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Recall: 1994 Dakota: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY:MOUNTING

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    [FONT=&quot]NHTSA #: [/FONT][FONT=&quot]11978[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]Make: [/FONT][FONT=&quot]DODGE
    Model: DAKOTA
    Model Year: 1994-1995[/FONT]

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    Description: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY:MOUNTING[/FONT][FONT=&quot]

    [/FONT][FONT=&quot]Manufacturer that filed defect/noncompliance report[/FONT][FONT=&quot]: CHRYSLER CORPORATION
    Begin Date of MFG: 7/1/1993
    End Date of MFG: 12/1/1993
    Vehicle, Equipment, or Tire report: V

    Number of units affected: 9,000
    Date owner notified by MFG: 2/4/1994

    Recall Initiator: MFR
    MFG's of Recalled Vehicles/Products: CHRYSLER GROUP LLC

    Defect Summary: TWO FUEL TANK SUPPORT STRAP ATTACHING STUDS WERE NOT ADEQUATELY TIGHTENED, WHICH COULD CAUSE ONE OR BOTH OF THE STRAP(S) TO SEPARATE, MISLOCATING THE FUEL TANKS OR ALLOW COMPLETE SEPARATION OF THE FUEL TANK FROM THE VEHICLE.[/FONT]

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    [/FONT][FONT=&quot]Consequence Summary:[/FONT][FONT=&quot] IN EITHER CASE FUEL TANK SUPPORT STRAP(S) FAILURE RESULTS IN FUEL LEAKAGE WHICH COULD RESULT IN A FIRE.[/FONT]


    [FONT=&quot]Corrective Summary:[/FONT][FONT=&quot] THE FUEL TANK SUPPORT STRAP ATTACHING STUDS WILL BE PROPERLY TIGHTENED.[/FONT]
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    [/FONT][FONT=&quot]Recall Notes: [/FONT][FONT=&quot]SYSTEM: FUEL; FUEL TANK ASSEMBLY; ATTACHMENT.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: LIGHT DUTY TRUCKS.NOTE: IF YOUR VEHICLES 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 CHRYSLER SERVICE CENTER AT 1-800-992-1997. ALSO, CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.[/FONT]
     

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