1989 Volkswagen FOX Steering Wheel And Handle Bar Recall

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1989 Volkswagen FOX Steering Wheel And Handle Bar Recall

 NHTSA Recall #27147
NHTSA Compaign #88V187000
MFG Compaign #
 ManufacturerVOLKSWAGEN OF AMERICA,INC
 SupplierVOLKSWAGEN
 BrandVOLKSWAGEN
 ModelFOX
 Model Year1989
 ComponentSTEERING:WHEEL AND HANDLE BAR
 Date of notification23/02/89
 Begin date of manufacuring01/01/86
 End date of manufacturing01/11/88
Type of recallV
Recall initiatorODI
 Report received01/12/88
 Report created09/12/88
Regulation part number
FMV safety standard number
Estimated number of affected units104000
 Defect summarySteering wheel/shaft designed to use surface friction may loose this friction if grease or oil is present on the coneshaped surface of the steering shaft.
 Consequence summaryIf the above condition is present and the steering wheelnut is torqued lower than specified, break of the friction lock could result inloosening and separation of the steering wheel.
 Corrective actionRemove the steering wheel of vehicles and clean friction surface and install a spring retainer, replace the steering wheel nut with a self locking nut.
 Recall notesSystem: steering. Vehicle description: passenger cars.
  • What is Recall?

    A recall is when a product is removed from the market or a correction is made to the product because it is either defective or potentially harmful.
  • What is Failure?

    Failure is the state or condition of not meeting a desirable or intended objective, and may be viewed as the opposite of success. Product failure ranges from failure to sell the product to fracture of the product, in the worst cases leading to personal injury, the province of forensic engineering.
  • What is Defect?

    Non-conformance of a car component with the specified requirements, or non-fulfillment of user expectations, including the safety aspects.
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