Fleetwood Santana

Model Santana made by Fleetwood got 2 recalls. There were some recalls concerningfuel system, gasoline, seat belts.

Model 1977


CampaignManufacturerManufacturing dateType# of units affectedDate Owner notified MfgRecall Initiated byManufacturers of recalled vehicles/productsReport Recieved DateRecord Creation DateRegulation Part NumberFMVSS Number
78V126000FLEETWOOD ENT., INC.from 02/01/1977 to 05/01/1978V (Vehicle)29508/10/1978MFRFLEETWOOD ENTERPRISES, INC.06/06/197810/12/1979
Defect SummaryDue to screws penetrating the top surface of the fuel tank, fuel may leak out under rough or sloping road surface or strong braking when the tank is nearly full. this is due to the type of fasteners used during conversion of the vehicle interior.
Consequence Summary
Corrective SummaryThe dealer will replace all damaged tanks on all affected vehicles.
NotesVehicle description: motorhomes and light trucks equipped with optional 36gallon fuel tanks.system: fuel; fuel tank.consequences of defect: should leakage occur and an ignition source be presenta fire could result and cause personal injury as well as property damage.
77V100000FLEETWOOD ENT., INC. V (Vehicle)11207/19/1977MFRFLEETWOOD ENTERPRISES, INC.06/23/197710/12/1979
Defect SummaryThe involved vehicles fail to conform to federal motor vehicle safety standard no. 209, seat belt assemblies. the seat belts on the side-facing rear seats are adequate for some adults but too short to buckle around all passengers.
Consequence Summary
Corrective SummaryDealer will inspect and, where necessary, install longer seat belts without charge to owner.
NotesVehicle description: motorhomes.system: interior; seat belts.consequences of defect: lack of adequate seat belt protection increases therisk of personal injury in the event of an accident.