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Recall 92V117000

Recall 92V117000

Engine, November 6, 1992

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
November 6, 1992
NHTSA Action Number
EA92012
Potential Number of Units Affected
22,000
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
92V117000
Component
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

Summary
FATIGUE CRACKS CAN DEVELOP IN THE SOLDER JOINT BETWEEN THE FUEL RETURN TUBE AND THE FUEL PUMP SENDING UNIT LOCATED AT THE TOP OF THE FUEL TANK.
Consequence
SHOULD A CRACK DEVELOP, FUEL VAPOR CAN ESCAPE FROM THETANK WHEN THE TANK IS FULL, AND A SMALL AMOUNT OF FUEL CAN LEAK FROM THE CRACK.FUEL LEAKS CAN RESULT IN FIRE WHEN EXPOSED TO A SOURCE OF IGNITION.
Remedy
INSTALL A NEW FUEL PUMP SENDING ASSEMBLY.
Notify
SYSTEM: FUEL SYSTEM.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH FUEL PUMP SENDINGASSEMBLIES PRODUCED BY FORD ELECTRICAL AND FUEL HANDLING DIVISION (FEHD).
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