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Volkswagen Fox Recall 91V087000

Engine, July 5, 1991

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
July 5, 1991
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
2,000
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
91V087000
Component
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

Summary
METAL FUEL LINES WITH AN INCORRECT CONTOUR WERE INSTALLED IN THE ENGINE COMPARTMENT. THE INCORRECT CONTOUR CAN CAUSE THE METAL FUEL LINE TO RUB AGAINST THE INTAKE MANIFOLD.
Consequence
PROLONGED RUBBING OF THE FUEL LINE AGAINST THE INTAKEMANIFOLD COULD CAUSE A FUEL LINE LEAK, AND RESULT IN AN ENGINE COMPARTMENT FIREIF THE LEAKING FUEL LINE IS EXPOSED TO A SOURCE OF IGNITION.
Remedy
REPLACE FUEL LINE WITH CORRECTLY CONTOURED FUEL LINE.
Notes
SYSTEM: METAL FUEL LINE.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS.
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