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Recall data for: 2008 FORD F-350

NHTSA Campaign Number: 08V191000

Manufacturer Campaign Number: 08C04

Make: FORD

Model: F-350

Year: 2008

Component:
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 20060614

End Date Of Manufacturing: 20080330

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 64754

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20080523

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 20080425

Date Added To File: 20080425

Regulation Part Number: 571

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 301

Defect Summary:
FORD IS RECALLING 64,754 MY 2008 F-250 AND F-350 SINGLE REAR WHEEL, 4X4, 156 INCH WHEEL BASE PICK UP TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH A TWO PIECE DRIVE SHAFT FOR FAILING TO CONFORM TO THE FUEL SPILLAGE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 301, “FUEL SYSTEM INTEGRITY.” DURING A 30 MPH FRONTAL IMPACT INTO A RIGID BARRIER, THE FUEL TANK CAN MOVE FORWARD AND CONTACT A FRAME CROSS MEMBER, POTENTIALLY CAUSING DAMAGE TO THE FUEL DELIVERY MODULE WHICH CAN RESULT IN FUEL SPILLAGE.

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

Corrective Action:
DEALERS WILL INSTALL A BRACKET ON THE AFFECTED VEHICLES FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON MAY 23, 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FORD AT 1-800-392-3673.