Volkswagen Cabriolet Recall 91V162000

Recall 91V162000

Original Recall from the NHTSA
Model Year(s):
Manufacturer's Report Date:

January 9, 1992

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number:

91V162000

NHTSA Action Number:

N/A

Component:

VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

Potential Number of Units Affected:

11,300

Summary:

THE CENTER OF THE WATER SEPARATOR PANEL LOCATED IN THE ENGINE COMPARTMENT BETWEEN ENGINE AND FIREWALL COULD BEND IN THE EVENT SOMEONE LEANS ON IT DURING ENGINE MAINTENANCE, REPAIRS OR CHECKING OF FLUID LEVELS. A BENT PANEL COULD INTERFERE WITH THE FREE MOVEMENT OF THE ACCELERATOR LINKAGE.

Consequence:

INTERFERENCE WITH THE FREE MOVEMENT OF THE ACCELERATORLINKAGE COULD RESULT IN UNWANTED ACCELERATION WHICH MAY CAUSE AN ACCIDENT.

Remedy:

INSTALL REINFORCEMENT BRACKET TO SECURE SEPARATOR PANEL.

Notes:

SYSTEM: THROTTLE LINKAGE.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS.

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