FUEL TANK LEAK

         
Number 050030T   MIC: EGO
Company: S.A.F.E. BOATS INTERNATIONAL   Company Official: DRG
Model Name:   Model Year: 2000
Problem 1: FUEL TANK LEAK      
Problem 2:      
HIN   Case Open Date: 5/27/2005
Disposition: CLOSED   Case Close Date:
Units 2   Campaign Open Date 6/28/2005
Boat Type 11   Campaign Close Date 5/15/2006
Severity: H   Last Date: 3/27/2006
Comments:  
HINS EGO023022D000 AND EGO023023D000. GASOLINE TANKS CONSTRUCTED OF SENSITIZED ALCAN 5083-H231 ALUMINUM UNSUITABLE FOR MARINE USE (SEE ALSO 020125T). USCG BOAT FORCES HAS AT LEAST ONE GOVERNMENT VERSION OF THESE BOATS WITH A FAILED AND LEAKING GAS TANK. 050606 SENT DNR LETTER. 062805 DNR RCVD. 081505 CUR 1 RCVD - NEITHER BOAT CORRECTED YET. 110905 CUR 2 RCVD - INSPECTIONS DONE, NEITHER REPAIRED YET. 012606 CUR 3 RCVD - REPAIRS STARTED ON BOTH BOATS. 032106 CUR 4 RCVD - REQUESTED CLOSURE. 032706 EMAIL TO MANUF SAYING CG WANTS PROOF THAT SENSITIZED ALUMINUM GAS TANKS ARE IN POSSESSION OF THE ALCOA SOLUTIONS TEAM.