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Volkswagen Golf Recall 95E034000

Drive Train, August 1, 1995

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
August 1, 1995
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
79
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
95E034000
Component
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

Summary
WHEN INSTALLED IN THE VEHICLES, A TIE WRAP IS USED TO GUIDE THE CRUISE CONTROL CABLE IN THE ENGINE COMPARTMENT. SOME TIE WRAPS HAVE BEEN INSTALLED WITH A LARGE LOOP OPENING IMPROPERLY GUIDING THE CABLE WHICH COULD PREVENT THE THROTTLE FROM RETURNING TO ITS FULL IDLE POSITION.
Consequence
THE ENGINE SPEED MAY NOT RETURN TO IDLE INCREASING THEPOTENTIAL FOR A VEHICLE COLLISION.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL REMOVE THE CRUISE CONTROL TIE WRAP AND INSTALL A NEWLY DESIGNED GUIDE.
Notes
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION:AFTERMARKET CRUISE CONTROL UNITS USED ON VOLKSWAGEN JETTA AND GOLF VEHICLES.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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