Isuzu Ute Australia is recalling 8039 examples of the D-Max ute as the fuel hose may chafe against the engine oil level bracket and become damaged, potentially causing a fuel leak which may result in a vehicle fire.
This recall affects Isuzu D-Max models produced from 2021 to 2023.
“Due to a manufacturing issue, the fuel hose may chafe against the engine oil level bracket and become damaged,” said the company in its recall notice.
“If this occurs, fuel may leak in the presence of an external ignition source resulting in a vehicle fire.”
- A total of 8039 vehicles are affected
- The VIN list is attached here
- The original recall notice is attached here
If you own an affected vehicle you should contact your nearest authorised Isuzu Ute dealer to schedule an appointment to have the fuel hose and retaining clips replaced free of charge.
If you have further questions you can contact the Isuzu Ute Australia Customer Relations Department on 1300 147 898.
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