VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT 1990: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

Make : VOLKSWAGEN Model : PASSAT Year : 1990
Build Dates : 1989-10-01 - 1992-06-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 92V131000
Date Owner's Notified: 1993-06-11 Date Received by ODI: 1992-09-15 Date Added to Database: 1992-09-29
Manufacturers Involved: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 12650
Summary:
      THE VENTURI TUBE LOCATED IN THE THROTTLE VALVE HOUSING CAN BECOME LOOSE AND FALL AGAINST THE THROTTLE PLATE.
Consequence:
      THE VENTURI TUBE CAN PARTIALLY BLOCK THE THROTTLE PLATEAND PREVENT IT FROM RETURNING TO ITS FULL IDLE POSITION, RESULTING IN UNWANTEDENGINE SPEED WHEN THE VEHICLE IS PLACED IN A FORWARD OR REVERSE GEAR.
Remedy:
      REPLACE THE PRESS-FIT VENTURI TUBE WITH A THREAD TYPE TUBE.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      SYSTEM: FUEL: THROTTLE VALVE HOUSING.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS WITH 16 VALVE ENGINES AND CALIFORNIAEMISSION CONTROL SYSTEMS.