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1978 Volkswagen Dasher Recall Information

Component

SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:CALIPER

Manufacturer

VOLKSWAGEN OF AMERICA,INC

NHTSA Campaign ID77V184000
SummaryON THE INVOLVED VEHICLES, THE TWO GUIDE BOLTS FOR EACH OF THE LEFT AND RIGHT SIDE FREE-FLOATING FRONT BRAKE CALIPERS MAY NOT HAVE BEEN TIGHTENED ACCORDING TO SPECIFICATIONS DURING ASSEMBLY.
RemedyTHE DEALER WILL TIGHTEN THE FRONT BRAKE CALIPER GUIDE BOLTS TO SPECIFICATIONS, FREE OF CHARGE, WHERE FOUND NECESSARY.
NotesVEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES.SYSTEM: SERVICE BRAKES; FRONT BRAKE CALIPER BOLTS.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: SEVERELY LOOSE BOLTS MAY INTERFERE WITH BRAKINGCAPABILITY AND A VEHICLE ACCIDENT MAY RESULT.NOTE: BRAKE NOISE AND VIBRATIONS WHEN BRAKES ARE APPLIED MAY BE INDICATIONSTHAT THE BOLTS ARE LOOSE.

Component

FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM

Manufacturer

VOLKSWAGEN OF AMERICA,INC

Mfr Report Date19750901
NHTSA Campaign ID83V117000
SummaryTHE 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.
RemedyDEALER 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.
NotesVEHICLE 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.

Information provided by NHTSA
Data updated January 2021


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