MV-1 UNSPECIFIED 2011: FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY

Make : MV-1 Model : UNSPECIFIED Year : 2011
Build Dates : 0000-00-00 - 0000-00-00
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 12V468000
Date Owner's Notified: 2012-11-13 Date Received by ODI: 2012-09-25 Date Added to Database: 2012-09-25
Manufacturers Involved: Vehicle Production Group LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 435
Summary:
      The Vehicle Production Group "VPG" is recalling certain model year 2011 and 2012 MV-1 vehicles, equipped with a compressed natural gas "CNG" engine. The pressure relief plug for the CNG storage tank may be incorrectly assembled.
Consequence:
      If the plug is incorrectly assembled, it may inadvertently discharge the CNG. A CNG leak in the presence of an ignition source may ignite and result in a vehicle fire.
Remedy:
      The Vehicle Production Group will notify owners, and dealers will install a secondary pressure relief device on each vehicle to prevent leaking, free of charge. The safety recall began on November 13, 2012. Owners may contact the Vehicle Production Group at 1-877-681-3678.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 'TTY 1-800-424-9153', or go to www.safercar.gov.