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Recall 98V201000

Ford Recalls 1999 Ranger Trucks Due to a Fuel Leak at the O-Ring to the Fuel Rail

Recall Details

Ford has recalled certain 1999 Ranger with 3.0L V6 engines due to a possible fuel leak at the O-ring at the fuel injunction pulse damper to the fuel rail joint. In the presence of an ignition source, a fuel leak may result in a fire. Dealers will replace the pulse damper.

Affected Cars

Engine, September 21, 1998

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
September 21, 1998
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
330
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
98V201000
Component
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM
Summary
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: LIGHT DUTY PICKUP TRUCKS WITH 3.0L ENGINE. AN 'O'-RING SEAL IN THE FUEL INJECTION PULSE DAMPER TO FUEL RAIL JOINT COULD BE DAMAGED ALLOWING FUEL LEAKAGE.
Consequence
IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE, A FIRE CAN RESULT FROM FUEL LEAKAGE.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE PULSE DAMPER.
Notify
OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN SEPTEMBER 21, 1998. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT FORD AT 1-800-392-3673. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
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