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Recall data for: 1983 FORD E350

NHTSA Campaign Number: 82V124000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: FORD

Model: E350

Year: 1983

Component:
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19820901

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19821001

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 650

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19830121

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19821213

Date Added To File: 19821217

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
SOME OF THE INVOLVED VEHICLES MAY HAVE A DIODE IN THE ELECTRICAL FUEL PUMP CIRCUIT THAT MAY SHORT DURING ENGINE STARTING DUE TO INADEQUATE CAPACITY TO WITHSTAND CURRENT DRAW. A SHORT CIRCUIT WOULD RESULT IN NORMAL ENGINE STARTING, BUT THE PUMP WILL NOT CONTINUE TO SUPPLY THE ENGINE WITH FUEL.

Consequence Summary:

Corrective Action:
THE DEALER WILL REPLACE DEFECTIVE ELEMENT IN THE ELECTRICAL FUEL PUMP CIRCUIT WITH A NEW RELAY FEED WIRING ASSEMBLY WHICH CONTAINS A LARGER CAPACITY DIODE, FREE OF CHARGE.