FORD ESCORT 1983: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP

Make : FORD Model : ESCORT Year : 1983
Build Dates : 1983-06-01 - 1983-06-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 88V193000
Date Owner's Notified: 1989-01-23 Date Received by ODI: 1988-12-19 Date Added to Database: 1988-12-30
Manufacturers Involved: Ford Motor Company
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 550
Summary:
      THE DIAPHRAGM MATERIAL OF THE MECHANICAL FUEL PUMPS MAY DETERIORATE AND ALLOW THE DIAPHRAGM TO RUPTURE.
Consequence:
      FUEL PUMPED THROUGH THE RUPTURED DIAPHRAGM AND OUT OFTHE VENT OPENING COULD RESULT IN A FIRE.
Remedy:
      INSTALL NEW MECHANICAL FUEL PUMPS WITH IMPROVED DIAPHRAGM MATERIAL AND REVISE WIRING FOR ELECTRIC FUEL PUMP CIRCUITS.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      SYSTEM: FUEL PUMPS.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS WITH SPECIALLY EQUIPPED ENGINES FOR METHANOLFUELS.