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Find the latest 1998 Ford Expedition recalls as issued by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and Manufacturers.

Dates of Manufacture August 1998
Manufacturer Recall No. 98S35
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 98V312
Potential Number of Units Affected 305
Remedy Dealers will inspect these vehicles and, if necessary, replace the front and rear fuel line assemblies. Owner notification began Jan. 3, 1999. Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Ford at 1-800-392-3673.
Summary The fuel line assemblies on these sport utility vehicles may have been damaged by the supplier during manufacturing, allowing leakage. Fuel leakage in the presence of an ignition source can result in a fire.
Dates of Manufacture July 1998 - April 1999
Manufacturer Recall No. 99S12
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 99V099
Potential Number of Units Affected 50,000
Remedy Dealers will re-torque the wheel lugs to proper specifications and also install a label that specifies that the wheel lugs be torqued to 110 pound-feet any time the wheel is removed. Owner notification was expected to begin during May 1999. Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Ford at 1-800-392-3673.
Summary On certain sport utility vehicles equipped with four-wheel- drive (4x4) and 17-inch chrome steel wheels, the clamp load can be lost on the wheel lugs due to insufficient wheel contact area with the hub. In some cases, the contact area can deform, resulting in a loss of lug nut torque. Loss of lug nut torque can cause vibration or separation of a wheel and tire from the vehicle.
Dates of Manufacture August 1998
Manufacturer Recall No. 98S35
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 98V312
Potential Number of Units Affected 305
Remedy Dealers will inspect these vehicles and, if necessary, replace the front and rear fuel line assemblies. Owner notification began Jan. 3, 1999. Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Ford at 1-800-392-3673.
Summary The fuel line assemblies on these sport utility vehicles may have been damaged by the supplier during manufacturing, allowing leakage. Fuel leakage in the presence of an ignition source can result in a fire.
Dates of Manufacture July 1998 - April 1999
Manufacturer Recall No. 99S12
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 99V099
Potential Number of Units Affected 50,000
Remedy Dealers will re-torque the wheel lugs to proper specifications and also install a label that specifies that the wheel lugs be torqued to 110 pound-feet any time the wheel is removed. Owner notification was expected to begin during May 1999. Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Ford at 1-800-392-3673.
Summary On certain sport utility vehicles equipped with four-wheel- drive (4x4) and 17-inch chrome steel wheels, the clamp load can be lost on the wheel lugs due to insufficient wheel contact area with the hub. In some cases, the contact area can deform, resulting in a loss of lug nut torque. Loss of lug nut torque can cause vibration or separation of a wheel and tire from the vehicle.