1981 VOLKSWAGEN JETTA RECALLS

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1981 VOLKSWAGEN JETTA Recall

Item Affected: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

Date Announced: 03/01/2006

Description of Recall: CERTAIN HYDRAULIC BRAKE HOSES, P/N 171.611.107B, SOLD AS REPLACEMENT EQUIPMENT FOR 1975-1985 VOLKSWAGEN (VW) RABBIT; 1985-1992 VW GOLF; AND 1980-1992 VW JETTA PASSENGER VEHICLES. POSSIBLE BRAKE HOSE RUPTURE COULD OCCUR WHICH FAILS TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 106, "BRAKE HOSES."

Conequence: BRAKE HOSE RUPTURE COULD RESULT IN LOSS OF BRAKING ABILITY, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN A VEHICLE CRASH.

Action Need To Fix It: FOREIGN PARTS DISTRIBUTORS WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND REPLACE THE BRAKE HOSES WITH COMPLIANT BRAKE HOSES. THE RECALL BEGAN ON MARCH 30, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FOREIGN PARTS DISTRIBUTORS AT 305-885-8646 EXT. 11.

Notes: CUSTOMERS MAY CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY: 1-800-424-9153); OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.


1981 VOLKSWAGEN JETTA Recall

Item Affected: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM

Date Announced: 11/09/1983

Description of Recall: THE FUEL PUMP MAY STOP FUNCTIONING WITHOUT WARNING. THIS CAN OCCUR BECAUSE AN ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR IN THE FUSE PANEL MAY OVERHEAT AND INTERRUPT THE ELECTRICAL CIRCUIT.

Conequence:

Action Need To Fix It: DEALER WILL INSPECT THE FUSE BOX AND ITS CONNECTORS FOR CORROSION, AND CORRECT WHERE NECESSARY. A BYPASS ADAPTER TO THE FUEL PUMP ELECTRICAL CIRCUIT WILL BE INSTALLED.

Notes: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH FUEL INJECTION.SYSTEM: FUEL SYSTEM; ELECTRIC FUEL PUMP.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: IF THE FUEL PUMP STOPS FUNCTIONING, THE ENGINE WILLSTALL OR FAIL TO START. A STALLED VEHICLE COULD CAUSE AN ACCIDENT ON THEHIGHWAY.


1981 VOLKSWAGEN JETTA Recall

Item Affected: EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS

Date Announced: 10/23/1980

Description of Recall: TIRE LABELS WRITTEN IN FRENCH WERE INADVERTENTLY AFFIXED TO VEHICLES IN U.S.. THIS FAILS TO CONFORM TO FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 110, " TIRE SELECTION AND RIMS".

Conequence:

Action Need To Fix It: THE DEALER WILL CORRECT THE INVOLVED VEHICLES PRIOR TO THEIR FIRST RETAIL SALE BY INSTALLING THE CORRECT LABELS.

Notes: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES.SYSTEM: EQUIPMENT; CERTIFICATION LABELS (TIRES).CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: OMISSION OF A TIRE LABEL WRITTEN IN ENGLISH COULDRESULT IN THE SELECTION OF INCORRECT TIRE AND RIM REPLACEMENT PARTS. THIS WOULDCREATE AN UNSAFE DRIVING CONDITION WHICH COULD LEAD TO AN ACCIDENT.


1981 VOLKSWAGEN JETTA Recall

Item Affected: SUSPENSION:FRONT

Date Announced: 11/28/1980

Description of Recall: THE LOCKWASHER FOR THE TWO BOLTS HOLDING THE LEFT AND RIGHT AXLE STRUT TO THE AXLE BEARING HOUSING, AS WELL AS THE BOLT HOLDING THE WISHBONE TO THE CROSSMEMBER, MAY HAVE BEEN IMPROPERLY MANUFACTURED. SOME OF THESE WASHERS ARE TOO BRITTLE. THIS MAY LEAD TO BREAKAGE DUE TO EXCESS CARBON DEPOSITS.

Conequence:

Action Need To Fix It: THE DEALER WILL INSPECT AND, IF NECESSARY, REPLACE THE LOCK WASHERS AT NO CHARGE.

Notes: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES.SYSTEM: POWER TRAIN; FRONT AXLE BOLT LOCK WASHER.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: SHOULD THIS HAPPEN, THE ATTACHMENT BOLT/NUT COMBINATIONWOULD LOSE ITS PROPER TORQUE. THIS COULD POSSIBLY RESULT IN LOSS OF VEHICLECONTROL AND AN ACCIDENT.



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