1975 VOLKSWAGEN RABBIT Recall - Recall ID 10604

1975 VOLKSWAGEN RABBIT Recall

NHTSA Campaign Number: 06E018000 
Vehicle/Equipment Make: VOLKSWAGEN 
Vehicle/Eqipment Model: RABBIT 
Model Year: 1975 
Mfg Campaign Number: 171.611.701B 
Mfg Component Desc: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC 
Mfg Involved in Recall: FOREIGN PARTS DISTRIBUTORS, INC. 
Manufacture Dates:  
Type of Report: (E) Vehicle 
Potential # of Units Affected: 266 
Date Owner Notified by Mfg: 03-30-06 
Recall Initiated By: OVSC 
Mfg Responsible for Recall: VOLKSWAGEN OF AMERICA, INC 
Report Recieved Date: 03-01-06 
Record Creation Date: 03-01-06 
Regulation Part Number: 571 
FMVSS Number: 106 
Defect Summary: CERTAIN HYDRAULIC BRAKE HOSES, P/N 171.611.107B, SOLD AS REPLACEMENT EQUIPMENT FOR 1975-1985 VOLKSWAGEN (VW) RABBIT; 1985-1992 VW GOLF; AND 1980-1992 VW JETTA PASSENGER VEHICLES. POSSIBLE BRAKE HOSE RUPTURE COULD OCCUR WHICH FAILS TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 106, "BRAKE HOSES." 
Consequence Summary: BRAKE HOSE RUPTURE COULD RESULT IN LOSS OF BRAKING ABILITY, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN A VEHICLE CRASH. 
Corrective Summary: FOREIGN PARTS DISTRIBUTORS WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND REPLACE THE BRAKE HOSES WITH COMPLIANT BRAKE HOSES. THE RECALL BEGAN ON MARCH 30, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FOREIGN PARTS DISTRIBUTORS AT 305-885-8646 EXT. 11. 
Notes: CUSTOMERS MAY CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY: 1-800-424-9153); OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV. 
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1975 VOLKSWAGEN RABBIT Recall - Recall ID 10604 for VOLKSWAGEN RABBIT SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

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