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Volkswagen Passat recall 92V058000

Recall 92V058000
Engine, May 22, 1992
Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s): 1993

Mfr's Report Date:
May 22, 1992

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 92V058000

NHTSA Action Number: N/A

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

Potential Number of Units Affected: 358000

Summary: THE FUEL HOSE ATTACHED TO THE FUEL DISTRIBUTION RAIL ON THE ENGINE MAY SHRINK BEYOND THE CLAMP FORCE OF THE FUEL HOSE CLAMPS, ALLOWING FUEL TO LEAK.

Consequence: FUEL LEAKAGE IN THE ENGINE COMPARTMENT CAN CAUSE AN UNDERHOOD FIRE IF THE FUEL COMES IN CONTACT WITH A SOURCE OF IGNITION.

Remedy: REPLACE THE FUEL HOSE ATTACHED TO THE FUEL RAIL AND INSTALL A NEW SPRING TYPE SELF-TIGHTENING CLAMP.

Notes: SYSTEM: FUEL LINES.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION:PASSENGER CARS.

Recall data provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

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