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Recall 11E047000

Replacement Fuel Tank Leaks Fuel

Recall Details

Replacement fuel tanks installed in vehicles may leak from unnecessary holes in the top of the tank, where sensors that are not used are intended for mounting. Dealers will replace the affected fuel tanks free of charge to resolve the concern.

Our Quick Take

Replacement fuel tanks installed may leak fuel from an extra unnecessary hold in the top of the tank, provided for unused sensors.

What Should You Do?

Recalls on your Ford must be performed by a General Motors dealership. Ford began notifying known owners of affected vehicles when the recall was announced, in November 2011. If you did not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Ford dealers below. They will also check for any other uncompleted recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with.

Exhaust & Emissions, November 8, 2011

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
November 8, 2011
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
17
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
11E047000
Component
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
Summary
FORD IS RECALLING CERTAIN REPLACEMENT FUEL TANKS THAT COULD BE INSTALLED INTO MODEL YEAR 2004 THROUGH 2008 E-150, E-250, AND E-350 VANS AND WAGONS. THE AFFECTED FUEL TANKS HAVE AN EXTRA OBDII SENSOR HOLE ON THE TOP OF THE TANK THAT MAY NOT BE PROPERLY SEALED AND MAY LEAK FUEL.
Consequence
A FUEL LEAK IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE MAY RESULT IN A FIRE.
Remedy
FORD WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE FUEL TANKS FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON NOVEMBER 28, 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FORD MOTOR COMPANY CUSTOMER RELATIONSHIP CENTER AT 1-800-232-5952.
Notify
FORD'S RECALL CAMPAIGN NUMBER IS 11S22. OWNERS 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
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