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Publication Date: March 3, 2005

1996-2000 Contour
1996-2004 Crown Victoria, E-Series
1998-2004 F-150

This article supersedes TSB 02-05-03 to update the vehicle model years.


Federal Law requires issuance of guidance for CNG tank inspection. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has mandated that natural gas fuel tanks for vehicles produced after December 2, 1996 be inspected for damage or deterioration every 36 months, or 36,000 miles, whichever comes first, or after a fire or accident.


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