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Ford E-Series, F59 Vehicles Recalled Over Fuel Leak Issue

Ford Motor Company is recalling select 2021-2023 Ford E-Series E-350, E-450 and F59 vehicles due to an issue with the fuel tank.

The defect: in affected vehicles, the paint along the weld seam of the fuel tank may peel and lead to corrosion of the exposed metal, which can result in a fuel leak.

The hazards: a fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source increases the risk of a fire.

Ford Motor Company is not aware of any crashes or injuries related to this condition.

Components: gas steel fuel tank assembly.

Affected vehicles: select 2021-2022 Ford E-Series E-350 and E-450 vehicles with 40 gallon or 55 gallon fuel tank assemblies; select 2022-2023 Ford F59 stripped chassis vehicles with 40 gallon or 55 gallon fuel tank assemblies.

Number of vehicles affected: 11,074 vehicles.

The fix: dealers will inspect the fuel tank and replace it if necessary. This service will be performed at no cost to the vehicle owner.

Owners should: wait for communications from Ford, which are expected to begin on January 23rd, 2023. The Ford reference number for this recall is 22S76.

Contacts:

  • Ford Customer Service: 1-866-436-7332
  • FoMoCo Recall Number: 22S76
  • NHTSA Toll Free: 1-888-327-4236
  • NHTSA (TTY): 1-800-424-9153
  • NHTSA Website: www.nhsta.gov

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Alexandra is a Colorado-based journalist with a passion for all things involving horsepower, be it automotive or equestrian.

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Comments

  1. Crabbymilton

    Well silly old me. I spoke too soon when I said that the E SERIES as well as the stripped chassis were the few FORD products without a bunch of chronic problems. By far and away the E SERIES is the most popular hotel/airport shuttle bus and C motor home platform out there. Sure GM and MERCEDES BENZ has them but most are FORD. At this rate how much longer?

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