Marine Power International Pty Ltd—Savage Aluminium or Fibreglass boats and Bermuda Aluminium boats

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Product description

Savage forward steer aluminium or fibreglass boats with an underfloor fuel tank that were manufactured between October 1999 and December 2007 and Bermuda forward steer aluminium boats with an underfloor fuel tank that were manufacturered between January 2005 and December 2007

Identifying features

Savage forward steer aluminium or fibreglass boats with an underfloor fuel tank – boats with a serial number ending 99, 00, 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06 or 07.
Bermuda forward steer aluminium boats with an underfloor fuel tank – boats with a serial number ending 05, 06 or 07.

What are the defects?

The products may have been fitted with incorrectly rated hoses from the fuel tank to the fuel filter and from the fuel tank to the breather/vent.

What are the hazards?

It is possible that under certain conditions the hoses may degrade. If this happens, fuel could leak into the bilge of the boat leading to risk of fire or explosion which could lead to severe injury or death to the operator, passengers or bystanders.

What should consumers do?

Stop using the boat and contact the consumer's nearest Mercury Marine Dealer who will arrange for the boat to be inspected and rectified at the expense of Marine Power International Pty Ltd.