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Ford E-250 Recall 08V057000

Fuel Hose May Develop Leaks

Recall Details

Vehicles equipped with the 5.4L V8 may leak from weak areas in the fuel rail crossover hose. A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source may start a fire. Dealers will replace the fuel rail assembly. The recall began March 3, 2008. The Ford recall number is 08S02.

Our Quick Take

Vehicles equipped with the 5.4L V8 may develop a fuel leak. A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source may start a fire.

What Should You Do?

Please contact your Ford dealer. They will check to see if your specific vehicle is affected and advise you on what to do next. Always have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.

Engine, March 3, 2008

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
March 3, 2008
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
57,199
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
08V057000
Component
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM:FUEL RAIL

Summary
FORD IS RECALLING 57,199 MY 2006-2007 E-150, E-250, E-350, AND MY 2007 EXPEDITION AND LINCOLN NAVIGATOR VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 5.4L ENGINES. THE FUEL RAIL CROSS-OVER HOSE MAY CONTAIN WEAK AREAS. AS A RESULT, THE HOSE MAY CRACK, WHICH COULD CAUSE A FUEL ODOR AND/OR FUEL LEAK.
Consequence
FUEL LEAKAGE IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE COULD RESULT IN A FIRE.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE FUEL RAIL ASSEMBLY. THE RECALL BEGAN ON MARCH 3, 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FORD AT 1-800-392-3673.
Notes
FORD RECALL NO. 08S02.CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.
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