1997 Ford F-250 Seat Belts problems & defects.

1997 Ford F-250 Seat Belts problems & defects.
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If you are driving a 1997 Ford F-250, or if you are planning to purchase one, then it is important that you review reported Seat Belts problems and defects. Total reports: 1.

Ref:een19-47774 (to Be Fwd By Mail) The Front Tank Strap On The Vehicle Failed And The Tank Dropped Until Supported By Skid Plate. Some Diesel Fuel Spilled In Garage, Creating Fire Hazard But Was Cleaned Up W/o Incident. I Contacted Diehl ford In Bellingham Wa As No ford Dealer In Juneau Ak At That Time. I Ordered And They Sent 2 Straps (f72z-9054-ba), Bolts&nuts Which I Found Out Later Were Not Authorized By Safety Recall 11s21! I Contacted The Local (temporary) ford Repair Facility–evergreen Motor Works Relative To This Repair And They Discovered The Safety Recall 11s21 And Stated That Alaska Vehicles Were Not Covered By This Recall.i Cotacted ford Motor Co. By Email And Got The Same Answer. As A Senior Electrical Engineer I Know This Is Total Bs As Alaska Has Much Worse Weather Conditions Than Any Of The :south 48″ States Covered By Safety Recall 11s21!! Stanley ford Is Now The Local ford Dealer But Still Could Not Fix My ford F250 Tank Strap Under The Recall But Could Fix The Safety Recall 09s09 Speed Control Mod! It Should Be Also Noted That The Driver seat Belt Buckle Failed About The Same Time!! ford Co. Did Not Seem Interested In This Problem. I Replaced This Immediately As I Feel Safety Is Very Important! Signed/ Larry Hooton Sr. Engineer

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Mileage was 248000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTHX26F8VE. FORD F-250 1997 problem was reported in JUNEAU, AK. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. VEHICLE SPEED: 0 mph.

July 01, 2011

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