Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1990 FORD F350

NHTSA Campaign Number: 94V040000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: FORD

Model: F350

Year: 1990

Component:
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19890801

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19910801

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 89770

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19940325

Recall Initiator: ODI

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19940223

Date Added To File: 19940301

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
THE STEEL FUEL RETURN TUBES THAT CONNECT THE FRAME FUEL RETURN LINES WITH THE ENGINE FUEL RAIL CAN CONTACT THE PINCH WELD FLANGE CONNECTING THE DASH PANEL TO THE FLOOR PAN. CONTINUED CONTACT LEADS TO ABRASION OF THE STEEL FUEL RETURN TUBE AND EVENTUALLY RESULTS IN A FUEL LEAK.

Consequence Summary:
ABRASION OF THE STEEL TUBE WALL THAT EVENTUALLY CAUSES A FUEL LEAK MAY RESULT IN A FIRE, IF A SOURCE OF IGNITION IS PRESENT.

Corrective Action:
FORD DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE FUEL RETURN TUBES WITH FLEXIBLE STAINLESS STEEL BRAIDED/TEFLON TUBES. DEALERS WILL ALSO INSPECT THE FUEL SUPPLY TUBES.