Volkswagen Cabriolet Recall 91V201000

Recall 91V201000

Original Recall from the NHTSA
Model Year(s):
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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