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1987 Volkswagen Scirocco Recalls

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FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP

Manufacturer

VOLKSWAGEN OF AMERICA,INC

Mfr Report Date19840801
NHTSA Campaign ID87V053000
SummaryFUEL PUMP, LOCATED INSIDE FUEL TANK, COULD SEIZE DURING HIGH AMBIENT TEMPERATURES BECAUSE OF AN EXTREME FINE MESH FUEL FILTER RESTRICTING THE FUEL FLOW.
ConsequenceFUEL SUPPLY TO ENGINE WOULD BE PARTIALLY INTERRUPTED,RESULTING IN STALLING.
RemedyINSTALL A MODIFIED FUEL PUMP AND FILTER.
NotesSYSTEM: FUEL PUMP.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS EQUIPPED WITH A DUAL FUEL PUMP SYSTEM.

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FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY

Manufacturer

VOLKSWAGEN OF AMERICA,INC

Mfr Report Date19860801
NHTSA Campaign ID91V201000
SummaryA CRACK CAN DEVELOP IN THE FUEL TANK ADJACENT TO A SEAM WELD IN THE REAR OF THE TANK.
ConsequenceFUEL CAN LEAK FROM THE CRACKED FUEL TANK WHICH COULDCATCH FIRE IN THE PRESENCE OF A SOURCE OF IGNITION.
RemedyCHECK VEHICLE WITH A SPECIALLY DESIGNED TOOL FOR THE PRESENCE OF A FUEL TANK CRACK, AND REPLACE FUEL TANK IF DEFECT IS FOUND.
NotesSYSTEM: FUEL TANK.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS.

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Data updated February 2022