Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1995 FORD CONTOUR

NHTSA Campaign Number: 95V232000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: FORD

Model: CONTOUR

Year: 1995

Component:
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY:FILLER PIPE AND CAP

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19940701

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19950401

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 167784

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19951227

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19951205

Date Added To File: 19951214

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
THE FUEL TANK FILLER PIPE OPENING REINFORCEMENT, CONSTRUCTED FROM TWO SEPARATELY MOLDED PIECES, CAN LEAK AT THE WELD.

Consequence Summary:
FUEL LEAKAGE CAN RESULT IN A FIRE.

Corrective Action:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE FUEL TANK ASSEMBLIES WITH UNITS CONTAINING ONE-PIECE MOLDED REINFORCEMENTS.