FORD F100 1979: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY:MOUNTING

Make : FORD Model : F100 Year : 1979
Build Dates : 1978-08-01 - 1978-08-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 78V197000
Date Owner's Notified: 1978-10-03 Date Received by ODI: 1978-09-11 Date Added to Database: 1979-10-12
Manufacturers Involved: Ford Motor Company
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY:MOUNTING
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 103
Summary:
      THE INVOLVED VEHICLES DO NOT CONTAIN A FUEL TANK SHIELD AT THE FRONT RIGHT CORNER OF THE MID-SHIP FUEL TANK. IN THE EVENT OF A FRONTAL IMPACT, EXCESSIVE FUEL SPILLAGE FROM THE FUEL TANK MAY OCCUR. THIS FAILS TO COMPLY WITH FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 301, "FUEL SYSTEM INTEGRITY".
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      DEALER WILL INSTALL THE NECESSARY FUEL TANK SHIELD WITHOUT CHARGE TO OWNER.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: 571 Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 301
Notes:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: LIGHT TRUCKS.SYSTEM: FUEL; FUEL TANK SHIELD.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: FUEL SPILLAGE RESULTING FROM A VEHICLE IMPACT COULDRESULT IN A FIRE AND SERIOUS INJURIES TO VEHICLE OCCUPANTS.