Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1985 FORD E250

NHTSA Campaign Number: 88V133000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: FORD

Model: E250

Year: 1985

Component:
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:HOSE

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19770101

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19870701

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 14975

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19880914

Recall Initiator: ODI

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19880809

Date Added To File: 19880816

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
EXTREME OPERATING CONDITIONS COULD CAUSE PREMATURE DETERIORATION OF THE ENGINE COMPARTMENT HEATER HOSES OR ENGINE BYPASS HOSES.

Consequence Summary:
ENGINE COOLANT COULD DISCHARGE ONTO THE ENGINE AND ITSEXHAUST MANIFOLD CREATING THE POTENTIAL FOR A FIRE DUE TO THE HIGH ENGINEEXHAUST MANIFOLD TEMPERATURES.

Corrective Action:
REPLACE HOSES AND RADIATOR CAPS; INSTALL HIGH HEAT RESISTANCE ALUMINIZED STAINLESS STEEL MUFFLERS.