VOLKSWAGEN GOLF 1986: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY

Make : VOLKSWAGEN Model : GOLF Year : 1986
Build Dates : 1984-10-01 - 1985-09-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 86V029000
Date Owner's Notified: 1986-05-19 Date Received by ODI: 1986-02-20 Date Added to Database: 1986-02-26
Manufacturers Involved: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
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Component: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 77000
Summary:
      MORE FUEL THAN PERMITTED BY FMVSS 301 MAY ESCAPE FROM THE FUEL TANK ASSEMBLY UNDER THE TEST CONDITIONS DESCRIBED IN THE STANDARD. CONSEQUENCE OF DEFECT: IF THE CAR IS INVOLVED IN AN ACCIDENT, THE FUEL SPILLAGE MAY RESULT IN A FIRE.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      REPLACE THE FUEL TANK ASSEMBLY WITH A MODIFIED UNIT.
Report Initiator: OVSC V Report
Regulation Part Number: 573 Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 301
Notes:
      SYSTEM: FUEL/FMVSS 301. VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS.