Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1978 FORD F350

NHTSA Campaign Number: 77V222000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: FORD

Model: F350

Year: 1978

Component:
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing:

End Date Of Manufacturing:

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 2

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19780104

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19771215

Date Added To File: 19791012

Regulation Part Number: 571

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 301

Defect Summary:
THE INVOLVED VEHICLES WERE BUILT WITH AFT-OF-AXLE FUEL TANKS WHICH WERE NOT AUTHORIZED BY LIGHT TRUCK ENGINEERING. AS A RESULT, THESE VEHICLES FAIL TO CONFORM TO FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 301, “FUEL SYSTEM INTEGRITY”, DUE TO POSSIBLE FUEL TANK LEAKAGE WHEN IMPACTED FROM THE REAR.

Consequence Summary:

Corrective Action:
DEALER WILL INSPECT AND REPLACE AFT-OF-AXLE FUEL TANK WITH THE CORRECT TANK, WITHOUT CHARGE TO OWNER.