Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1986 FORD ECONOLINE

NHTSA Campaign Number: 87V111000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: FORD

Model: ECONOLINE

Year: 1986

Component:
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY:MOUNTING

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19830801

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19870801

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 250

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19870702

Recall Initiator: ODI

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19870716

Date Added To File: 19870722

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
FUEL LEAK AT THE TOP OF THE FRONT FUEL TANK IN THE AREA OF THE VAPOR VALVE GROMMET. GROMMET MAY SPLIT DUE TO COMPRESSIVE LOAD WHEN INSTALLED IN THE FUEL TANK.

Consequence Summary:
FUEL MAY LEAK FROM VAPOR VALVE AND BECOME THE SOURCE OFFUEL FOR A FIRE.

Corrective Action:
INSTALLATION OF A NEWLY DESIGNED VAPOR VALVE GROMMET.