1974 VOLKSWAGEN THING Recall - Recall ID 14938

1974 VOLKSWAGEN THING Recall

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NHTSA Campaign Number: 74V047000 
Vehicle/Equipment Make: VOLKSWAGEN 
Vehicle/Eqipment Model: THING 
Model Year: 1974 
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Mfg Component Desc: POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:CONSTANT VELOCITY JOINT 
Mfg Involved in Recall: VOLKSWAGEN OF AMERICA,INC 
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Type of Report: (V) Vehicle 
Potential # of Units Affected: 3,000 
Date Owner Notified by Mfg: 03-22-74 
Recall Initiated By: MFR 
Mfg Responsible for Recall: VOLKSWAGEN OF AMERICA, INC 
Report Recieved Date: 03-20-74 
Record Creation Date: 10-12-79 
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Notes: VOLKSWAGEN CAMPAIGN NO T-12/74.THE THING.POSSIBILITY THAT DURING A CHANGEIN PRODUCTION TO MODIFY THE CONSTANT VELOCITY JOINTS CONNECTING THE FLANGEDOUTPUT SHAFT OF THE TRANSMISSION TO THE REAR WHEELS, A GASKET SEALING INSTEADOF SURFACE TO SURFACE SEALING WAS INTRODUCED.THESE JOINTS WERE SIMULTANEOUSLYUSED IN PRODUCTION AND GASKETS WERE INADVERTENTLY INSTALLED ON THE DISCONTINUEDTYPE CONSTANT VELOCITY JOINTS.THIS COULD RESULT IN ONE OR BOTH OF THE AXLEASSEMBLIES SEPARATING FROM THE VEHICLE WITH THE RESULT OF LOSS OF POWER.(CORRECT BY INSPECTING AND REMOVING GASKETS AND RETORQUE BOLTS TOSPECIFICATIONS). 
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1974 VOLKSWAGEN THING Recall - Recall ID 14938 for VOLKSWAGEN THING POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:CONSTANT VELOCITY JOINT

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