Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1984 FORD RANGER

NHTSA Campaign Number: 84V082000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: FORD

Model: RANGER

Year: 1984

Component:
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY:FILLER PIPE AND CAP

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19820901

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19840601

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 302500

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19841022

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19840709

Date Added To File: 19840731

Regulation Part Number: 571

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 301

Defect Summary:
IF TRUCK IS STRUCK FROM THE SIDE, THE CAP ON THE FUEL TANK COULD BECOME UNSEALED, ALLOWING UNSAFE LEAKAGE OF FUEL. THIS IS A FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD 301, “FUEL SYSTEM INTEGRITY”. LEAKAGE CAN BE CAUSED BY AN ORANGE-COLORED PLASTIC DIESEL FUEL INFORMATION RING WHICH IS FOUND AROUND THE FUEL TANK NECK, OR BY THE TETHER.

Consequence Summary:

Corrective Action:
UPON INSPECTION, FUEL CAP TETHERS WILL BE REPLACED OR DIESEL FUEL INFORMATION RINGS WILL BE REMOVED.