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Dodge Recall : Daimlerchrysler/Fuel Tank Attaching Straps

1998 Dodge Durango

Fuel leakage, in the presence of an ignition source, could result in a fire.

Fuel System, Gasoline — Storage — Tank Assembly — Mounting

Summary
Vehicle description: Sport utility vehicles. The fuel tank strap can separate due to fatigue during operation. If this occurs, the tank will be unsupported, increasing the risk of a fuel leak.
Actions
Dealers will replace the double toggle lock fuel tank straps with single toggle lock design. Note: Affected vehicles built through May 21, 1998, also require the rear brake tube inspection/repair. As a result, the fuel tank strap and brake tube repair will be performed on these vheicles in a single service procedure under recall 99V-341/DaimlerChrysler #841. Affected vehicles built from May 22, 1998 through September 25, 1999, only require the fuel tank strap repair, which will be performed under recall 99V-342/DaimlerChrysler #842.
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Date Announced
DEC 02, 1999
Vehicles Affected
150,729
NHTSA Campaign #
99V342000
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