1989 Volkswagen Cabriolet

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Cabriolet

FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY

Recall number: 94V065000
Recall date: 04/08/1994

Problem Summary:

A CRACK CAN DEVELOP IN THE FUEL TANK ADJACENT TO A SEAM WELD IN THE REAR OF THE TANK.

Consequence:

FUEL CAN LEAK FROM THE CRACKED FUEL TANK WHICH COULD CATCH FIRE IN THE PRESENCE OF A SOURCE OF IGNITION.

Corrective Action:

DEALERS WILL CHECK THE VEHICLE WITH A SPECIALLY DESIGNED TOOL FOR THE PRESENCE OF A TANK CRACK, AND REPLACE THE FUEL TANK IF THE DEFECT IS PRESENT.

The manufacturer first notified owners of this recall on 08/15/1994.

This recall affects vehicles manufactured between 08/01/1986 and 08/01/1989.


FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY

Recall number: 91V201000
Recall date: 11/18/1991

Problem Summary:

A CRACK CAN DEVELOP IN THE FUEL TANK ADJACENT TO A SEAM WELD IN THE REAR OF THE TANK.

Consequence:

FUEL CAN LEAK FROM THE CRACKED FUEL TANK WHICH COULDCATCH FIRE IN THE PRESENCE OF A SOURCE OF IGNITION.

Corrective Action:

CHECK VEHICLE WITH A SPECIALLY DESIGNED TOOL FOR THE PRESENCE OF A FUEL TANK CRACK, AND REPLACE FUEL TANK IF DEFECT IS FOUND.

The manufacturer first notified owners of this recall on 12/13/1991.

This recall affects vehicles manufactured between 08/01/1986 and 08/01/1989.


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