Year: 1987 Make: FORD Model: Tempo

Number of OPEN Recalls 2


NHTSA Recall Number:  07E064000
Recall Date:  27 August 2007

SUMMARY
CERTAIN FEDERAL-MOGUL AFTERMARKET FUEL PUMPS SOLD UNDER THE BRAND NAMES OF CARTER, ACCUFLOW, NAPA, TRUFLOW, PARTS DEPO, AND PARTS MASTER, SHIPPED BETWEEN AUGUST 2006 AND JULY 2007 FOR USE ON THE VEHICLES LISTED ABOVE. THE FUEL PUMP DIAPHRAGM IN CERTAIN PRODUCTION RUNS MAY HAVE BEEN IMPROPERLY INSTALLED OR INADEQUATELY TESTED WHICH MAY CAUSE THE FUEL PUMP TO LEAK.

CONSEQUENCE
A LEAKING FUEL PUMP COULD CREATE A VEHICLE FIRE HAZARD.

REMEDY
A LEAKING FUEL PUMP COULD CREATE A VEHICLE FIRE HAZARD.

MANUFACTURER NOTES
THIS RECALL ONLY PERTAINS TO AFTERMARKET CARTER, NAPA, ACCUFLOW, TRU FLOW, PARTS MASTER, AND PARTS DEPOT BRAND FUEL PUMPS AND HAS NO RELATION TO ANY ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT INSTALLED ON THE LISTED MOTOR VEHICLES. CUSTOMERS MAY CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY: 1-800-424-9153); OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.

NHTSA Recall Number:  87V060000
Recall Date:  27 April 1987

SUMMARY
LUG NUTS COULD GALL AND POSSIBLY SEIZE ON THE WHEEL STUDS WITHOUT PROVIDING ADEQUATE CLAMPING LOAD ON THE WHEELS.

CONSEQUENCE
WHEEL STUDS COULD FRACTURE CREATING A RISK OF A WHEELSEPARATING WITH LITTLE FOREWARNING.

REMEDY
WHEEL STUDS COULD FRACTURE CREATING A RISK OF A WHEELSEPARATING WITH LITTLE FOREWARNING.

MANUFACTURER NOTES
SYSTEM: WHEEL LUG NUTS.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS EQUIPPED WITH STAINLESS STEEL DECORATIVELUG NUTS INCLUDED WITH STYLED STEEL, POLYCAST, AND CAST ALUMINUM WHEELS.