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1979 FORD TRUCK FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE: STORAGE: TANK ASSEMBLY: MOUNTING

Build Years/Makes/Models: 1979 FORD F100
1979 FORD F150
1979 FORD F250
Units affected: 105
Recall Number: 79V038000
Owner Notification Date: March 20, 1979
Recall Creation Date: October 12, 1979
Component Description: Fuel System, Gasoline: Storage: Tank Assembly: Mounting
Manufacturer Involved in This Recall: Ford Motor Company
Manufacturer Responsible for This Recall: Ford Motor Company
Report Received Date: January 26, 1979
Summary: The involved vehicles were manufactured without a fuel tank shield at the front right corner of the midship fuel tank. As a result, the vehicles do not conform to Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 301, "Fuel System Integrity". In the event of a vehicle accident, excessive fuel spillage could result.
Consequence: Leaking fuel, in the presence of a source of ignition, could lead to a vehicle fire and serious injury to passengers.
Remedy: The dealer will install the required fuel tank shield without charge to owner.
 

 
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