KENWORTH COE 1997: FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY:PRESSURE RELIEF DEVICES

Make : KENWORTH Model : COE Year : 1997
Build Dates : 1997-01-24 - 0000-00-00
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 04V339000
Date Owner's Notified: 2004-07-26 Date Received by ODI: 2004-07-21 Date Added to Database: 2004-07-21
Manufacturers Involved: Crane Carrier Company
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY:PRESSURE RELIEF DEVICES
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 3
Summary:
      CERTAIN TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH NEXGEN LIQUID NATURAL GAS "LNG" TANKS ARE BEING RECALLED. THE INTRODUCTION OF WATER INTO THE DISCHARGE SIDE OF BOTH THE PRIMARY AND SECONDARY RELIEF VALVES SIMULTANEOUSLY AND SUBSEQUENT FREEZING IN SERVICE CAN RENDER THE VALVES TEMPORARILY INOPERATIVE.
Consequence:
      IF NOT INSPECTED THE RISK OF TANK OVER-PRESSURIZATION AND A CATASTROPHIC TANK RUPTURE CAN OCCUR, POTENTIALLY RESULTING IN SERIOUS INJURY OR DEATH.
Remedy:
      CRANE WILL PERFORM AN INSPECTION AND PROVIDE INSTRUCTIONS FOR ORDERING AND INSTALLING THE RETROFIT KIT. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING JULY 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT CRANE AT 918-832-7305.
Report Initiator: ODI V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
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