Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 2000 FORD F-350

NHTSA Campaign Number: 99V219000

Manufacturer Campaign Number: 99S11

Make: FORD

Model: F-350

Year: 2000

Component:
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19990719

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19990726

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 245300

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19991201

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19990812

Date Added To File: 19990817

Regulation Part Number: 571

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 301

Defect Summary:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: GASOLINE AND DIESEL ENGINE PICKUP TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH 8 FOOT BEDS, DO NOT FULLY SATISFY THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 301, “FUEL SYSTEM INTEGRITY.” THE FUEL TANK FRONT STRAP ISOLATOR MAY NOT BE PROPERLY POSITIONED WHICH COULD RESULT IN THE STRAP CUTTING THE TANK DURING A 30 MPH FRONT BARRIER TEST, RESULTING IN FUEL SPILLAGE.

Consequence Summary:
DURING THE SUBSEQUENT STATIC ROLLOVER TEST, FUEL SPILLAGE EXCEEDED THE SPECIFIED RATE, INCREASING THE RISK OF A FIRE.

Corrective Action:
DEALERS WILL REPOSITION THE FRONT STRAP ISOLATOR.