SUBARU LEGACY 1992: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY

Make : SUBARU Model : LEGACY Year : 1992
Build Dates : 1991-07-01 - 1992-01-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 92V044000
Date Owner's Notified: 1992-04-28 Date Received by ODI: 1992-04-01 Date Added to Database: 1992-04-08
Manufacturers Involved: Subaru of America, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 9500
Summary:
      A MISALIGNMENT OF THE REAR SEAT CUSHION LATCHING BRACKET REINFORCEMENT PLATE TO THE FLOOR REQUIRED A MACHINE TAP TO CLEAR THE OPENING FOR A MOUNTING BOLT. THE TOP OF THE FUEL TANK MAY HAVE BEEN PUNCTURED WHEN THE TAP WAS USED.
Consequence:
      THE PUNCTURE IN THE TOP OF THE FUEL TANK COULD CAUSE FUELTO LEAK, WHICH COULD RESULT IN A VEHICLE FIRE WHEN LEAKS OCCUR NEAR A SOURCE OFIGNITION.
Remedy:
      INSPECT THE FUEL TANKS; REPLACE THEM IF THEY ARE PUNCTURED.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      SYSTEM: FUEL TANKS.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS; STATION WAGONS.