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Recall 07V278000

Ford Recalls 2007 F150 Trucks for a Fuel Tank and Odor Concern

Recall Details

Ford has recalled certain 2007 F150 trucks due to a concern with the fuel tank. Some fuel tanks may have a manufacturing flaw, which allows fuel to permeate the fuel tank wall. This could cause a fuel odor and possibly a Check Engine Light. Dealers will replace the affected fuel tanks.

Affected Cars

Engine, June 25, 2007

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
June 25, 2007
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
203
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
07V278000
Component
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY
Summary
ON CERTAIN TRUCKS BUILT WITH 26 GALLON FUEL TANKS, THE FUEL TANK MAY HAVE A DEPRESSION AT THE SEAM BETWEEN THE TOP AND BOTTOM HALVES OF THE TANK (NOT VISIBLE FROM OUTSIDE THE FUEL TANK). IF A DEPRESSION IS LARGE ENOUGH, FUEL MAY PERMEATE THE FUEL TANK WALL RESULTING IN A FUEL ODOR, OR A "SERVICE ENGINE SOON" INDICATOR LIGHT.
Consequence
IF LEFT UNCORRECTED, A FUEL LEAK COULD EVENTUALLY DEVELOP. A FUEL LEAK IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE COULD RESULT IN A FIRE.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE FUEL TANK FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JUNE 25, 2007. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FORD AT 1-866-436-7332.
Notify
FORD RECALL NO. 07S55.CUSTOMERS MAY 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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