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

Make : FORD Model : F100 Year : 1979
Build Dates : 1978-08-01 - 1978-12-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 79V038000
Date Owner's Notified: 1979-03-20 Date Received by ODI: 1979-01-26 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 : 105
Summary:
      THE INVOLVED VEHICLES WERE MANUFACTURED WITHOUT A FUEL TANK SHIELD AT THE FRONT RIGHT CORNER OF THE MIDSHIP FUEL TANK. AS A RESULT, THE VEHICLES DO NOT CONFORM TO FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 301, "FUEL SYSTEM INTEGRITY". IN THE EVENT OF A VEHICLE ACCIDENT, EXCESSIVE FUEL SPILLAGE COULD RESULT.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      THE DEALER WILL INSTALL THE REQUIRED 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: TRUCKS AND CHASSIS CABS.SYSTEM: FUEL; FUEL TANK.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: LEAKING FUEL, IN THE PRESENCE OF A SOURCE OF IGNITION,COULD LEAD TO A VEHICLE FIRE AND SERIOUS INJURY TO PASSENGERS.