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Volkswagen Jetta Recall 91V064000

Volkswagen Recalls 1991 Jettas Due to Cruise Control Rod Issue

Recall Details

Volkswagen has recalled certain 1991 Jettas because the lock nut of the cruise control rod for the operating servo may not have been properly torqued during manufacture. This can allow the road adjustment to change, which increases engine idle speed and stopping distance. Dealers will check and properly torque the lock nut.

Drive Train, April 22, 1991

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
April 22, 1991
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
550
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
91V064000
Component
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:LINKAGES

Summary
THE LOCK NUT OF THE CRUISE CONTROL ROD FOR THE OPERATING SERVO MAY NOT HAVE BEEN PROPERLY TORQUED DURING MANUFACTURE.
Consequence
INADEQUATE TORQUE OF THE LOCK NUT COULD ALLOW THE ROD ADJUSTMENT TO CHANGE. THIS COULD INCREASE THE ENGINE IDLE SPEED, AND POSSIBLY INCREASE STOPPING DISTANCE WITH A POTENTIAL FOR A VEHICLE ACCIDENT.
Remedy
CHECK AND ASSURE PROPER LOCK NUT TORQUE ON THE CRUISE CONTROL ROD.
Notes
SYSTEM: CRUISE CONTROL.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS; CALIFORNIA MODELS EQUIPPED WITH CRUISE CONTROL.
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