Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1980 FORD F700

NHTSA Campaign Number: 80V089000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: FORD

Model: F700

Year: 1980

Component:
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19800301

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19800301

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 159

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19800818

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19800714

Date Added To File: 19800808

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
ON CERTAIN VEHICLES, TWO FUEL LINE BRACKETS WERE INCORRECTLY POSITIONED, ALLOWING THE FUEL LINE TO COME INTO CONTACT WITH THE LEFT HAND FRONT BRAKE JOUNCE HOSE. CONTACT WITH THE FUEL LINE, WHICH HAS A METAL OUTER SHIELD, COULD CAUSE CHAFING OF THE BRAKE HOSE.

Consequence Summary:

Corrective Action:
OWNERS WILL BE PROVIDED WITH INSTRUCTIONS FOR REPOSITIONING THE BRACKETS TO REROUTE THE FUEL LINE. THE LEFT-HAND BRAKE JOUNCE HOSE WILL ALSO BE REPLACED IF CHAFING HAS OCCURRED.