1997 VOLKSWAGEN EUROVAN

Report Date:
February 11, 1997
Campaign Number:
97V016001
Component:
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY

Summary:
DURING THE INSTALLATION OF THE CAMPER EQUIPMENT, AN IMPROPERLY ADJUSTED POWER TOOL DRILL BIT PUNCTURED THE FUEL TANK VAPOR CONTAINER.

Consequence Summary:
FUEL VAPORS CAN ESCAPE WHICH COULD CAUSE A VEHICLE FIRE.

Corrective Summary:
VOLKSWAGEN DEALERS, ON BEHALF OF WINNEBAGO, WILL CHECK THE FUEL VAPOR CONTAINER FOR THE DEFECT AND IF A DEFECT IS PRESENT, THE FUEL VAPOR CONTAINER, WILL BE REPLACED.