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Release Date:
Applicable Country:
USA
NHTSA Campaign Number:
85V045000
Manufacturer:
FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Component(s):
  • FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
    • DELIVERY
      • HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

Summary

THE NYLON FUEL SUPPLY AND RETURN LINES ARE IMPROPERLY ROUTED ALONG THE FRAME SIDE RAIL AND COULD CONTACT THE UNIVERSAL JOINT ON THE FRONT DRIVESHAFT. CONSEQUENCE OF DEFECT: SUCH CONTACT COULD CAUSE ABRASION OF THE LINES AND LOW PRESSURE FUEL LEAKAGE CREATING THE POTENTIAL FOR A FIRE.

Remedy

REROUTE OR REPLACE AFFECTED FUEL LINES.

Notes

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: LIGHT TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH 2.3 LITER ENGINES AND ELECTRONIC FUEL INJECTION SYSTEMS. SYSTEM: FUEL LINES.

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