FORD RANGER 1984: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:AUXILLARY TANK

Make : FORD Model : RANGER Year : 1984
Build Dates : 1983-09-01 - 1983-10-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 83V115000
Date Owner's Notified: 1983-12-09 Date Received by ODI: 1983-11-07 Date Added to Database: 1983-12-07
Manufacturers Involved: Ford Motor Company
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:AUXILLARY TANK
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 1548
Summary:
      VEHICLES MAY HAVE FUEL OR VAPOR LINE DAMAGE CAUSED WHEN AN INCORRECT PROCEDURE WAS USED IN TIGHTENING BOLTS ON ADJACENT COMPONENTS DURING ASSEMBLY. THE FUEL TANK MAY BECOME DAMAGED DUE TO A LOOSE CROSS MEMBER THAT SUPPORTS IT.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      VEHICLES WILL BE INSPECTED AND, WHEN NECESSARY, FUEL AND VAPOR LINES WILL BE REPLACED AND THE CROSS MEMBER WILL BE TIGHTENED.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: LIGHT TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH AUXILLIARY FUEL TANKS.SYSTEM: FUEL SYSTEM; FUEL AND VAPOR LINES.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: FUEL LINE OR FUEL TANK DAMAGE INCREASES THE RISK OFSPILLAGE AND FIRE, PARTICULARLY IN THE EVENT OF AN ACCIDENT.