Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 2008 FORD E-350

NHTSA Campaign Number: 09V231000

Manufacturer Campaign Number: 09C08

Make: FORD

Model: E-350

Year: 2008

Component:
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 20080429

End Date Of Manufacturing: 20090120

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 65

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20090630

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 20090623

Date Added To File: 20090619

Regulation Part Number: 571

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 301

Defect Summary:
FORD IS RECALLING 65 MY 2008-2009 E-350 AND MY 2009 E450 CUTAWAY VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH SCHOOL BUS PREP PACKAGES FOR FAILING TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 301, “FUEL SYSTEM INTEGRITY.” THESE VEHICLES MAY NOT HAVE BEEN ASSEMBLED WITH THE FUEL TANK PROTECTION BRACKETS THAT ARE REQUIRED FOR SCHOOL BUS APPLICATIONS.

Consequence Summary:
IN CERTAIN TYPES OF VERY SEVERE CRASHES, THE FUEL TANK MAY BE DAMAGED AND RESULT IN A LEAK. A FUEL LEAK IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE COULD RESULT IN A FIRE.

Corrective Action:
DEALERS WILL INSPECT FOR PROPER FUEL TANK PROTECTION BRACKET INSTALLATION AND INSTALL BRACKETS FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JUNE 26, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FORD AT 1-866-436-7332 OR THROUGH THE INTERNET AT WWW.OWNERCONNECTION.COM.