Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1980 FORD E SERIES

NHTSA Campaign Number: 08E019000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: FORD

Model: E SERIES

Year: 1980

Component:
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP

Manufacturers Involved: INTERCONTINENTAL AUTO PARTS

Begin Date Of Manufacturing:

End Date Of Manufacturing:

Recall Type: E

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 1937

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20080319

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 20080306

Date Added To File: 20080306

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
INTERCONTINENTAL AUTO PARTS IS RECALLING 1,937 FUEL FILTERS, P/NOS ALG 44/1 AND PUROLATOR F10024, SHIPPED BETWEEN JANUARY 14 AND FEBRUARY 13, 2008, SOLD FOR USE ON THE VEHICLES LISTED ABOVE. THE FILTER’S OUTLET CAP MAY NOT BE SECURELY CRIMPED TO THE HOUSING. THIS COULD RESULT IN A SEPARATION OF FILTER’S OUTLET CAP FROM THE HOUSING.

Consequence Summary:
IF THIS CONDITION OCCURS WHILE ATTEMPTING TO START THE VEHICLE, A NO START CONDITION MAY RESULT AND FUEL MAY BE PUMPED ONTO THE GROUND. IF THIS OCCURS WHILE THE VEHICLE IS IN MOTION, THE ENGINE MAY STOP DUE TO INADEQUATE FUEL SUPPLY. IF AN IGNITION SOURCE WERE PRESENT, FUEL LEAKAGE MAY RESULT IN A FIRE.

Corrective Action:
INTERCONTINENTAL WILL REPLACE THE FUEL FILTERS FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN DURING MARCH 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT INTERCONTINENTAL AT 800-451-2593.