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Lincoln Navigator Recall 98V312000

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

Recall Details

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.

Engine, January 3, 1999

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
January 3, 1999
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
305
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
98V312000
Component
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

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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