Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1980 FORD F250

NHTSA Campaign Number: 80V044000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: FORD

Model: F250

Year: 1980

Component:
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19790801

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19791201

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 8170

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19800509

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19800410

Date Added To File: 19800416

Regulation Part Number: 571

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 301

Defect Summary:
CERTAIN VEHICLES WERE NOT EQUIPPED WITH A FRONT PROTECTIVE SHIELD FOR THE MID-SHIP FUEL TANK. THESE VEHICLES DO NOT COMPLY WITH FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 301, “FUEL SYSTEM INTEGRITY”. IN THE EVENT OF A FRONTAL COLLISION, EXCESSIVE FUEL SPILLAGE MAY OCCUR.

Consequence Summary:

Corrective Action:
DEALER WILL INSPECT AND, IF NECESSARY, INSTALL THE REQUIRED MID-SHIP FUEL TANK SHIELD, WITHOUT CHARGE TO OWNER.