In certain types of very severe crashes, the fuel tank may be damaged and result in a leak. A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source could result in a fire.

Fuel System, Gasoline — Storage — Tank Assembly

Ford is recalling 65 MY 2008-2009 E-350 and MY 2009 E450 cutaway vehicles equipped with school bus prep packages for failing to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard no. 301, "fuel system integrity." These vehicles may not have been assembled with the fuel tank protection brackets that are required for school bus applications.
Dealers will inspect for proper fuel tank protection bracket installation and install brackets free of charge. The recall began on June 26, 2009. Owners may contact Ford at 1-866-436-7332 or through the internet at
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Date Announced
JUN 23, 2009
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