FORD F100 1980: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY:MOUNTING

Make : FORD Model : F100 Year : 1980
Build Dates : 1979-07-01 - 1980-07-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 80V103000
Date Owner's Notified: 1980-09-17 Date Received by ODI: 1980-08-06 Date Added to Database: 1980-08-21
Manufacturers Involved: Ford Motor Company
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
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Component: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY:MOUNTING
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 24400
Summary:
      THE INVOLVED VEHICLES WERE MANUFACTURED WITHOUT THE MIDSHIP FUEL TANK PROTECTIVE SHIELDS. AS A RESULT, THEY DO NOT CONFORM TO FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 301, "FUEL SYSTEM INTEGRITY", DUE TO EXCESSIVE FUEL SPILLAGE UPON FRONTAL IMPACT.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      THE INVOLVED VEHICLES WILL BE INSPECTED AND, IF NECESSARY, A FUEL TANK SHIELD WILL BE INSTALLED AT NO CHARGE TO OWNER.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: 571 Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 301
Notes:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: TRUCKS, LIGHT, '4 X 2' EQUIPPED WITH 2-PIECE DRIVE SHAFTS.SYSTEM: FUEL; FUEL TANK ASSEMBLY, ATTACHMENTS.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: FUEL SPILLAGE CAN RESULT IN A VEHICLE FIRE AND PERSONALINJURY.NOTE: IT IS ADVISED THAT OWNERS REFRAIN FROM DRIVING THEIR VEHICLES UNTILDEFECT HAS BEEN REMEDIED.