FORD LTD 1975: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:CARBURETOR SYSTEM

Make : FORD Model : LTD Year : 1975
Build Dates : 0000-00-00 - 0000-00-00
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 74V126000
Date Owner's Notified: 1974-08-20 Date Received by ODI: 1974-08-13 Date Added to Database: 1979-10-12
Manufacturers Involved: Ford Motor Company
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Component: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:CARBURETOR SYSTEM
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 2027
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Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
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      FORD CAMPAIGN NO 129.WITH 460 ENGINES AND 4V-CARBURETORS.JOB 1 TO AUG.3,1974.POSSIBILITY THAT THE FUEL INLET SEAT ON 4V-CARBURETORS INSTALLED ONVEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 460 CID ENGINES MAY HAVE BEEN IMPROPERLY TORQUED WHICHCOULD PERMIT THE INLET SEAT TO LOOSEN WITH VEHICLE OPERATION.SHOULD THISOCCUR, THE CARBURETOR FLOAT WOULD HOLD THE SUPPLEMENTARY FUEL INLET OPENRESULTING IN FLOODING AND SUBSEQUENT STALLING OF THE ENGINE AT IDLE.'CORRECTBY INSPECTING AND RETORQUING FUEL INLET SEAT'.