Volkswagen Fox Recall 91V087000

Recall 91V087000

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

July 5, 1991

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number:

91V087000

NHTSA Action Number:

N/A

Component:

FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

Potential Number of Units Affected:

2,000

Summary:

METAL FUEL LINES WITH AN INCORRECT CONTOUR WERE INSTALLED IN THE ENGINE COMPARTMENT. THE INCORRECT CONTOUR CAN CAUSE THE METAL FUEL LINE TO RUB AGAINST THE INTAKE MANIFOLD.

Consequence:

PROLONGED RUBBING OF THE FUEL LINE AGAINST THE INTAKEMANIFOLD COULD CAUSE A FUEL LINE LEAK, AND RESULT IN AN ENGINE COMPARTMENT FIREIF THE LEAKING FUEL LINE IS EXPOSED TO A SOURCE OF IGNITION.

Remedy:

REPLACE FUEL LINE WITH CORRECTLY CONTOURED FUEL LINE.

Notes:

SYSTEM: METAL FUEL LINE.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS.

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