1976 VOLKSWAGEN RABBIT Recall - Recall ID 10612

1976 VOLKSWAGEN RABBIT Recall

NHTSA Campaign Number: 83V116000 
Vehicle/Equipment Make: VOLKSWAGEN 
Vehicle/Eqipment Model: RABBIT 
Model Year: 1976 
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Mfg Component Desc: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS 
Mfg Involved in Recall: VOLKSWAGEN OF AMERICA,INC 
Manufacture Dates: 04-01-74 through 07-01-79 
Type of Report: (V) Vehicle 
Potential # of Units Affected: 661,585 
Date Owner Notified by Mfg: 01-18-84 
Recall Initiated By: ODI 
Mfg Responsible for Recall: VOLKSWAGEN OF AMERICA, INC 
Report Recieved Date: 11-09-83 
Record Creation Date: 11-22-83 
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Defect Summary: BRAKE LINES INSTALLED UNDERNEATH THE CARPETING IN THE PASSENGER COMPARTMENT MAY RUST DUE TO THE ENTRY OF WATER AND ROAD SALT. IF RUSTING REMAINS UNCHECKED, IT PRODUCES LEAKS IN THE LINES AND BRAKE FLUID MAY BE LOST. 
Consequence Summary:  
Corrective Summary: THE DEALER WILL INSPECT AND, IF NECESSARY, REPLACE THE INTERIOR BRAKE LINES AT NO COST TO OWNER. OWNERS ARE ALSO ADVISED THAT ALL BRAKE LINES SHOULD BE INSPECTED AT TWO-YEAR INTERVALS. 
Notes: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES.SYSTEM: SERVICE BRAKES; BRAKE LINES.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: FAILURE OF ONE BRAKING CIRCUIT OF THE DUAL SYSTEMINCREASES THE VEHICLE STOPPING DISTANCE AND MAY RESULT IN A VEHICLE ACCIDENT.FAILURE OF BOTH MAY CAUSE TOTAL LOSS OF BRAKES.NOTE: OWNERS ARE CAUTIONED TO HAVE VEHICLES WITH FAILED BRAKES TOWED TO THEDEALER. INDICATION OF FAILURE IS EVIDENCED BY SOFT RESISTANCE OF THE PEDAL ORTRAVEL OF THE PEDAL ALMOST TO THE FLOOR. 
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1976 VOLKSWAGEN RABBIT Recall - Recall ID 10612 for VOLKSWAGEN RABBIT SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS

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