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Volkswagen Jetta recall 90V142000

Recall 90V142000
Brakes, August 23, 1990
Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s): 1990

Mfr's Report Date:
August 23, 1990

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 90V142000

NHTSA Action Number: N/A

Component: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:CALIPER

Potential Number of Units Affected: 11000

Summary: OMISSION OF AIR DUCTS INTENDED TO GUIDE FLOW OF COOLING AIR TO LEFT AND RIGHT FRONT BRAKE CALIPERS COULD ALLOW BRAKE FLUID TO EXCEED ALLOWABLE OPERATING TEMPERATURE UNDER CERTAIN OPERATING CONDITIONS.

Consequence: IF BRAKE FLUID BOILS, THIS COULD RESULT IN REDUCEDBRAKING PRESSURE WITH POTENTIAL FOR AN ACCIDENT.

Remedy: INSTALL MISSING LEFT AND RIGHT FRONT AIR DUCTS.

Notes: SYSTEM: BRAKE CALIPER AIR DUCTS.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS.

Recall data provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

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