Volkswagen Passat Recall 92V131000

Recall 92V131000

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

June 11, 1993

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number:

92V131000

NHTSA Action Number:

N/A

Component:

VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

Potential Number of Units Affected:

12,650

Summary:

THE VENTURI TUBE LOCATED IN THE THROTTLE VALVE HOUSING CAN BECOME LOOSE AND FALL AGAINST THE THROTTLE PLATE.

Consequence:

THE VENTURI TUBE CAN PARTIALLY BLOCK THE THROTTLE PLATEAND PREVENT IT FROM RETURNING TO ITS FULL IDLE POSITION, RESULTING IN UNWANTEDENGINE SPEED WHEN THE VEHICLE IS PLACED IN A FORWARD OR REVERSE GEAR.

Remedy:

REPLACE THE PRESS-FIT VENTURI TUBE WITH A THREAD TYPE TUBE.

Notes:

SYSTEM: FUEL: THROTTLE VALVE HOUSING.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS WITH 16 VALVE ENGINES AND CALIFORNIAEMISSION CONTROL SYSTEMS.

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