Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1983 FORD THUNDERBIRD

NHTSA Campaign Number: 83V012000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: FORD

Model: THUNDERBIRD

Year: 1983

Component:
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19830101

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19830101

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 2673

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19830128

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19830208

Date Added To File: 19830217

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
SOME OF THESE VEHICLES MAY HAVE BEEN BUILT WITH FUEL TANKS THAT HAVE INADEQUATELY WELDED FRONT SEAMS THAT CAN LEAK.

Consequence Summary:

Corrective Action:
THE DEALER WILL DETERMINE IF THE VEHICLE WAS CORRECTED AT THE FACTORY; IF NOT, THE FUEL TANK WILL BE REPLACED AT NO CHARGE TO THE OWNER.