Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1994 FORD L800

NHTSA Campaign Number: 94V154000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: FORD

Model: L800

Year: 1994

Component:
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19900701

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19931001

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 3200

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19941104

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19940815

Date Added To File: 19940819

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
THE LABELS REMINDING OPERATORS CLOSING THE FUEL TANK CROSSOVER VALVES TO REOPEN THE VALVES BEFORE OPERATING THE ENGINES WERE OMITTED. IF THE TANKS ARE OVER HALF FULL AND VEHICLE OPERATION WAS RESUMED WITHOUT REOPENING THE FUEL TANK CROSS-OVER VALVES, PRESSURE COULD BUILD IN ONE OF THE TANKS.

Consequence Summary:
PRESSURE BUILD-UP COULD RESULT IN RUPTURE OF A FUEL TANK AND SPILLING DIESEL FUEL, WHICH CAN CAUSE A FIRE.

Corrective Action:
OWNERS WILL BE MAILED A PAIR OF LABELS AND INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS. IF THE OWNER PREFERS, A DEALER CAN INSTALL THE LABELS.