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Volkswagen EuroVan Recall 97V016001

Engine, April 9, 1997

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
April 9, 1997
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
201
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
97V016001
Component
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY

Summary
DURING THE INSTALLATION OF THE CAMPER EQUIPMENT, AN IMPROPERLY ADJUSTED POWER TOOL DRILL BIT PUNCTURED THE FUEL TANK VAPOR CONTAINER.
Consequence
FUEL VAPORS CAN ESCAPE WHICH COULD CAUSE A VEHICLE FIRE.
Remedy
VOLKSWAGEN DEALERS, ON BEHALF OF WINNEBAGO, WILL CHECK THE FUEL VAPOR CONTAINER FOR THE DEFECT AND IF A DEFECT IS PRESENT, THE FUEL VAPOR CONTAINER, WILL BE REPLACED.
Notes
OWNER NOTIFICATION: OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN APRIL 9, 1997.NOTE:OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT VOLKSWAGEN AT 1-800-822-8987.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.
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