TRAILSTAR P30 1978: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY

Make : TRAILSTAR Model : P30 Year : 1978
Build Dates : 1977-08-01 - 1978-07-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 78V207000
Date Owner's Notified: 1978-10-07 Date Received by ODI: 1978-09-26 Date Added to Database: 1979-10-12
Manufacturers Involved: General Motors LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 2024
Summary:
      THE FUEL TANK FUSIBLE BUSHING ELEMENT MAY HAVE MELTED DUE TO EXTREMELY HIGH TEMPERATURES ENCOUNTERED WHEN THE TANKS WERE EXPOSED TO DIRECT SUNLIGHT RAYS DURING CHASSIS STORAGE.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      THE DEALER WILL INSPECT AND, IF NECESSARY, REPLACE THE FUEL TANK VENT PLUG WITHOUT CHARGE TO OWNER.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: LIGHT TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH SCHOOL BUS CHASSIS.SYSTEM: FUEL; FUEL TANK VENTING SYSTEM.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: FUEL LEAKAGE MAY OCCUR AND IF AN IGNITION SOURCE ISPRESENT, A FIRE COULD START AND CAUSE SERIOUS INJURY TO VEHICLE OCCUPANTS.