Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1999 FORD CONTOUR

NHTSA Campaign Number: 00V350000

Manufacturer Campaign Number: 00S38

Make: FORD

Model: CONTOUR

Year: 1999

Component:
FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19970520

End Date Of Manufacturing: 20000414

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 3750

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20001130

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 20001030

Date Added To File: 20001031

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: BI-FUEL VEHICLES. THESE VEHICLES MAY HAVE A FUEL TANK FILLER PIPE GROMMET THAT COULD HAVE BEEN DAMAGED DURING THE INSTALLATION OF THE BI-FUEL SYSTEM. IF THE GROMMET IS DAMAGED, FUEL COULD LEAK. FUEL LEAKAGE IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE COULD RESULT IN A FIRE. DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE FUEL TANK FILLER PIPE GROMMET.

Consequence Summary:
IF THE GROMMET IS DAMAGED, FUEL COULD LEAK. FUEL LEAKAGE IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE COULD RESULT IN A FIRE.

Corrective Action:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE FUEL TANK FILLER PIPE GROMMET.