FORD EXP 1984: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

Make : FORD Model : EXP Year : 1984
Build Dates : 1983-08-01 - 1985-08-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 89V095000
Date Owner's Notified: 1989-07-19 Date Received by ODI: 1989-06-12 Date Added to Database: 1989-08-03
Manufacturers Involved: Ford Motor Company
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 481049
Summary:
      EXTERNAL CRACKS ABOVE THE NUMBER 3 CYLINDER "1984 MODELS" OR ROCKER ARM COVER GASKETS SPLITTING "1985 MODELS" COULD ALLOW OIL TO LEAK ONTO THE EXHAUST MANIFOLD.
Consequence:
      ENGINE OIL LEAKING ONTO A HOT EXHAUST MANIFOLD COULDRESULT IN AN ENGINE COMPARTMENT FIRE.
Remedy:
      REPLACE CRACKED CYLINDER HEADS "1984 MODELS"; REPLACE ROCKER ARM COVER GASKETS "1985 MODELS".
Report Initiator: ODI V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      SYSTEM:ENGINE/CYLINDER HEADS, ROCKER ARM COVER GASKETS.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION:PASSENGER CARS WITH 1.6L AND 1.9L ENGINES.