Fuel leakage, in the presence of an ignition source, could result in a fire.

Fuel System, Gasoline — Storage — Tank Assembly

Summary
Vehicle description: Pickup trucks equipped with gasoline engines and 8 foot boxes, may not fully satisfy the requirements of FMVSS no. 301, "fuel system integrity." In a 30 mph frontal barrier crash test, a fuel tank vapor recovery valve separated internally. During the subsequent static rollover test, fuel spillage exceeded the specified rate.
Actions
Dealers will install a stop plate assembly on the vehicle frame to prevent recovery valve contact with a frame crossmember during the impact sequence.
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Date Announced
NOV 04, 1999
Vehicles Affected
107,540
Ford Recall #
99S32
NHTSA Campaign #
99V311000
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