1992 Golf & GTI Recall Notices

These Recall Notices were issued by The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration

and apply to Volkswagens sold in the United States only.

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number :
Make/Model/Year :
Causing Fault :
Resulting Fault :
Component:
Manufacturer:
Year of Recall:
Potential Number of Units Affected:
Summary:


Consequence of Defect:




Corrective Action:

System:
Vehicle Description:

Updated:
92V131000
VOLKSWAGEN/GTI/1992
DISCONNECTED,FELL OFF,APART
ENGINE RUNAWAY,SUDDEN ACCELERATION(5-83)
FUEL:THROTTLE LINKAGES AND CONTROL
VOLKSWAGEN OF AMERICA,INC
1992
12,650
THE VENTURI TUBE LOCATED IN THE THROTTLE VALVE
HOUSING CAN BECOME LOOSE AND FALL AGAINST THE
THROTTLE PLATE.
THE VENTURI TUBE CAN PARTIALLY BLOCK THE THROTTLE
PLATE AND PREVENT IT FROM RETURNING TO ITS FULL
IDLE POSITION, RESULTING IN UNWANTED ENGINE SPEED
WHEN THE VEHICLE IS PLACED IN A FORWARD OR REVERSE
GEAR.
REPLACE THE PRESS-FIT VENTURI TUBE WITH A THREAD
TYPE TUBE.
THROTTLE VALVE HOUSING.
PASSENGER CARS WITH 16 VALVE ENGINES AND
CALIFORNIA EMISSION CONTROL SYSTEMS.
August 24, 1997

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