Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1980 FORD F350

NHTSA Campaign Number: 80V103000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: FORD

Model: F350

Year: 1980

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

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19790701

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19800701

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 24400

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19800917

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19800806

Date Added To File: 19800821

Regulation Part Number: 571

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 301

Defect Summary:
THE INVOLVED VEHICLES WERE MANUFACTURED WITHOUT THE MIDSHIP FUEL TANK PROTECTIVE SHIELDS. AS A RESULT, THEY DO NOT CONFORM TO FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 301, “FUEL SYSTEM INTEGRITY”, DUE TO EXCESSIVE FUEL SPILLAGE UPON FRONTAL IMPACT.

Consequence Summary:

Corrective Action:
THE INVOLVED VEHICLES WILL BE INSPECTED AND, IF NECESSARY, A FUEL TANK SHIELD WILL BE INSTALLED AT NO CHARGE TO OWNER.