Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1989 FORD CROWN VICTORIA

NHTSA Campaign Number: 90V151000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: FORD

Model: CROWN VICTORIA

Year: 1989

Component:
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19890601

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19890701

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 225

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19901023

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19900821

Date Added To File: 19900828

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
GLASS ELEMENT THAT SEPARATES ELECTRONIC CIRCUITRY FROM PRESSURIZED FUEL MAY LOOSEN AND CREATE AN OPENING THAT COULD ALLOW PRESSURIZED FUEL TO ENTER BODY OF SENSOR.

Consequence Summary:
UNDER THESE CONDITIONS OF SEAL DETERIORATION, THE HOUSINGCOVER WOULD NOT CONTAIN FUEL, CAUSING A FUEL LEAK WHICH, IN THE PRESENCE OF ASOURCE OF IGNITION, COULD RESULT IN A FIRE.

Corrective Action:
INSTALL NEW OPTICAL SENSORS.