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Volkswagen Fox Recall 91V087000

Recall 91V087000

Engine, July 5, 1991

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s): 1991

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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