VOLKSWAGEN JETTA 1990: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:CALIPER

Make : VOLKSWAGEN Model : JETTA Year : 1990
Build Dates : 1990-02-01 - 1990-06-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 90V142000
Date Owner's Notified: 1990-08-23 Date Received by ODI: 1990-08-06 Date Added to Database: 1990-08-22
Manufacturers Involved: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:CALIPER
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 11000
Summary:
      OMISSION OF AIR DUCTS INTENDED TO GUIDE FLOW OF COOLING AIR TO LEFT AND RIGHT FRONT BRAKE CALIPERS COULD ALLOW BRAKE FLUID TO EXCEED ALLOWABLE OPERATING TEMPERATURE UNDER CERTAIN OPERATING CONDITIONS.
Consequence:
      IF BRAKE FLUID BOILS, THIS COULD RESULT IN REDUCEDBRAKING PRESSURE WITH POTENTIAL FOR AN ACCIDENT.
Remedy:
      INSTALL MISSING LEFT AND RIGHT FRONT AIR DUCTS.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      SYSTEM: BRAKE CALIPER AIR DUCTS.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS.