Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1982 FORD ECONOLINE

NHTSA Campaign Number: 81V105000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: FORD

Model: ECONOLINE

Year: 1982

Component:
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19810701

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19810801

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 115

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19810824

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19810909

Date Added To File: 19810917

Regulation Part Number: 571

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 301

Defect Summary:
THE INVOLVED VEHICLES MAY NOT MEET THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 301, “FUEL SYSTEM INTEGRITY”. IN A MOVING BARRIER IMPACT TEST FROM THE REAR AT 30 MPH, THE FASTENER ATTACHING THE FUEL SENDER GROUND WIRE TO THE FRAME CROSSMEMBER, AFT OF THE FUEL TANK, PIERCED THE FUEL TANK.

Consequence Summary:

Corrective Action:
THE FUEL SENDER GROUND WIRE ATTACHMENT ON ALL AFFECTED VEHICLES WILL BE RELOCATED TO ELIMINATE THE DANGER, WITHOUT CHARGE TO OWNER.