Ford Motor Company
Models: Ford Ranger Truck Year: 1999
Number Involved: 330
Dates of Manufacture: July - August 1998
Defect: On certain pickup trucks equipped with 3.0-liter engines, an 'O-ring' seal in the fuel injection system could be damaged, allowing fuel leakage. In the presence of an ignition source, fuel leakage can result in a fire.
Remedy: Dealers will replace the pulse damper, which is a component of the fuel injection system. Owner notification began Sept. 21, 1998. Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Ford at 1-800-392-3673.
[NHTSA Recall No. 98V201/Ford Recall No.