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1977 FORD F-350 Recall - Campaign #77V141000

 
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1977 FORD F-350 RECALL - #77V141000

RECALL FOR FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE : DELIVERY : HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

THE INVOLVED VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE FUEL LEAKAGE AT THE RUBBER HOSE CONNECTING THE FUEL INLET TUBE TO THE CARBURETOR FILTER. THIS LEAKAGE CONDITION IS DUE TO INSUFFICIENT INSERTION OF THE FUEL TUBE INTO THE HOSE OR IMPROPER POSITIONING OF THE HOSE CLAMP, CAUSING THE CLAMP TO BE CRIMPED DIRECTLY OVER THE FUEL TUBE BEAD.

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Recall Details
Vehicle 1977 FORD F-350
Manufacturer FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufactured between n/a
Recalled on 10/12/1979
Influenced by FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Owners Notified on 10/21/1977
# Affected 60,000
Recalled for FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
 
Description THE INVOLVED VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE FUEL LEAKAGE AT THE RUBBER HOSE CONNECTING THE FUEL INLET TUBE TO THE CARBURETOR FILTER. THIS LEAKAGE CONDITION IS DUE TO INSUFFICIENT INSERTION OF THE FUEL TUBE INTO THE HOSE OR IMPROPER POSITIONING OF THE HOSE CLAMP, CAUSING THE CLAMP TO BE CRIMPED DIRECTLY OVER THE FUEL TUBE BEAD.
Consequences
Corrective action DEALER WILL REPLACE THE EXISTING FUEL HOSE CLAMP WITH A SPRING-TYPE CLAMP AT THE HOSE-TO-FUEL INLET TUBE CONNECTION, AND ADJUST THE CONNECTION WHERE NECESSARY, WITHOUT CHARGE.
Notes VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: TRUCKS AND PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 351 OR 400 CIDENGINES.SYSTEM: FUEL; FUEL HOSE.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: FUEL LEAKAGE COULD LEAD TO AN UNDERHOOD FIRE ANDINJURIES TO VEHICLE OCCUPANTS FROM BURNS AND SMOKE INHALATION.NOTE: GASOLINE ODORS MAY INDICATE A FUEL LEAK IS PERSENT.
See also 1977 FORD F-350 Recall for VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

1977 FORD F-350 Recall for STEERING, GEAR BOX (OTHER THAN RACK AND PINION)
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