FORD EXP 1982: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY:FILLER PIPE AND CAP

Make : FORD Model : EXP Year : 1982
Build Dates : 1981-02-01 - 1981-03-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 81V047000
Date Owner's Notified: 1981-03-21 Date Received by ODI: 1981-04-07 Date Added to Database: 1981-05-12
Manufacturers Involved: Ford Motor Company
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
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Component: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY:FILLER PIPE AND CAP
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 5200
Summary:
      CERTAIN VEHICLES MAY NOT MEET APPLICABLE MINIMUM FUEL SPILLAGE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 301, "FUEL SYSTEM INTEGRITY". DURING A 30 MPH REAR IMPACT TEST, FUEL SPILLAGE LIMITS WERE EXCEEDED BY VEHICLE.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      REVISED FUEL FILLER AND VENT PIPE ASSEMBLIES WILL BE INSTALLED ON AFFECTED VEHICLES, WITHOUT CHARGE.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: 571 Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 301
Notes:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES.SYSTEM: FUEL; FUEL FILLER AND VENT PIPE ASSEMBLY.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: EXCESSIVE FUEL SPILLAGE RESULTING FROM A REAR IMPACTCOULD CAUSE A FIRE AND PERSONAL INJURY IF AN IGNITION SOURCE IS PRESENT.