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Volkswagen Cabriolet Recall 91V162000

Drive Train, January 9, 1992

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
January 9, 1992
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
11,300
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
91V162000
Component
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

Summary
THE CENTER OF THE WATER SEPARATOR PANEL LOCATED IN THE ENGINE COMPARTMENT BETWEEN ENGINE AND FIREWALL COULD BEND IN THE EVENT SOMEONE LEANS ON IT DURING ENGINE MAINTENANCE, REPAIRS OR CHECKING OF FLUID LEVELS. A BENT PANEL COULD INTERFERE WITH THE FREE MOVEMENT OF THE ACCELERATOR LINKAGE.
Consequence
INTERFERENCE WITH THE FREE MOVEMENT OF THE ACCELERATORLINKAGE COULD RESULT IN UNWANTED ACCELERATION WHICH MAY CAUSE AN ACCIDENT.
Remedy
INSTALL REINFORCEMENT BRACKET TO SECURE SEPARATOR PANEL.
Notes
SYSTEM: THROTTLE LINKAGE.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS.
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