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Consequence Fuel leakage in the presence of an ignition source can result in a fire.
Dates of Manufacture September 1996
Manufacturer Recall No. 96S56
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 96V203000
Notes 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.
Potential Number of Units Affected 1,300
Remedy Dealers will inspect the fuel tank assembly for the suspect date codes and replace the four rubber connector hoses if necessary.
Summary The four rubber fuel line connector hoses that are supplied to Ford with the fuel tank assembly were improperly manufactured. These hoses can develop cracks or splits, resulting in fuel leakage.
Consequence Fuel leakage in the presence of an ignition source can result in a fire.
Dates of Manufacture September 1996
Manufacturer Recall No. 96S56
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 96V203000
Notes 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.
Potential Number of Units Affected 1,300
Remedy Dealers will inspect the fuel tank assembly for the suspect date codes and replace the four rubber connector hoses if necessary.
Summary The four rubber fuel line connector hoses that are supplied to Ford with the fuel tank assembly were improperly manufactured. These hoses can develop cracks or splits, resulting in fuel leakage.
Consequence Fuel leakage in the presence of an ignition source can result in a fire.
Dates of Manufacture September 1996
Manufacturer Recall No. 96S56
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 96V203000
Notes 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.
Potential Number of Units Affected 1,300
Remedy Dealers will inspect the fuel tank assembly for the suspect date codes and replace the four rubber connector hoses if necessary.
Summary The four rubber fuel line connector hoses that are supplied to Ford with the fuel tank assembly were improperly manufactured. These hoses can develop cracks or splits, resulting in fuel leakage.