MERCEDES BENZ 280E 1978: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL

Make : MERCEDES BENZ Model : 280E Year : 1978
Build Dates : 1977-09-01 - 1978-05-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 78V106000
Date Owner's Notified: 1978-05-08 Date Received by ODI: 1978-05-15 Date Added to Database: 1979-10-12
Manufacturers Involved: Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 10500
Summary:
      THE FUEL TANK COULD DEFORM DUE TO THE FUEL TANK VALVE CAUSING BLOCKAGE OF THE FUEL TANK VENTILATION SYSTEM.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      THE DEALER WILL INSPECT AND, IF NECESSARY, WILL REPLACE THE FUEL TANK VENT VALVE WITHOUT CHARGE.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES.SYSTEM: FUEL; FUEL TANK VENT VALVE.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: THIS DEFECT COULD LEAD TO RUPTURE AND COLLAPSE OF THEFUEL TANK, AND POSSIBLY, A VEHICLE FIRE AND PERSONAL INJURY TO PASSENGERS.