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Lincoln Navigator Recall 98V312000

Ford Recalls 1999 Expedition and Lincoln Navigators Due to Fuel Line Leakage

Engine, January 3, 1999

RepairPal Expert Overview

Summary:

The fuel line may leak, which is a potential fire hazard. Dealers will inspect the fuel lines for damage and cracks, and replace the affected fuel lines.

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s): 1999

Manufacturer's Report Date: January 3, 1999

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 98V312000

NHTSA Action Number: N/A

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

Potential Number of Units Affected: 305

Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES. THE FUEL LINE ASSEMBLIES MAY HAVE BEEN DAMAGED BY THE SUPPLIER DURING MANUFACTURING, ALLOWING LEAKAGE.

Consequence: FUEL LEAKAGE IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE CAN RESULT IN A FIRE.

Remedy: DEALERS WILL INSPECT THESE VEHICLES AND, IF NECESSARY, REPLACE THE FRONT AND REAR FUEL LINE ASSEMBLIES.

Notes: OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN JANUARY 3, 1999. 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).

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