1999 Volkswagen GOLF Structure Frame And Members Recall

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1999 Volkswagen GOLF Structure Frame And Members Recall

 NHTSA Recall #11825
NHTSA Compaign #99V022000
MFG Compaign #UF
 Model Year1999
 Date of notification15/02/99
 Begin date of manufacuring01/09/98
 End date of manufacturing31/01/99
Type of recallV
Recall initiatorODI
 Report received05/02/99
 Report created08/02/99
Regulation part number
FMV safety standard number
Estimated number of affected units36258
 Defect summaryVehicle description: passenger vehicles. The sound absorbing mat attached to the inside of the b-pillar side trim panel could have been improperly installed. Surface and edges of the mat could have been damaged during the assembly process. It could ignite when exposed to the exhaust gas of the seat belt pre-tensioner igniter in the event of a severe front or side collision.
 Consequence summaryThis could result in a fire.
 Corrective actionDealers will remove the matting materials from inside the b-pillar on both sides of the vehicle.
 Recall notesOwner notification began february 15, 1999. Owners who take their vehicles to an authorized dealer on an agreed upon service date and do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact vwoa at 1-877-270-4178. Also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's auto safety hotline at 1-888-dash-2-dot (1-888-327-4236).

  • 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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