Year: 1986 Make: FORD Model: Thunderbird

Number of OPEN Recalls 1


NHTSA Recall Number:  87V139000
Recall Date:  04 September 1987

SUMMARY
SPRING LOCK FUEL LINE COUPLING MAY NOT BE PROPERLY ENGAGED.

CONSEQUENCE
COUPLING COULD DISENGAGE DUE TO FUEL PRESSURE,VIBRATION, AND ENGINE MOVEMENTS; THIS WOULD CAUSE LOSS OF FUEL WHICH, INPRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE, CREATES A FIRE RISK.

REMEDY
COUPLING COULD DISENGAGE DUE TO FUEL PRESSURE,VIBRATION, AND ENGINE MOVEMENTS; THIS WOULD CAUSE LOSS OF FUEL WHICH, INPRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE, CREATES A FIRE RISK.

MANUFACTURER NOTES
SYSTEM: FUEL LINE COUPLINGVEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS AND LIGHT TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH FUELINJECTION.