VOLKSWAGEN GOLF 1995: EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL:JACKS

Make : VOLKSWAGEN Model : GOLF Year : 1995
Build Dates : 1993-04-01 - 1994-10-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 95V054000
Date Owner's Notified: 1995-05-05 Date Received by ODI: 1995-03-13 Date Added to Database: 1995-03-23
Manufacturers Involved: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL:JACKS
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 104000
Summary:
      THE JACKS SUPPLIED WITH THESE VEHICLES WERE ASSEMBLED WITH AN IMPROPERLY MACHINED SPINDLE, SO THAT A SHARP RIDGE ON THE EDGE OF SPINDLE'S THREAD WOULD HAVE REMAINED.
Consequence:
      THIS RIDGE CAN DAMAGE THE INSIDE THREAD OF THE JACK'S SCISSOR SHOE WHEN THE JACK IS USED TO LIFT THE VEHICLE. THE JACK COULD COLLAPSE WITH THE POSSIBILITY THAT A PERSON STANDING CLOSE TO THE VEHICLE COULD BE INJURED.
Remedy:
      OWNERS WILL BE PROVIDED WITH A NEW JACK.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      SYSTEM: EQUIPMENT; JACKS.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES.NOTE: IF A REPLACEMENT JACK HAS NOT BEEN PROVIDED FREE OF CHARGE WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME, PLEASE CONTACT VOLKSWAGEN AT 1-800-822-8987. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.