Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1984 FORD RANGER

NHTSA Campaign Number: 83V115000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: FORD

Model: RANGER

Year: 1984

Component:
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:AUXILLARY TANK

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19830901

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19831001

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 1548

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19831209

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19831107

Date Added To File: 19831207

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
VEHICLES MAY HAVE FUEL OR VAPOR LINE DAMAGE CAUSED WHEN AN INCORRECT PROCEDURE WAS USED IN TIGHTENING BOLTS ON ADJACENT COMPONENTS DURING ASSEMBLY. THE FUEL TANK MAY BECOME DAMAGED DUE TO A LOOSE CROSS MEMBER THAT SUPPORTS IT.

Consequence Summary:

Corrective Action:
VEHICLES WILL BE INSPECTED AND, WHEN NECESSARY, FUEL AND VAPOR LINES WILL BE REPLACED AND THE CROSS MEMBER WILL BE TIGHTENED.