Recall 93V175000

Recall 93V175000

Affected Cars:
Volkswagen
Original Recall from the NHTSA
Manufacturer's Report Date:

March 4, 1994

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number:

93V175000

NHTSA Action Number:

PE93043

Component:

EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:AIR CONDITIONER

Potential Number of Units Affected:

29,500

Summary:

THE PLASTIC MATERIAL OF THE CENTER AIR FLOW DUCT, WHICH IS FASTENED BY TWO MOUNTING SCREWS TO THE CEILING OF THE PASSENGER COMPARTMENT, CAN CRACK AND EVENTUALLY BREAK.

Consequence:

IF THE PLASTIC BREAKS WHERE IT IS HELD AT THE TWOMOUNTING SCREWS, THE CENTER AIR FLOW DUCT CAN SEPARATE FROM ITS SUPPORTS ANDCAUSE INJURY TO THE PASSENGERS SITTING IN THE CENTER SEAT OF THE VEHICLE.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL INSTALL A REINFORCEMENT PLATE AT THE CONNECTIONS OF BOTH THE CENTER AND REAR AIR FLOW DUCTS.

Notes:

SYSTEM: AIR CONDITIONER HOSE; DUCT; AIR.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: VANS EQUIPPED WITH FACTORY AIR CONDITIONING.

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