Ford E100 1979

Model E100 made in 1979 by Ford got 5 recalls. There were some recalls concerningfuel system, gasoline, seat belts and service brakes, hydraulic.

Model 1979


CampaignManufacturerManufacturing dateType# of units affectedDate Owner notified MfgRecall Initiated byManufacturers of recalled vehicles/productsReport Recieved DateRecord Creation DateRegulation Part NumberFMVSS Number
07E064000FEDERAL-MOGUL CORPORATION E (Equipment)3400010/15/2007MFRFORD MOTOR COMPANY08/27/200708/24/2007
Defect SummaryCertain 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 SummaryA leaking fuel pump could create a vehicle fire hazard.
Corrective SummaryFederal-mogul will notify owners and replace the defective fuel pumps free of charge. the recall began on october 15, 2007. owners can contact federal-mogul at 248-354-7700.
NotesThis 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
78V214000FORD MOTOR COMPANYfrom 08/01/1978 to 09/01/1978V (Vehicle)87411/03/1978MFRFORD MOTOR COMPANY10/05/197810/12/1979
Defect SummaryOn the involved vehicles, the potential exists for the outboard seat belts to become trapped in the seat-bed pivoting mechanism. should the belt become trapped in the mechanism when the seat is converted to a bed, the belt may become cut or frayed.
Consequence Summary
Corrective SummaryThe dealer will install seat belt shields on the folding seat/bed pivoting mechanism and replace the outboard seat belt assemblies if damaged, free of charge.
NotesVehicle description: trucks equipped with optional seat-beds.system: interior; seat bed seat belt (shoulder).consequences of defect: in the event of sudden braking or vehicle collision,the seat belt may not properly restrain the seat occupant and the risk ofpersonal injury is increased.
79V117000FORD MOTOR COMPANYfrom 02/01/1979 to 03/01/1979V (Vehicle)8200006/18/1979MFRFORD MOTOR COMPANY05/15/197910/12/1979
Defect SummaryThe involved vehicles were produced with brake push-rod to brake pedal retaining pins which were not heat-treated as specified. this could allow the brake pedal to become disengaged from the push-rod.
Consequence Summary
Corrective SummaryDealer will replace the suspect brake retaining pin.
NotesVehicle description: passenger vehicles.system: service brakes; hydraulic linkage, pedal.consequences of defect: disengagement of the brake pedal would result in totalloss of service brakes, which could lead to loss of vehicle control and anaccident.note: the parking brake will remain operational even if service brakes arelost.
79V153000FORD MOTOR COMPANYfrom 09/01/1978 to 01/01/1979V (Vehicle)1200011/12/1979MFRFORD MOTOR COMPANY06/19/197910/12/1979
Defect SummaryCertain vehicles may not contain the specified body mounted heat shields. this could cause high floor pan temperatures when the engine is idled for extended periods of time. fouled spark plugs or other engine conditions could further increase exhaust temperatures.
Consequence Summary
Corrective SummaryThe dealer will install the necessary frame mounted heat shield, if missing.
NotesVehicle description: trucks equipped with 300 and 460 cid engines.system: exhaust; body mounted heat shields.consequences of defect: these high temperatures could cause the rear floorcoverings to smoulder, resulting in smoke damage and personal injury.
79V185000FORD MOTOR COMPANYfrom 09/01/1978 to 10/01/1978V (Vehicle)2250010/09/1979MFRFORD MOTOR COMPANY08/07/197910/12/1979
Defect SummaryThe wheel assembly may contain substandard welds in the area where the disc is attached to the rim. as a result, cracks can form in the wheel assembly, causing air loss and an underinflated tire.
Consequence Summary
Corrective SummaryDealer will inspect and replace any defective wheels without charge to owner.
NotesVehicle description: light trucks equipped with 15 x 5.5k wheel assemblies.system: wheels; wheel assembly.consequences of defect: low tire inflation pressures could cause loss ofvehicle control and an accident. also, if the spot welds fail, the rim and tirecould separate from the wheel disc, with consequent loss of control andaccident.