October 1, 2002
Ford Has Recalled Certain 2002 Crown Victoria
- Ford Has Recalled Certain 2002 Crown Victoria because of a potential
Number of Units Affected: 574
Manufactured: 05/2001 - 03/2002
ON CERTAIN NATURAL GAS MODEL VEHICLES, A T-FITTING THAT CONNECTS FUEL TANKS
#3 AND #4 CAN DEVELOP A LEAK WHEN THE SOLENOID VALVES ARE ENERGIZED, SUCH AS
WHEN THE IGNITION SWITCH IS IN THE ON POSITION OR DURING REFUELING.
A GAS LEAK OF SUFFICIENT QUANTITY CONCENTRATED IN AN AREA TO CREATE A
COMBUSTIBLE MIXTURE AND IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE COULD RESULT
IN A FIRE.
DEALERS WILL INSTALL A REDESIGNED "T" FITTING ON #4 FUEL TANK AND TESTED FOR
LEAKAGE. OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING LATE SEPTEMBER OR
EARLY OCTOBER 2002. OWNERS WHO DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A
REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT FORD AT 1-866-436-7332.
CAMPAIGN ID Number: 02V249000.
Regarding Auto Recalls
Frequently SafetyAlerts will list
auto recalls before
your dealer will know about them. If you have a vehicle
affected by one of these posted recalls be sure and
write down the NHTSA
CAMPAIGN ID Number.
If your dealer doesn't know about the recall when you
check, ask them how they are notified of recalls and
when the next update is due.
Did you know?
During 2001 there were over
1575 products recalled in the United
States for safety reasons!
How many did you hear
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