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1991 FORD EXPLORER Recall - Campaign #91V025000

 
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1991 FORD EXPLORER RECALL - #91V025000

RECALL FOR FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE : STORAGE : TANK ASSEMBLY

THE HOT PLATE WELD WHICH ATTACHES THE VAPOR VENT VALVE CARRIER TO THE TOP OF THE PLASTIC FUEL TANK MAY PARTIALLY FRACTURE, ALLOWING VAPOR OF FUEL TO ESCAPE FROM THE TOP OF THE TANK.

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Vehicle 1991 FORD EXPLORER
Manufacturer FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufactured between 7/1/1990 - 8/1/1990
Recalled on 2/28/1991
Influenced by FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Owners Notified on 3/26/1991
# Affected 18,000
Recalled for FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY
 
Description THE HOT PLATE WELD WHICH ATTACHES THE VAPOR VENT VALVE CARRIER TO THE TOP OF THE PLASTIC FUEL TANK MAY PARTIALLY FRACTURE, ALLOWING VAPOR OF FUEL TO ESCAPE FROM THE TOP OF THE TANK.
Consequences THE ESCAPED VAPOR OR LEAKED FUEL COULD CAUSE A FIRE INTHE PRESENCE OF A SOURCE OF IGNITION.
Corrective action FUEL TANK WILL BE REMOVED AND INSPECTED FOR WELD INTEGRITY. FUEL TANKS WITH INADEQUATE WELDS WILL BE REPLACED.
Notes SYSTEM: VAPOR VENT VALVE CARRIER WELD TO PLASTIC FUEL TANK.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MULTI-PURPOSE PASSENGER VEHICLES.
See also 1991 FORD EXPLORER Recall for VISIBILITY, SUN ROOF ASSEMBLY

1991 FORD EXPLORER Recall for STRUCTURE, BODY, BUMPERS

1991 FORD EXPLORER Recall for FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE, STORAGE, TANK ASSEMBLY

1991 FORD EXPLORER Recall for POWER TRAIN, AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

1991 FORD EXPLORER Recall for SEAT BELTS, FRONT, BUCKLE ASSEMBLY

1991 FORD EXPLORER Recall for SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC, POWER ASSIST, HYDRAULIC

1991 FORD EXPLORER Recall for STRUCTURE, BODY, ROOF AND PILLARS

1991 FORD EXPLORER Recall for TIRES, TREAD/BELT
Technical Service Bulletins Sep 09, 2003 - 022000 SUSPENSION:REAR
VARIOUS NOISE ISSUES FROM THE REAR LEAF SPRINGS WHILE DRIVING. *TT

Nov 04, 2002 - 061100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AN AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION AND A 4.0L OHV ENGINE MAY EXHIBIT A NOISE / VIBRATION, NO DRIVE, UNUSUAL NOISE DURING CRANKING OR A NO CRANK CONDITION. *TT

Mar 05, 2002 - 190000 TIRES
OWNER NOTIFICATION PROGRAM SUPPLEMENT 7 REVISED INFORMATION - REGARDING REPLACEMENT OF WILDERNESS AT TIRES. *TT

Feb 22, 2002 - 061100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH THE 4.0L OHV ENGINE MAY EXHIBIT AN ENGINE NOISE WHICH MAY BE PERCEIVED BY THE CUSTOMER AS A PISTON / ONNECTING ROD BEARING KNOCK. *TT

Oct 31, 2001 - 138120 VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER SYSTEM:WINDSHIELD:HEATER CORE
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT HEATER CORE LEAKS. *SLC

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