Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1979 FORD F100

NHTSA Campaign Number: 78V197000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: FORD

Model: F100

Year: 1979

Component:
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY:MOUNTING

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19780801

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19780801

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 103

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19781003

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19780911

Date Added To File: 19791012

Regulation Part Number: 571

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 301

Defect Summary:
THE INVOLVED VEHICLES DO NOT CONTAIN A FUEL TANK SHIELD AT THE FRONT RIGHT CORNER OF THE MID-SHIP FUEL TANK. IN THE EVENT OF A FRONTAL IMPACT, EXCESSIVE FUEL SPILLAGE FROM THE FUEL TANK MAY OCCUR. THIS FAILS TO COMPLY WITH FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 301, “FUEL SYSTEM INTEGRITY”.

Consequence Summary:

Corrective Action:
DEALER WILL INSTALL THE NECESSARY FUEL TANK SHIELD WITHOUT CHARGE TO OWNER.