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October 15, 2002

ARVINMERITOR Has Recalled Napa, Purolator Pro-fuel, Fuel Regulator

(SafetyAlerts) -  ARVINMERITOR Has Recalled Napa, Purolator Pro-fuel, Fuel Regulator because of a possible weakening of the regulator diaphragm.

Number of Units Affected: 32518

Defect Summary:
PUROLATOR PRO~FUEL AND NAPA BRAND IN-LINE FUEL REGULATORS SHIPPED BY ARVINMERITOR FROM NOVEMBER 1, 2001, THROUGH AUGUST 31, 2002. THE ELASTOMER USED FOR A DIAPHRAGM IN THE SUSPECT REGULATOR IS NOT COMPATIBLE WITH AUTOMOTIVE FUELS.

Consequence Summary:
PROLONGED EXPOSURE CAN RESULT IN THE DEGRADATION AND WEAKENING OF THE REGULATOR DIAPHRAGM. AS A RESULT, THE DIAPHRAGM MAY LEAK FUEL, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN A VEHICLE FIRE.

Corrective Summary:
ARVINMERITOR WILL NOTIFY ITS CUSTOMERS AND REPLACE THE SUSPECT FUEL REGULATORS. OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING OCTOBER 2002. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT ARVINMERITOR LVA CUSTOMER SERVICE AT 800-637-0580.

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 02E056000.

Important Note Regarding Auto Recalls
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write down the NHTSA 
CAMPAIGN ID Number.
If your dealer doesn't know about the recall when you
check, ask them how they are notified of recalls and
when the next update is due.

Did you know?
During 2001 there were over
1575 products recalled in the United
States for safety reasons!

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