Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1981 FORD F250

NHTSA Campaign Number: 80V145000

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: 19800901

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19801001

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 6260

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19801201

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19801110

Date Added To File: 19801210

Regulation Part Number: 571

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 301

Defect Summary:
DURING A CHANGE IN ASSEMBLY PROCEDURES, CERTAIN OF THE MID-SHIP FUEL TANK STRAPS MAY HAVE BEEN IMPROPERLY INSTALLED OR MISLOCATED. AS A RESULT, THEY FAIL TO CONFORM TO FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 301, “FUEL SYSTEM INTEGRITY”. IN THE EVENT OF A COLLISION, EXCESSIVE FUEL SPILLAGE MAY OCCUR.

Consequence Summary:

Corrective Action:
DEALER WILL INSPECT AND, IF NECESSARY, RELOCATE FUEL TANK STRAPS WITHOUT CHARGE TO OWNER.