1973 Volkswagen Beetle Recall Information

Component

STRUCTURE:BODY:BUMPERS

Manufacturer

VOLKSWAGEN OF AMERICA,INC

NHTSA Campaign ID73V006000
NotesVOLKSWAGEN CAMPAIGN NO T-8/73.SUPER BEETLE MODEL 133.POSSIBILITY THAT THEREINFORCEMENT ELEMENT FOR FRONT BUMPER WAS OMITTED IN PRODUCTION.ALSO, THEMATERIAL THICKNESS OF THE REAR BUMPER WAS INADEQUATE.(CORRECTBY INSPECTINGAND REPLACE WITH PROPER BUMPERS.)

Component

EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS

Manufacturer

VOLKSWAGEN OF AMERICA,INC

NHTSA Campaign ID72V257000
NotesVOLKSWAGEN CAMPAIGN NO BJ.SUPER BEETLE.INCORRECT CERTIFICATION LABELS WEREAFFIXED WITH INCORRECT CHASSIS NUMBERS.(CORRECT BY INSTALLING CORRECTNUMBERED LABELS).

Component

SEAT BELTS:FRONT:ANCHORAGE

Manufacturer

VOLKSWAGEN OF AMERICA,INC

Mfr Report Date19730501
NHTSA Campaign ID73V133000
NotesBEETLE AND SUPERBEETLE.POSSIBILITY THAT THE MOUNTING BRACKET OF THE SEAT BELTRETRACTOR MAY DEVELOP CRACKS AND THE BOLTS HOLDING THE MOUNTING BRACKET MAY NOTHAVE BEEN TIGHTENED TO SPECIFICATIONS.ALSO THE CONTACT IN THE SEAT BELTBUCKLE DESIGNED TO ACTIVATE THE WARNING SYSTEM MAY BE DEFECTIVE.(CORRECT BYINSPECTING AND INSTALLING COMPLETE SEAT BELT AND BUCKLE ASSEMBLIES).

Information provided by NHTSA
Data updated October 2019


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