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Ford Recalls Over 1 Million F-Series Trucks for Fuel Tank Strap

A recall has been issued out for owners of 1997-2004 Ford F-150s, 1997-1999 F-250s and 2002-2003 Lincoln Blackwoods to address a fuel tank strap that has become susceptible to corroding due to de-icing chemicals used on roads in cold weather. Owners of affected vehicles will receive a recall notice in mid-September and replacement straps will be installed on their vehicles. If the straps aren't available when the recall repairs are done, an interim repair utilizing a cable support under the fuel-tank strap will be installed.

The defect has already lead to three unfortunate fires and one injury according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

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