Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1992 FORD ESCORT

NHTSA Campaign Number: 92V117000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: FORD

Model: ESCORT

Year: 1992

Component:
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19910422

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19910830

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 22000

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19921106

Recall Initiator: ODI

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19920819

Date Added To File: 19920826

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
FATIGUE CRACKS CAN DEVELOP IN THE SOLDER JOINT BETWEEN THE FUEL RETURN TUBE AND THE FUEL PUMP SENDING UNIT LOCATED AT THE TOP OF THE FUEL TANK.

Consequence Summary:
SHOULD A CRACK DEVELOP, FUEL VAPOR CAN ESCAPE FROM THETANK WHEN THE TANK IS FULL, AND A SMALL AMOUNT OF FUEL CAN LEAK FROM THE CRACK.FUEL LEAKS CAN RESULT IN FIRE WHEN EXPOSED TO A SOURCE OF IGNITION.

Corrective Action:
INSTALL A NEW FUEL PUMP SENDING ASSEMBLY.