THOR RESIDENCY 1994: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY

Make : THOR Model : RESIDENCY Year : 1994
Build Dates : 1993-05-01 - 1994-02-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 94V051000
Date Owner's Notified: 1994-03-21 Date Received by ODI: 1994-03-21 Date Added to Database: 1994-03-31
Manufacturers Involved: THOR INDUSTRIES
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 16
Summary:
      THE INTERMEDIATE FUEL SUPPLY AND RETURN LINES WERE SPLICED USING RUBBER HOSE AND WORM-DRIVE CLAMPS. THE RUBBER HOSE RUPTURES DUE TO THE PRESSURE GENERATED BY THE FUEL PUMP, RESULTING IN A FUEL LEAK.
Consequence:
      THE RUPTURED HOSE SPRAYS FUEL ONTO THE HOT EXHAUST SYSTEM AND RESULTS IN AN ENGINE COMPARTMENT FIRE.
Remedy:
      RUBBER HOSE AND CLAMP WILL BE REPLACED WITH THE STEEL BRAIDED FUEL LINES AND FITTINGS.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      SYSTEM: FUEL; FUEL LINES; METALLIC.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: CLASS "A" MOTORHOMES BUILT ON FORD CHASSIS.NOTE: IF YOUR EQUIPMENT IS PRESENTED TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND THE REMEDY IS NOT PROVIDED WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME AND FREE OF CHARGE OR THE REMEDY DOES NOT CORRECT THE DEFECT OR NONCOMPLIANCE, PLEASE CONTACT THOR AT 1-714-986-6118. ALSO, CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.