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Franklin Fueling Systems recalls fuel hose due to fire and explosion hazard

01 October 2014

The US Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced the recall of Hardwall Fuel Curb Hoses from Franklin Fueling Systems. The CPSC says the crimp on the fuel hose can loosen causing fuel to leak, posing a fire and explosion hazard. About 6,700 of the units are in use at gas stations and other sites, and no incidents or injuries have been reported to date.

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Description: The FLEX-ING FLEX-ON hardwall curb hose is 1 inch in diameter ranging in lengths from 9 inches to 100 feet, including various made-to-order lengths, with fixed and swivel fittings. The product is used in conjunction with the gas station nozzle to dispense or transfer refined fuels such as gasoline, diesel, ethanol blends and biodiesel blends (up to E15).

The recalled hoses come in black, green, blue, yellow or red. A date code of M1014 through M3014 in WWYY format, is on the fitting with model numbers starting with FLHFR3XX XXX or FLXHW3XX XXX. On the products with a fixed fitting, the model number is on a label on the crimp ferrule. On products with a swivel fitting, the model number can be found on the label of the box in which it was shipped. "FLEX-ING™ FLEX-ON" or "FLEXSTEEL FUTURA" are printed on the hoses.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled hardwall curb hose and contact the firm to receive a full refund or a replacement hose.

For the full recall report go to: www.cpsc.gov


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