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Fontaine Truck Chassis Recalls

There have been 0 recalls on Truck Chassis vehicles in recent years. The latest was issued on 2004-08-13 due to a problem with the mounting. Since 2003, Truck Chassis's have experienced approximately 1 recall(s) . See a list of recalls for your model year below.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Also check the list of Additional Fontaine Models to the right. At times, the manufacturer or the NHTSA may use slightly different model names, or group models together by series.

Recalled Fontaine Truck Chassis vehicles

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Detailed Recall Information for Fontaine Truck Chassis

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2004-08-13 (Published by NHTSA on 2004-08-13)
Recall Summary: ON CERTAIN CHASSIS BUILT WITH LNG ENGINES, THE LNG TANK'S PRIMARY AND SECONDARY RELIEF VALVES COULD FAIL TO OPEN AND RELIEVE TANK PRESSURE.
Hazard: THIS COULD CAUSE ICE BUILDUP ON THE DISCHARGE SIDE OF THE PRIMARY AND SECONDARY PRESSURE SYSTEM ALLOWING THE RELIEF SYSTEM TO FREEZE AND BECOME BLOCKED RESULTING IN OVER PRESSURIZATION OF THE LNG TANKS CREATING THE RISK OF CATASTROPHIC TANK RUPTURE WHICH COULD CAUSE SERIOUS INJURY OR DEATH.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL RETROFIT THE LNG TANKS WITH A NEW PRIMARY RELIEF VALVE PIPE AWAY TUBE AND A NEW VENTILATED SHROUD. THE RECALL BEGAN ON MAY 14, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT FONTAINE AT 1-800-544-8175.
Additional Info: CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=04V393000
   
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