Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 2000 FORD F-350

NHTSA Campaign Number: 99V311000

Manufacturer Campaign Number: 99S32

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: 107540

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19991201

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19991104

Date Added To File: 19991108

Regulation Part Number: 571

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 301

Defect Summary:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PICKUP TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH GASOLINE ENGINES AND 8 FOOT BOXES, MAY NOT FULLY SATISFY THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 301, “FUEL SYSTEM INTEGRITY.” IN A 30 MPH FRONTAL BARRIER CRASH TEST, A FUEL TANK VAPOR RECOVERY VALVE SEPARATED INTERNALLY. DURING THE SUBSEQUENT STATIC ROLLOVER TEST, FUEL SPILLAGE EXCEEDED THE SPECIFIED RATE.

Consequence Summary:
FUEL LEAKAGE, IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE, COULD RESULT IN A FIRE.

Corrective Action:
DEALERS WILL INSTALL A STOP PLATE ASSEMBLY ON THE VEHICLE FRAME TO PREVENT RECOVERY VALVE CONTACT WITH A FRAME CROSSMEMBER DURING THE IMPACT SEQUENCE.