VOLKSWAGEN JETTA 1990: STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM

Make : VOLKSWAGEN Model : JETTA Year : 1990
Build Dates : 1989-08-01 - 1989-11-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 90V007000
Date Owner's Notified: 1990-03-22 Date Received by ODI: 1990-01-22 Date Added to Database: 1990-01-31
Manufacturers Involved: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 225
Summary:
      POWER STEERING PUMP BRACKET IS SUBJECT TO BREAKAGE DUE TO EXCESSIVE TENSION CAUSED BY A LACK OF CLEARANCE BETWEEN THE PUMP MOUNTING BRACKET AND SEALING FLANGE EDGE OF THE OIL PAN.
Consequence:
      BRACKET BREAKAGE COULD ALLOW POWER STEERING PUMP TO LOOSEN AND DRIVE BELT TO SLIP, RESULTING IN THE NEED FOR UNEXPECTED INCREASED STEERING FORCE WITH THE POTENTIAL FOR AN ACCIDENT.
Remedy:
      REPLACE POWER STEERING PUMP BRACKET.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      SYSTEM: STEERING POWER ASSIST.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS.