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 : 0000-00-00 - 0000-00-00
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 99V335000
Date Owner's Notified: 1999-12-19 Date Received by ODI: 1999-11-26 Date Added to Database: 1999-11-30
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 : 606
Summary:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: CLASS B MOTOR HOMES BUILT ON DODGE 3500 OR 2500 VAN CHASSIS. THE GENERATOR FUEL PICKUP FITTING WAS SELF TAPPED INTO A DRILLED HOLE BESIDE THE FUEL SENDING UNIT ON TOP OF THE PLASTIC FUEL TANK. SEALANT WAS USED ON THE THREAD BEFORE THE FITTING WAS SCREWED INTO THE TANK. ON SOME VEHICLES, THE FUEL PICKUP FITTING WAS NOT SEALED PROPERLY AGAINST THE TANK WALL, AND WHEN THE TANK IS FULL, FUEL OR FUEL VAPORS CAN LEAK OUT.
Consequence:
      IN A CRASH, FUEL OR FUEL VAPORS CAN LEAK WHEN THE TANK IS FULL, INCREASING THE RISK OF A FIRE.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE SELF TAPPING FUEL PICKUP WITH A NEW ONE WITH REGULAR THREAD FITTING SECURED TO THE TANK WITH A LOCK NUT INSIDE THE TANK.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN DECEMBER 19, 1999. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES 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'.