Volkswagen EuroVan Recall 94V058000

Recall 94V058000

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

May 20, 1994

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number:

94V058000

NHTSA Action Number:

N/A

Component:

STEERING:WHEEL AND HANDLE BAR

Potential Number of Units Affected:

8,350

Summary:

THESE STEERING WHEELS AND INCLUDE A UNIVERSAL JOINT WHICH IS ATTACHED TO STEERING SHAFTS AND SECURED BY LOCKING BOLTS. THE UNIVERSAL JOINT'S UPPER LOCKING BOLT WAS NOT SUFFICIENTLY TORQUED DURING MANUFACTURE, AND CAN EVENTUALLY LOOSEN.

Consequence:

IF THE UPPER LOCKING BOLT HOLDING THE STEERING ASSEMBLY'S UNIVERSAL JOINT LOOSENS, IT CAN RENDER THE STEERING SYSTEM INOPERATIVE AND CAUSE AN ACCIDENT.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL REMOVE THE PRESENT UNIVERSAL UPPER LOCKING BOLT, INSTALL A NEW ONE, AND TORQUE IT TO SPECIFICATIONS.

Notes:

SYSTEM: STEERING; WHEEL AND COLUMN.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VANS EQUIPPED WITH IMPACT COLLAPSIBLE STEERINGWHEEL.NOTE: IF YOUR VEHICLE IS PRESENTED TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPONSERVICE DATE AND THE REMEDY IS NOT PROVIDED WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME AND FREE OFCHARGE, OR THE REMEDY DOES NOT CORRECT THE DEFECT OR NONCOMPLIANCE, PLEASECONTACT VOLKSWAGEN AT 1-800-822-8987. ALSO, CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFICSAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration logo

Recall data provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration