HYOSUNG GV650 2006: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

Make : HYOSUNG Model : GV650 Year : 2006
Build Dates : 2005-03-01 - 2007-06-30
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 08V071000
Date Owner's Notified: 2008-04-01 Date Received by ODI: 2008-02-14 Date Added to Database: 2008-02-14
Manufacturers Involved: HYOSUNG MOTORS AMERICA INC.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 3292
Summary:
      HYOSUNG IS RECALLING 3,292 MY 2005-2007 GT650 AND GV650 MOTORCYCLES. THESE MOTORCYCLES WERE BUILT WITH FUEL TANK CAP GASKETS THAT PREVENT PROPER TANK VENTILATION.
Consequence:
      THIS COULD RESULT IN VEHICLE STALLING WHICH COULD RESULT IN A CRASH AND/OR FUEL LEAKAGE WHICH COULD RESULT IN A FIRE.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL MODIFY THE EXISTING GAS CAP GASKET. THE RECALL BEGAN ON APRIL 1, 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT HYOSUNG AT 1-770-447-5571.
Report Initiator: ODI V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 'TTY 1-800-424-9153', OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.