2000 Ford F-150 Recall | Vehicle Description: Light Duty Pickup Trucks Manufactured At The Kansas City

2000 Ford F-150 Fuel System, Gasoline,delivery,hoses, Lines/piping, And Fittings Recall | Aug 17, 2000

Vehicle Description: Light Duty Pickup Trucks Manufactured At The Kansas City Or Norfolk Assembly Plants. The Front Fuel Line Assembly Could Have A Hole Rubbed Through In One Of Two Locations. The First Location Is Below The Fuel Rail Connection Where The Flexible Hose Is Crimped To The Steel Tube. The Bracket That Attaches The Front Fuel Line To The Transmission Could Have Been Bent During Assembly. The Second Location Is At The Rear Steel Tube Section Forward Of The Rear Bracket. During Installation The Rear Steel Tubes Of The Front Fuel Line Assembly Could Have Been Bent Downward. In Vehicles Equipped With A Manual 4xz4 Transfer Case Shifter, The Shifter Linkage May Contact The Steel Tubes As It Is Being Shifted Between 4h, 4l, 2l And Neutral.

This Condition Could Result In Fuel Leakage. Fuel Leakage In The Presence Of An Ignition Source Could Result In A Fire.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Dealers Will Inspect These Lines And Replace The Front Fuel Line Assembly If Necessary. Owner Notification Began October 27, 2000. Owners Who Take Their Vehicles To An Authorized Dealer On An Agreed Upon Service Date And Do Not Receive The Free Remedy Within A Reasonable Time Should Contact Ford At 1-800-392-3673.

Also Contact The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Auto Safety Hotline At 1-888-dash-2-dot (1-888-327-4236).

This recall was issued on Aug 17, 2000 for 2000 Ford F-150, manufactured by FORD MOTOR COMPANY, in response to Fuel System, Gasoline,delivery,hoses, Lines/piping, And Fittings problems.

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