1985 CADILLAC DEVILLE

Report Date:
June 04, 1993
Campaign Number:
93E019000
Component:
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE

Summary:
THE FUEL FILTERS WERE PRODUCED WITH AN INCORRECT THREADED FITTING. THE INCORRECT FITTING IS SIMILIAR ENOUGH IN SIZE THAT THE FUEL FILTER MAY APPEAR TO BE CORRECTLY THREADED ONTO THE FUEL LINE.

Consequence Summary:
REPLACE THE FILTERS WITH THE CORRECT FILTERS.

Corrective Summary:
THE IMPROPER THREADING COULD CAUSE A GASOLINE LEAK WHICH MAY RESULT IN AN UNDERHOOD FIRE WHEN EXPOSED TO A SOURCE OF IGNITION.