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Release Date:
Applicable Country:
USA
NHTSA Campaign Number:
83V115000
Manufacturer:
FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Component(s):
  • FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
    • STORAGE
      • AUXILLARY TANK

Summary

VEHICLES MAY HAVE FUEL OR VAPOR LINE DAMAGE CAUSED WHEN AN INCORRECT PROCEDURE WAS USED IN TIGHTENING BOLTS ON ADJACENT COMPONENTS DURING ASSEMBLY. THE FUEL TANK MAY BECOME DAMAGED DUE TO A LOOSE CROSS MEMBER THAT SUPPORTS IT.

Remedy

VEHICLES WILL BE INSPECTED AND, WHEN NECESSARY, FUEL AND VAPOR LINES WILL BE REPLACED AND THE CROSS MEMBER WILL BE TIGHTENED.

Notes

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: LIGHT TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH AUXILLIARY FUEL TANKS.SYSTEM: FUEL SYSTEM; FUEL AND VAPOR LINES.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: FUEL LINE OR FUEL TANK DAMAGE INCREASES THE RISK OFSPILLAGE AND FIRE, PARTICULARLY IN THE EVENT OF AN ACCIDENT.

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