Year: 1980 Make: VOLKSWAGEN Model: Dasher

Number of OPEN Recalls 2


NHTSA Recall Number:  83V117000
Recall Date:  09 November 1983

SUMMARY
THE 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.

CONSEQUENCE

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MANUFACTURER NOTES
VEHICLE 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.

NHTSA Recall Number:  80V146000
Recall Date:  12 November 1980

SUMMARY
ON CERTAIN VEHICLES, POROUS SPOTS MAY HAVE DEVELOPED ON THE INTERIOR SURFACE OF THE THREADED HOLE FOR THE BRAKE HOSE DURING THE MOULDING PROCESS. THESE SPOTS ALLOW BRAKE FLUID TO SEEP FROM THE CALIPERS DURING HEAVY BRAKE APPLICATIONS.

CONSEQUENCE

REMEDY

MANUFACTURER NOTES
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES.SYSTEM: SERVICE BRAKES; HYDRAULIC DISC CALIPER.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: PROLONGED SEEPAGE, WHICH COULD OCCUR ON BOTH FRONTCALIPERS, WILL REDUCE THE BRAKE FLUID LEVEL IN THE RESERVOIR. THIS COULD LEADTO A BRAKE FAILURE AND VEHICLE ACCIDENT.