Aus Holdco Pty Ltd trading as BLA Distribution — Sierra Fuel Water Separators/Fuel Filters for Marine Engines

PRA number

2022/19668

Published date

Product description

Water separator/fuel filters.

See product list below for identifying numbers.

photograph of Sierra fuel filter
Identifying features

What are the defects?

The thread ring for the connector between the fuel canister and the collection water bowl may be faulty.
If the thread ring is faulty, it may not allow the water collection bowl to be properly attached to the fuel canister, which could cause a fuel leak

What are the hazards?

This poses a fire hazard, increasing the risk of serious injury or death.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should stop using boats immediately and contact the place of purchase for advice about how to check the product's date code to determine if the product is affected.  If the product is affected, the dealer will arrange for the product to be replaced with a non defective product.  

Consumers should not use their boat until the check has been done and, if necessary, the product replaced.

For more information consumers can contact BLA Customer Service by e-mail at service@bla.com.au, by telephone on 1300 252 725 or by fax on 07 3348 9893.

Traders who sold this product

See attached list

List of traders who sold this product

Where the product was sold

Nationally

Recall advertisements and supporting documentation

Responsible regulator

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is the responsible regulator for this recall.

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