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Volkswagen Jetta Recall 90V142000

Brakes, August 23, 1990

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
August 23, 1990
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
11,000
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
90V142000
Component
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:CALIPER

Summary
OMISSION OF AIR DUCTS INTENDED TO GUIDE FLOW OF COOLING AIR TO LEFT AND RIGHT FRONT BRAKE CALIPERS COULD ALLOW BRAKE FLUID TO EXCEED ALLOWABLE OPERATING TEMPERATURE UNDER CERTAIN OPERATING CONDITIONS.
Consequence
IF BRAKE FLUID BOILS, THIS COULD RESULT IN REDUCEDBRAKING PRESSURE WITH POTENTIAL FOR AN ACCIDENT.
Remedy
INSTALL MISSING LEFT AND RIGHT FRONT AIR DUCTS.
Notes
SYSTEM: BRAKE CALIPER AIR DUCTS.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS.
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