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INTERCONTINENTAL FUEL FILTER RECALL

Build Years/Makes/Models: FORD BRONCO 1978-1980
FORD COUNTRY SQUIRE 1977
FORD E SERIES 1977-1980
FORD F SERIES (LIGHT) 1978-1982
FORD F SERIES (MEDIUM) 1978-1982
FORD FAIRMONT 1980
FORD GRANADA 1979-1980
FORD LTD 1977 1979-1980
FORD MUSTANG 1979-1980
FORD PINTO 1975
FORD RANCHERO 1979
FORD THUNDERBIRD 1977-1980
LINCOLN VERSAILLES 1980
MERCURY BOBCAT 1975
MERCURY CAPRI 1977 1979-1980
MERCURY COLONY PARK 1977 1979-1980
MERCURY COUGAR 1977-1980
MERCURY GRAND MARQUIS 1977 1979-1980
MERCURY MONARCH 1979-1980
MERCURY ZEPHYR 1980
Units affected: N/A
Recall Number: 08E019000
Owner Notification Date: March 19, 2008
Recall Creation Date: March 6, 2008
Component Description: Fuel System, Gasoline: Delivery: Fuel Pump
Manufacturer Involved in This Recall: Intercontinental Auto Parts
Manufacturer Responsible for This Recall: Ford Motor Company
Report Received Date: March 6, 2008
Summary:
Equipment Brand Name Part No. or Model No. Production Dates
INTERCONTINENTAL / ALG 44/1 Information not available
PUROLATOR F10024 Information not available

Intercontinental auto parts is recalling 1,937 fuel filters, P/N's ALG 44/1 and Purolator F10024, shipped between January 14 and February 13, 2008, sold for use on the vehicles listed above. The filter's outlet cap may not be securely crimped to the housing. This could result in a separation of filter's outlet cap from the housing.

Consequence: If this condition occurs while attempting to start the vehicle, a no start condition may result and fuel may be pumped onto the ground. If this occurs while the vehicle is in motion, the engine may stop due to inadequate fuel supply. If an ignition source were present, fuel leakage may result in a fire.
Remedy: Intercontinental will replace the fuel filters free of charge. The recall began during March 2008. Owners may contact Intercontinental at 800-451-2593

Note:
This recall only pertains to Intercontinental aftermarket fuel filters and has no relation to any original equipment installed on vehicles manufactured by the Ford Motor Company. Customers may contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty: 1-800-424-9153); or go to http://www.Safercar.Gov.

 

 
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