October 15, 2002
ARVINMERITOR Has Recalled Napa, Purolator Pro-fuel,
- ARVINMERITOR Has Recalled Napa, Purolator Pro-fuel, Fuel Regulator
because of a possible weakening of the regulator diaphragm.
Number of Units Affected:
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
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.
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.
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