Franklin Fueling Systems Recalls Gas Station Hose/Swivel Fitting Sets Due to Fire, Explo ...
This recall involves gas station hose and swivel fitting sets used with gas station nozzles to dispense or transfer refined fuels such as gasoline, diesel, ethanol blends and biodiesel blends. The sets are made of at least one metal swivel fitting attached to ¾-inch or 1-inch FLEX-ING™ brand FLEX-ON™ Hardwall, Marina and Softwall hoses. The attached hoses were sold in varying lengths. The size in inches and millimeters, and part number 559N or 559NMP are printed on the sidewall of the hoses. Hardwall hoses were sold in the colors black, blue, green, red and yellow, and have "FLEX-ING FLEX-ON HW FR PREMIUM FUEL HOSE BY FRANKLIN FUELING SYSTEMS" printed on the sidewall. Marina hoses were sold in the color green and have "2 BD. STYLE BC MARINA GASOLINE" on the sidewall. Softwall hoses were sold in the color black and have "FLEX-ING FLEX-ON SILVER SW PREMIUM FUEL HOSE BY FRANKLIN FUELING SYSTEMS" on the sidewall. Sets that have swivel fittings with a date code in the following range are being recalled: Hose Diameter Date Code Range (MWWYY format) ¾-inch M1615 to M3515 1-inch M2215 to M4115 The date code is stamped on the nut of the swivel fitting.
Gas station hose/swivel fitting setsType : Gas/Propane Connectors/Regulators/HosesCategoryID : 1971About 9,000
Distributors, contractors and gasoline stations nationwide from April 2015 through September 2015 for swivel fittings with ¾-inch hoses and May 2015 through October 2015 for swivel fittings with 1-inch hoses. The hose/swivel fitting sets were sold for between $18 and $400.CompanyID : 0
Recall Date: Mar 15, 2016
Franklin Fueling Systems has received reports of three incidents in which a swivel fitting has separated from a hose causing a fuel spill. No injuries have been reported.
Franklin Fueling Systems Inc., of Madison, Wis.CompanyID : 0
Recall ID: 6678
Last Published: Mar 16, 2016
Official Site: Link
RecallMe Number: 16119
RecallMe Status: Announced