TOYOTA CORONA 1971: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY

Make : TOYOTA Model : CORONA Year : 1971
Build Dates : 1969-02-01 - 1971-12-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 78V002000
Date Owner's Notified: 1978-03-27 Date Received by ODI: 1978-12-09 Date Added to Database: 1979-10-12
Manufacturers Involved: Toyota Motor Corporation
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 131046
Summary:
      FUEL TANK COULD DEVELOP CORROSION DUE TO A MIXTURE OF ROAD SALT AND WATER IN THE LUGGAGE COMPARTMENT. THE CORROSION COULD CREATE A SMALL HOLE IN THE TANK AND ALLOW THE GASOLINE TO SEEP INTO THE SPARE TIRE WELL.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      THE DEALER WILL INSPECT ALL SUSPECT FUEL TANKS. IF CORROSION OR PERFORATION IS PRESENT, THE TANK WILL BE REPAIRED OR REPLACED AS NECESSARY. IF NO RUST IS PRESENT, THE SPARE TIRE WELL WILL BE PAINTED WITH ANTI-CORROSION PAINT.
Report Initiator: ODI V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES.SYSTEM: FUEL; FUEL TANKS.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: IF AN IGNITION SOURCE IS PRESENT, FUEL LEAKAGE CAN LEADTO A VEHICLE FIRE, OCCUPANT INJURY AND PROPERTY DAMAGE.