Advanced Fuel Components, Incorporated
Models: AFC 211
Number Involved: 4,200
Dates of Manufacture: November 1992 - November 1996
Defect: On the compressed natural gas (CNG) valves used on transit buses, valve seat deterioration can occur resulting in gas leakage. CNG leakage in the presence of an ignition source can result in a fire.
Remedy: Dealers will replace these valves. Owner
notification began Nov. 19, 1998. Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a
reasonable time should contact AFC at 1-616-781-1111. [NHTSA Recall No. 98E040/AFC Recall