Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1981 FORD F250

NHTSA Campaign Number: 81V023000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: FORD

Model: F250

Year: 1981

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

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19801101

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19810101

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 26

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19810415

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19810213

Date Added To File: 19810306

Regulation Part Number: 571

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 301

Defect Summary:
CERTAIN VEHICLES MAY HAVE BEEN ASSEMBLED WITHOUT THE SPECIFIED FUEL TANK SHIELD WHICH PREVENTS DIRECT CONTACT BETWEEN THE FUEL TANK AND DRIVELINE COMPONENTS. DURING A 30 MPH FRONTAL BARRIER IMPACT TEST, AS SPECIFIED IN FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 301, “FUEL SYSTEM INTEGRITY”, FUEL LEAKAGE MAY OCCUR.

Consequence Summary:

Corrective Action:
VEHICLES WILL HAVE THE EXISTING SEPARATE SKID PLATE OR FUEL TANK SHIELD REMOVED (WHICHEVER WAS INSTALLED ON VEHICLE). A SPECIAL COMBINATION SKID PLATE/FUEL TANK SHIELD ASSEMBLY WILL BE INSTALLED IN ITS PLACE FREE OF CHARGE.