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00V277001: FUEL LINE INSPECTION

NHTSA RECALL BULLETIN


Reference Number(s): 00V277001

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION
Model(s): 2001 Ford Escape

Campaign No: 00V277001

Mfg. Campaign No: 00S27

Number of Affected Vehicles: 10850

Beginning Date of Manufacture: 1999 OCT

Ending Date of Manufacture: 2000 SEP

Sport utility vehicles.

DESCRIPTION OF DEFECT
The o-ring seals in the fuel line connector at the outlet end of the fuel filter were damaged when the line was connected to the filter during vehicle assembly. In some cases, this damage could result in a fuel odor, or possibly in fuel dripping from the connection.

CONSEQUENCE OF DEFECT
Fuel leakage, in the presence of an ignition source, could result in a fire.

CORRECTIVE ACTION
Dealers will inspect and, if necessary, replace the fuel line.

OWNER NOTIFICATION
Owner notification began September 27, 2000. 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. Also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's Auto Safety Hotline at 1-888-dash-2-dot (1-888-327-4236).

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration operates Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM, Eastern Time. For more information call (800) 424-9393 or (202) 366-0123. For the hearing impaired, call (800) 424-9153.
 

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00V277002: FUEL LINE INSPECTION

NHTSA RECALL BULLETIN


Reference Number(s): 00V277002

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION
Model(s): 2001 Mazda Tribute

Campaign No: 00V277002

Mfg. Campaign No: 97010

Number of Affected Vehicles: 5700

Beginning Date of Manufacture: 2000 APR

Ending Date of Manufacture: 2000 SEP

Sport utility vehicles.

DESCRIPTION OF DEFECT
The o-ring seals in the fuel line connector at the outlet end of the fuel filter were damaged when the line was connected to the filter during vehicle assembly. In some cases, this damage could result in a fuel odor, or possibly in fuel dripping from the connection.

CONSEQUENCE OF DEFECT
Fuel leakage, in the presence of an ignition source, could result in a fire.

CORRECTIVE ACTION
Dealers will inspect and, if necessary, replace the fuel line.

OWNER NOTIFICATION
Owner notification is expected to begin during October 2000. 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 Mazda at 1-800-222-5500. Also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's Auto Safety Hotline at 1-888-dash-2-dot (1-888-327-4236).

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration operates Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM, Eastern Time. For more information call (800) 424-9393 or (202) 366-0123. For the hearing impaired, call (800) 424-9153.
 
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