Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1983 FORD ECONOLINE

NHTSA Campaign Number: 87V144000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: FORD

Model: ECONOLINE

Year: 1983

Component:
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19830801

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19870801

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 188000

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19880203

Recall Initiator: ODI

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19870909

Date Added To File: 19870909

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
VEHICLES ARE SUBJECT TO EXCESSIVE UNDERHOOD TEMPERATURES AND FUEL SYSTEM PRESSURES IN SEVERE DUTY APPLICATIONS.

Consequence Summary:
THIS CREATES POTENTIAL FOR FUEL EXPULSION FROM THE FUELFILLER PIPE WHICH IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE, COULD RESULT IN AFIRE.

Corrective Action:
INSTALL MODIFICATION KITS TO MINIMIZE POSSIBILITY OF FUEL EXPULSION AND TO SHIELD UNDERBODY COMPONENTS FROM EXHAUST SYSTEM HEAT.