Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 2004 FORD F-150

NHTSA Campaign Number: 04V200000

Manufacturer Campaign Number: 04S14

Make: FORD

Model: F-150

Year: 2004

Component:
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 20030718

End Date Of Manufacturing: 20030829

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 371

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20040506

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 20040426

Date Added To File: 20040427

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
CERTAIN PICKUP TRUCKS MAY HAVE A FUEL TANK WITH LOCALIZED DEPRESSIONS IN THE FUEL TANK WALL AT THE SEAM BETWEEN TOP AND BOTTOM HALVES OF THE TANK. IF A DEPRESSION IS LARGE ENOUGH, FUEL MAY PERMEATE THE FUEL TANK WALL RESULTING IN A FUEL ODOR, OR THE “SERVICE ENGINE SOON” INDICATOR LIGHT IN THE INSTRUMENT CLUSTER MAY ILLUMINATE.

Consequence Summary:
IF LEFT UNCORRECTED, A FUEL LEAK COULD EVENTUALLY DEVELOP.

Corrective Action:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE FUEL TANK ON THESE VEHICLES. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN ON MAY 6, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT FORD AT 1-800-248-0186.