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1997 Mercury Villager Recalls

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Most Recent 1997 Mercury Villager Recall

On February 15, 2001, Mercury recalled 394,000 Mercury Villager. Vehicle description: minivans. the fuel tank vent hose allows air to vent from the fuel tank during refueling. cracks have developed in the vent hose. if (1) the fuel tank is overfilled, not allowing excess fuel in the vent hose to flow back into the tank, (2) the vehicle is driven only a short distance after refueling and, (3) there is subsequently significant heating of the fuel tank, the fuel in the tank can expand into the vent hose and leak fuel.
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1997 Mercury Villager Recall Details

Summary on February 15, 2001
Vehicle description: minivans. the fuel tank vent hose allows air to vent from the fuel tank during refueling. cracks have developed in the vent hose. if (1) the fuel tank is overfilled, not allowing excess fuel in the vent hose to flow back into the tank, (2) the vehicle is driven only a short distance after refueling and, (3) there is subsequently significant heating of the fuel tank, the fuel in the tank can expand into the vent hose and leak fuel.
Summary on December 1, 1997
Vehicle description: passenger mini vans equipped with automotive batteries supplied by gnb technologies. these batteries have a defective negative post that can cause acid leakage and related corrosion damage.
Summary on October 25, 1996
The four rubber fuel line connector hoses that are supplied to ford with the fuel tank assembly were improperly manufactured. these hoses can develop cracks or splits resulting in fuel leakage.
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