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Volkswagen Cabriolet Recall 91V201000

Recall 91V201000

Engine, December 13, 1991

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s): 1990

Manufacturer's Report Date: December 13, 1991

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 91V201000

NHTSA Action Number: EA91016

Component: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY

Potential Number of Units Affected: 51,000

Summary: A CRACK CAN DEVELOP IN THE FUEL TANK ADJACENT TO A SEAM WELD IN THE REAR OF THE TANK.

Consequence: FUEL CAN LEAK FROM THE CRACKED FUEL TANK WHICH COULDCATCH FIRE IN THE PRESENCE OF A SOURCE OF IGNITION.

Remedy: CHECK VEHICLE WITH A SPECIALLY DESIGNED TOOL FOR THE PRESENCE OF A FUEL TANK CRACK, AND REPLACE FUEL TANK IF DEFECT IS FOUND.

Notes: SYSTEM: FUEL TANK.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS.

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