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Volkswagen Cabriolet Recall 91V201000

Engine, December 13, 1991

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
December 13, 1991
NHTSA Action Number
EA91016
Potential Number of Units Affected
51,000
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
91V201000
Component
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY

Summary
A CRACK CAN DEVELOP IN THE FUEL TANK ADJACENT TO A SEAM WELD IN THE REAR OF THE TANK.
Consequence
FUEL CAN LEAK FROM THE CRACKED FUEL TANK WHICH COULDCATCH FIRE IN THE PRESENCE OF A SOURCE OF IGNITION.
Remedy
CHECK VEHICLE WITH A SPECIALLY DESIGNED TOOL FOR THE PRESENCE OF A FUEL TANK CRACK, AND REPLACE FUEL TANK IF DEFECT IS FOUND.
Notes
SYSTEM: FUEL TANK.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS.
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