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Without proper grounding, an electrostatic discharge could result during fuel fill up, potentially leading to a fire.

Fuel System, Gasoline — Storage — Tank Assembly — Filler Pipe And Cap

Summary
Vehicle description: F-Super Duty crew cab pickup trucks (F-350 short wheelbase trucks equipped with a 6 3/4' pickup box and dual rear wheels) were built after a change was implemented to delete a clamp, and later a bracket that provided a ground for the fuel filler pipe. The pickup box may not have been properly grounded.
Actions
Dealers will install a fuel filler pipe ground. Owner notification began March 26, 2001. 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.
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Date Announced
MAR 27, 2001
Vehicles Affected
185
Ford Recall #
01S12
NHTSA Campaign #
01V106000
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