Ford Recalls 3,750 Contours
Recall From: Ford Motor Company
Models: Ford Contour Years: 1998-2000
Number Involved: 3,750
Dates of Manufacture: May 1997 - April 2000
Defect: Certain bi-fuel Contour cars may have a fuel tank filler pipe grommet that was damaged during the installation of the bi-fuel system. If the grommet is damaged, fuel could leak. Fuel leakage in the presence of an ignition source could result in a fire.
Remedy: Dealers will replace the fuel tank filler pipe grommet. The manufacturer has reported that owner notification began on Nov. 27, 2000. Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Ford at 1-800-392-3673.
[NHTSA Recall No. 00V350/Ford Recall No. 00S38]