Fuel leakage in the presence of an ignition source could result in a fire.

Fuel System, Gasoline — Storage — Tank Assembly — Mounting

Date Announced
APR 27, 1999
Vehicles Affected
NHTSA Campaign #
Vehicle description: Pickup trucks equipped with 6" beds manufactured from January 5, 1998 through June 4, 1999, do not not fully satisfy the post crash test static rollover requirements of FMVSS no. 301, "fuel system integrity." Contact between the fuel tank and a fuel tank locator bracket during a front barrier impact test resulted in a cut in the tank, resulting in fuel leakage.
Dealers will replace the fuel tank locator bracket with a similar bracket whose design has been revised to incorporate more rounded surfaces where contact with the tank occurs.
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