FORD F100 1981: STRUCTURE

Make : FORD Model : F100 Year : 1981
Build Dates : 1981-01-01 - 1981-01-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 81V061000
Date Owner's Notified: 1981-06-18 Date Received by ODI: 1981-05-21 Date Added to Database: 1981-06-02
Manufacturers Involved: Ford Motor Company
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: STRUCTURE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 130
Summary:
      THE INVOLVED TRUCKS WERE MANUFACTURED WITH A CERTAIN PORTION OF SPECIFIED FLOOR PAN INSULATION MATERIAL "BENEATH THE RIGHT FRONT PASSENGER SEAT" OMITTED. BECAUSE OF THIS OMISSION, A SECTION OF THE SHEET METAL FLOOR PAN WAS LEFT EXPOSED OVER THE EXHAUST SYSTEM IN AN AREA OF POSSIBLE PASSENGER CONTACT.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      THE DEALER WILL INSTALL A REVISED DESIGN FLOORPAN INSULATOR PAD AT NO CHARGE TO OWNER.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: LIGHT TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH RUBBER FLOOR MAT ASSEMBLIES.SYSTEM: STRUCTURE; FLOOR PAN INSULATION.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: UNDER CERTAIN DRIVING CONDITIONS, THE SHEET METAL COULDREACH ABNORMAL TEMPERATURES WHICH COULD POTENTIALLY CAUSE PERSONAL INJURY.NOTE: THE OWNER IS ADVISED TO AVOID EXTENDED PERIODS OF IDLING BEFORE THEDEFECT IS CORRECTED. THE TEMPERATURES COULD ALSO BECOME HOT ENOUGH TO DAMAGEMATERIALS PLACED UNDER THE SEAT.