VOLKSWAGEN CABRIO 1991: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

Make : VOLKSWAGEN Model : CABRIO Year : 1991
Build Dates : 1989-08-01 - 1990-11-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 91V162000
Date Owner's Notified: 1992-01-09 Date Received by ODI: 1991-09-11 Date Added to Database: 1991-09-25
Manufacturers Involved: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 11300
Summary:
      THE CENTER OF THE WATER SEPARATOR PANEL LOCATED IN THE ENGINE COMPARTMENT BETWEEN ENGINE AND FIREWALL COULD BEND IN THE EVENT SOMEONE LEANS ON IT DURING ENGINE MAINTENANCE, REPAIRS OR CHECKING OF FLUID LEVELS. A BENT PANEL COULD INTERFERE WITH THE FREE MOVEMENT OF THE ACCELERATOR LINKAGE.
Consequence:
      INTERFERENCE WITH THE FREE MOVEMENT OF THE ACCELERATORLINKAGE COULD RESULT IN UNWANTED ACCELERATION WHICH MAY CAUSE AN ACCIDENT.
Remedy:
      INSTALL REINFORCEMENT BRACKET TO SECURE SEPARATOR PANEL.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      SYSTEM: THROTTLE LINKAGE.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS.