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1991 FORD F-150 Recall - Campaign #93V125000

 
Auto Recalls For Consumers

1991 FORD F-150 RECALL - #93V125000

RECALL FOR FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE : STORAGE : TANK ASSEMBLY

A MALFUNCTIONING CHECK VALVE WITHIN THE FUEL PUMP ASSEMBLY CAUSES A PORTION OF THE UNUSED FUEL FROM ONE TANK TO BE RETURNED TO THE SECOND TANK. WHEN THIS OCCURS, THE CAPACITY OF THE SECOND TANK CAN BE EXCEEDED, CAUSING FUEL SPILLAGE.

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Recall Details
Vehicle 1991 FORD F-150
Manufacturer FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufactured between n/a
Recalled on 7/27/1993
Influenced by OFFICE OF DEFECTS INVESTIGATION
Owners Notified on 10/28/1993
# Affected 1,131,000
Recalled for FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY
 
Description A MALFUNCTIONING CHECK VALVE WITHIN THE FUEL PUMP ASSEMBLY CAUSES A PORTION OF THE UNUSED FUEL FROM ONE TANK TO BE RETURNED TO THE SECOND TANK. WHEN THIS OCCURS, THE CAPACITY OF THE SECOND TANK CAN BE EXCEEDED, CAUSING FUEL SPILLAGE.
Consequences SPILLED FUEL CAN RESULT IN A FIRE WHEN EXPOSED TO ASOURCE OF IGNITION.
Corrective action REPLACEMENT OF THE FUEL PRESSURE REGULATOR AND INSTALLATION OF REDUNDANT CHECK VALVES.
Notes SYSTEM: FUEL; FUEL TANK ASSEMBLY.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: LIGHT TRUCKS AND CHASSIS CABS WITH GASOLINE ENGINES ANDDUAL FUEL TANKS.NOTE: IF YOUR VEHICLE IS PRESENTED TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED SERVICEDATE AND THE REMEDY IS NOT CORRECTED WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME WITHOUT CHARGEOR THE REMEDY DOES NOT CORRECT THE SAFETY-RELATED DEFECT OR NONCOMPLIANCE,PLEASE CONTACT FORD'S CUSTOMER ASSISTANCE CENTER, 300 RENAISSANCE CENTER,P.O. BOX 43360, DETROIT, MI 48243. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFICSAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.
See also 1991 FORD F-150 Recall for STEERING, WHEEL AND HANDLE BAR

1991 FORD F-150 Recall for ELECTRICAL SYSTEM, IGNITION

1991 FORD F-150 Recall for TIRES, TREAD/BELT
Technical Service Bulletins Oct 31, 2001 - 138120 VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER SYSTEM:WINDSHIELD:HEATER CORE
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT HEATER CORE LEAKS. *SLC

Oct 31, 2001 - 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER
INFORMATION REGARDING TRANSMISSION FLUID USAGE CHARTS. *SLC

Mar 05, 2001 - 103600 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:COOLING UNIT AND LINES
SUBJECT REGARDING CONTAMINATION FROM PRIOR TRANSMISSION CONCERNS OR EXCESS WEAR MAY BE TRAPPED IN THE TRANSMISSION FLUID COOLING SYSTEM. *TT

Jun 29, 2000 - 354600 EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL:WRECKER AND WHEEL LIFT DEVICES
RECOMMENDED GUIDELINES FOR TOWING BEHIND RECREATIONAL VEHICLES. *TT

Jun 22, 2000 - 101000 POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY
SERVICE TIP INFORMATION REGARDING THE REVERSE CLUTCH PISTON AND PISTON SEAL USAGE. *TT

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