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Volkswagen Corrado Recall 93V102000

Electrical & Lights, July 28, 1993

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
July 28, 1993
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
4,300
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
93V102000
Component
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:FRONT UNDERHOOD

Summary
AN ENGINE COMPARTMENT ELECTRICAL WIRING HARNESS MAY HAVE BEEN ROUTED TOO CLOSE TO A SHEET METAL EDGE. THE WIRING CAN BECOME DAMAGED DURING NORMAL VEHICLE OPERATION DUE TO CHAFING, RESULTING IN AN ELECTRICAL SHORT.
Consequence
IF A SHORT OCCURS, EITHER THE ENGINE COULD STALL ORTHE RADIATOR FAN COULD STOP OPERATING CAUSING THE ENGINE TO OVERHEAT. EITHERCONDITION COULD RESULT IN A VEHICLE ACCIDENT.
Remedy
REROUTE AND SECURE VARIOUS WIRING HARNESSES INSIDE THE ENGINE COMPARTMENT.
Notes
SYSTEM: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS EQUIPPED WITH A VR6 ENGINE.
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