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Volkswagen Golf Recall 95V054000

Body, Interior & Misc., May 5, 1995

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
May 5, 1995
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
104,000
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
95V054000
Component
EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL:JACKS

Summary
THE JACKS SUPPLIED WITH THESE VEHICLES WERE ASSEMBLED WITH AN IMPROPERLY MACHINED SPINDLE, SO THAT A SHARP RIDGE ON THE EDGE OF SPINDLE'S THREAD WOULD HAVE REMAINED.
Consequence
THIS RIDGE CAN DAMAGE THE INSIDE THREAD OF THE JACK'S SCISSOR SHOE WHEN THE JACK IS USED TO LIFT THE VEHICLE. THE JACK COULD COLLAPSE WITH THE POSSIBILITY THAT A PERSON STANDING CLOSE TO THE VEHICLE COULD BE INJURED.
Remedy
OWNERS WILL BE PROVIDED WITH A NEW JACK.
Notes
SYSTEM: EQUIPMENT; JACKS.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES.NOTE: IF A REPLACEMENT JACK HAS NOT BEEN PROVIDED FREE OF CHARGE WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME, PLEASE 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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