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Volkswagen Passat Recall 92V058000

Engine, May 22, 1992

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
May 22, 1992
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
358,000
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
92V058000
Component
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

Summary
THE FUEL HOSE ATTACHED TO THE FUEL DISTRIBUTION RAIL ON THE ENGINE MAY SHRINK BEYOND THE CLAMP FORCE OF THE FUEL HOSE CLAMPS, ALLOWING FUEL TO LEAK.
Consequence
FUEL LEAKAGE IN THE ENGINE COMPARTMENT CAN CAUSE AN UNDERHOOD FIRE IF THE FUEL COMES IN CONTACT WITH A SOURCE OF IGNITION.
Remedy
REPLACE THE FUEL HOSE ATTACHED TO THE FUEL RAIL AND INSTALL A NEW SPRING TYPE SELF-TIGHTENING CLAMP.
Notes
SYSTEM: FUEL LINES.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION:PASSENGER CARS.
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