FORD F100 1981: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY:MOUNTING

Make : FORD Model : F100 Year : 1981
Build Dates : 1980-09-01 - 1980-10-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 80V145000
Date Owner's Notified: 1980-12-01 Date Received by ODI: 1980-11-10 Date Added to Database: 1980-12-10
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 : 6260
Summary:
      DURING A CHANGE IN ASSEMBLY PROCEDURES, CERTAIN OF THE MID-SHIP FUEL TANK STRAPS MAY HAVE BEEN IMPROPERLY INSTALLED OR MISLOCATED. AS A RESULT, THEY FAIL TO CONFORM TO FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 301, "FUEL SYSTEM INTEGRITY". IN THE EVENT OF A COLLISION, EXCESSIVE FUEL SPILLAGE MAY OCCUR.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      DEALER WILL INSPECT AND, IF NECESSARY, RELOCATE FUEL TANK STRAPS 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 ATTACHMENTS.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: FUEL SPILLAGE RESULTING FROM AN ACCIDENT COULD CAUSE AVEHICLE FIRE AND PERSONAL INJURY TO PASSENGERS.