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1978 WINNEBAGO VW3LGRN Recall - Campaign #78V155000

 
Auto Recalls For Consumers

1978 WINNEBAGO VW3LGRN RECALL - #78V155000

RECALL FOR FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE : STORAGE : TANK ASSEMBLY

THE LOUNGE TABLE PEDESTALS ON THE INVOLVED VEHICLES CONTAIN MOUNTING SCREWS WHICH MAY HAVE PUNCTURED THE FUEL TANK. IF A PUNCTURE IS PRESENT AND THE TANK IS ALMOST FILLED, THE FUEL COULD "SLOSH" AND SOAK THE INTERIOR FLOORING OF THE VEHICLE IN THE AREA OF THE TANK.

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Vehicle 1978 WINNEBAGO VW3LGRN
Manufacturer WINNEBAGO INDUSTRIES, INC.
Manufactured between 4/1/1978 - 5/1/1978
Recalled on 10/12/1979
Influenced by WINNEBAGO INDUSTRIES, INC.
Owners Notified on n/a
# Affected 12
Recalled for FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY
 
Description THE LOUNGE TABLE PEDESTALS ON THE INVOLVED VEHICLES CONTAIN MOUNTING SCREWS WHICH MAY HAVE PUNCTURED THE FUEL TANK. IF A PUNCTURE IS PRESENT AND THE TANK IS ALMOST FILLED, THE FUEL COULD "SLOSH" AND SOAK THE INTERIOR FLOORING OF THE VEHICLE IN THE AREA OF THE TANK.
Consequences
Corrective action THE DEALER WILL REPLACE THE EXISTING TANK AND THE LOUNGE TABLE WILL BE RELOCATED FREE OF CHARGE.
Notes VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MOTORHOMES.SYSTEM: FUEL; FUEL TANK.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: IF AN IGNITION SOURCE IS PRESENT WHEN LEAKING OCCURS, AFIRE COULD START AND PROPERTY DAMAGE AND PERSONAL INJURY COULD RESULT.NOTE: OWNER IS ADVISED NOT TO USE VEHICLE UNTIL CORRECTIONS HAVE BEEN MADE.
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