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Ford Escort Recall 92V117000

Recall 92V117000

Engine, November 6, 1992

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s): 1991, 1992

Manufacturer's Report Date: November 6, 1992

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 92V117000

NHTSA Action Number: EA92012

Component: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

Potential Number of Units Affected: 22,000

Summary: FATIGUE CRACKS CAN DEVELOP IN THE SOLDER JOINT BETWEEN THE FUEL RETURN TUBE AND THE FUEL PUMP SENDING UNIT LOCATED AT THE TOP OF THE FUEL TANK.

Consequence: SHOULD A CRACK DEVELOP, FUEL VAPOR CAN ESCAPE FROM THETANK WHEN THE TANK IS FULL, AND A SMALL AMOUNT OF FUEL CAN LEAK FROM THE CRACK.FUEL LEAKS CAN RESULT IN FIRE WHEN EXPOSED TO A SOURCE OF IGNITION.

Remedy: INSTALL A NEW FUEL PUMP SENDING ASSEMBLY.

Notes: SYSTEM: FUEL SYSTEM.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH FUEL PUMP SENDINGASSEMBLIES PRODUCED BY FORD ELECTRICAL AND FUEL HANDLING DIVISION (FEHD).

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