELVENT HOSE FROM THE FUEL TANK TO THE FUEL FILL ENTRY MAY NOT BE VAPOR TIGHT DUE TO OVER TIGHTENING OF THE GEAR CLAMP AT THE CONNECTION OF THE PLASTIC VENT TANK OUTAGE TO THE RUBBER VENT HOSE. THIS CAN RESULT IN FUEL OR FUEL VAPOR LEAKING.
Consequence:
      THIS CONDITION CAN CAUSE FUEL OR FUEL VAPOR LEAKING RESULTING IN A POTENTIAL FIRE HAZARD. ALSO THE ENGINE COULD STALL FROM LACK OF FUEL, RESULTING IN LOSS OF POWER BRAKING AND POWER STEERING CONTROL.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL REMOVE THE GEAR CLAMP SECURING THE RUBBER VENT HOSE TO THE PLASTIC VENT TUBE, INSTALL A RIGID INSERT TUBE INTO THE PLASTIC VENT TUBE, AND REATTACH THE HOSE AND CLAMP. THE RIBERGLASS COVER IN THE RUNNING BOARD STORAGE COMPARTMENT MUST FIRST BE REMOVED FOR ACCESS.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN JUNE 24, 1998.OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR MOTOR HOMES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT HOME & PARK AT 1-888-ROADTREK '1-888-762-3873'.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT '1-888-327-4236'.