VOLKSWAGEN CABRIO 1991: SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM

Make : VOLKSWAGEN Model : CABRIO Year : 1991
Build Dates : 1991-08-01 - 1991-12-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 92V064000
Date Owner's Notified: 1992-06-10 Date Received by ODI: 1992-05-01 Date Added to Database: 1992-05-12
Manufacturers Involved: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 890
Summary:
      THE TRACK CONTROL ARMS USED TO SUPPORT THE FRONT WHEELS WERE IMPROPERLY WELDED IN THE AREA OF THE FLEXIBLE BUSHING MOUNTING HOLE. THIS CAUSES A GRADUAL OPENING OF THE MOUNTING HOLE AND LOOSENING OF THE BUSHING.
Consequence:
      THE ENLARGED OPENING OF THE MOUNTING HOLE RESULTS INFRONT WHEEL MISALIGNMENT CAUSING STEERING PULL WITH THE POTENTIAL FOR ANACCIDENT.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND REPLACE THE FRONT SUSPENSION CONTROL ARMS WHERE NECESSARY.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      SYSTEM: SUSPENSION.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS.