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Recall 98V194000

Ford Recalls 1999 F150 and F250 Trucks for a Possible Fuel Leak at the Fuel Pressure Regulator

Recall Details

Ford has recalled certain 1999 F150 and F250 trucks for a possible fuel leak at the fuel pressure regulator. An O-ring may have been damaged when the regulator was installed in the engine fuel rail. In the presence of an ignition source, a fuel leak can lead to a fire. Dealers will replace the fuel pressure regulator.

Engine, August 14, 1998

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
August 14, 1998
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
1,700
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
98V194000
Component
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM
Summary
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: LIGHT DUTY PICKUP TRUCKS. THE FUEL PRESSURE REGULATOR O-RING MAY HAVE BEEN DAMAGED WHEN THE FUEL PRESSURE REGULATOR WAS INSTALLED IN THE ENGINE FUEL RAIL. IF THE O-RING IS DAMAGED, FUEL VAPOR OR LEAKAGE COULD OCCUR.
Consequence
IF AN IGNITION SOURCE IS PRESENT, A FIRE COULD RESULT.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE FUEL PRESSURE REGULATOR.
Notify
NO OWNER NOTIFICATION IS REQUIRED AT THIS TIME. ALL VEHICLES ARE STILL IN DEALER'S POSSESSION.
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