During the subsequent static rollover test, fuel spillage exceeded the specified rate, increasing the risk of a fire.

Fuel System, Gasoline — Storage — Tank Assembly

Summary
Vehicle description: Gasoline and diesel engine pickup trucks equipped with 8 foot beds, do not fully satisfy the requirements of FMVSS no. 301, "fuel system integrity." The fuel tank front strap isolator may not be properly positioned which could result in the strap cutting the tank during a 30 mph front barrier test, resulting in fuel spillage.
Actions
Dealers will reposition the front strap isolator.
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Date Announced
AUG 12, 1999
Vehicles Affected
245,300
Ford Recall #
99S11
NHTSA Campaign #
99V219000
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