MERCEDES BENZ 300 1971: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM:INJECTORS

Make : MERCEDES BENZ Model : 300 Year : 1971
Build Dates : 0000-00-00 - 0000-00-00
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 74V131000
Date Owner's Notified: 1974-08-15 Date Received by ODI: 1974-08-19 Date Added to Database: 1979-10-12
Manufacturers Involved: Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC.
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Component: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM:INJECTORS
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 8963
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Report Initiator: ODI V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
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      MERCEDES BENZ CAMPAIGN NO N/A.EQUIPPED WITH FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM.POSSIBILITY THAT AFTER EXTENSIVE USAGE OF ELECTRONICALLY FUEL INJECTEDVEHICLES, FUEL LEAKS MAY DEVELOP IN THE FUEL INJECTION NOZZLE.THIS COULDALLOW FUEL TO ESCAPE CAUSING COMBUSTION OF VAPORS DURING START-UP OF A WARMENGINE WHILE VEHICLE IS STATIONARY, RESULTING IN FIRE DAMAGE IN THE ENGINECOMPARTMENT.'CORRECT BY INSPECTING AND REPLACING INJECTION NOZZELS PRODUCTEDPRIOR TO APRIL 1972'.