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

Make : VOLKSWAGEN Model : GOLF Year : 1986
Build Dates : 1985-10-01 - 1985-12-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 86V149000
Date Owner's Notified: 1986-11-07 Date Received by ODI: 1986-11-07 Date Added to Database: 1986-11-12
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 : 23000
Summary:
      MORE FUEL THAN PERMITTED BY FMVSS 301 MAY ESCAPE FROM THE FUEL TANK ASSEMBLY. CONSEQUENCE OF DEFECT: CARS ARE NOT IN COMPLIANCE WITH FMVSS 301.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      REPLACE THE FUEL TANK ASSEMBLY WITH A MODIFIED UNIT.
Report Initiator: OVSC V Report
Regulation Part Number: 571 Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 301
Notes:
      SYSTEM: FUEL TANK/FMVSS 301.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS.