1975 VOLKSWAGEN RABBIT Recall - Recall ID 10607

1975 VOLKSWAGEN RABBIT Recall

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NHTSA Campaign Number: 80V035000 
Vehicle/Equipment Make: VOLKSWAGEN 
Vehicle/Eqipment Model: RABBIT 
Model Year: 1975 
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Mfg Component Desc: STRUCTURE:BODY 
Mfg Involved in Recall: VOLKSWAGEN OF AMERICA,INC 
Manufacture Dates: 09-01-74 through 06-01-79 
Type of Report: (V) Vehicle 
Potential # of Units Affected: 140,000 
Date Owner Notified by Mfg: 06-09-80 
Recall Initiated By: ODI 
Mfg Responsible for Recall: VOLKSWAGEN OF AMERICA, INC 
Report Recieved Date: 03-26-80 
Record Creation Date: 04-02-80 
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Defect Summary: ON SOME VEHICLES, THE FENDER OPENING THROUGH WHICH THE ANTENNA CABLE IS ROUTED MAY NOT BE PROPERLY SEALED. AS A RESULT, SPLASHED WATER FROM THE TIRES COULD ENTER PASSENGER COMPARTMENT THROUGH THE OPENING, ENTER THE FUSE RELAY BOARD AND CAUSE CORROSION OF THE TERMINALS. ALSO, BECAUSE WATER IS A GOOD CONDUCTOR OF ELECTRICITY, THE STARTER CAN BE ACTIVATED ACCIDENTALLY; THE HIGH FLOW OF ELECTRICITY MAY EXHAUST THE BATTERY WITHIN A SHORT PERIOD OF TIME. THUS RESTARTING THE ENGINE WOULD BECOME IMPOSSIBLE AND PARKING LIGHTS AND EMERGENCY FLASHERS WOULD BECOME INOPERATIVE. 
Consequence Summary:  
Corrective Summary: DEALER WILL INSPECT AND, IF NECESSARY, SEAL THE RADIO ANTENNA HOLES AND REPLACE CORRODED COMPONENTS WITHOUT CHARGE TO OWNER.. 
Notes: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS.SYSTEM: STRUCTURE; ANTENNA CABLE OPENING.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: VEHICLE WOULD BECOME DISABLED AND A VEHICLE ACCIDENTCOULD OCCUR IF TRAFFIC IS PRESENT. 
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1975 VOLKSWAGEN RABBIT Recall - Recall ID 10607 for VOLKSWAGEN RABBIT STRUCTURE:BODY

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