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Volkswagen Cabriolet Recall 92V064000

Suspension & Steering, June 10, 1992

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
June 10, 1992
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
890
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
92V064000
Component
SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM

Summary
THE TRACK CONTROL ARMS USED TO SUPPORT THE FRONT WHEELS WERE IMPROPERLY WELDED IN THE AREA OF THE FLEXIBLE BUSHING MOUNTING HOLE. THIS CAUSES A GRADUAL OPENING OF THE MOUNTING HOLE AND LOOSENING OF THE BUSHING.
Consequence
THE ENLARGED OPENING OF THE MOUNTING HOLE RESULTS INFRONT WHEEL MISALIGNMENT CAUSING STEERING PULL WITH THE POTENTIAL FOR ANACCIDENT.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND REPLACE THE FRONT SUSPENSION CONTROL ARMS WHERE NECESSARY.
Notes
SYSTEM: SUSPENSION.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS.
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