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April 10, 2000

1993 Volkswagen Eurovans Recalled

Washington, DC (SafetyAlerts) - The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has published the recall of certain 1993 Volkswagen Eurovans, manufactured between August 1992 - June 1993, because the connecting ends of the fuel feed and return hoses in the engine compartment can "settle" over time, which could cause the fastening clamps to lose their tight fit and permit fuel to seep out at the hose connection. This could lead to a fire if an ignition source is present.

Approximately 11,400 trucks are affected by this recall.  Dealers will replace the fuel feed and return hoses.

The manufacturer has reported that owner notification began during April 2000. Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact VW at 1-800-822-8987.

[NHTSA Recall No. 00V039/VWoA Recall No. UN]

Notice of this product warning was sent via email to SafeMail subscribers April 10, 2000.

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Did you know?
During 2001 there were over
1575 products recalled in the United
States for safety reasons!

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