1992 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT

Report Date:
September 15, 1992
Campaign Number:
92V131000
Component:
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

Summary:
THE VENTURI TUBE LOCATED IN THE THROTTLE VALVE HOUSING CAN BECOME LOOSE AND FALL AGAINST THE THROTTLE PLATE.

Consequence Summary:
THE VENTURI TUBE CAN PARTIALLY BLOCK THE THROTTLE PLATEAND PREVENT IT FROM RETURNING TO ITS FULL IDLE POSITION, RESULTING IN UNWANTEDENGINE SPEED WHEN THE VEHICLE IS PLACED IN A FORWARD OR REVERSE GEAR.

Corrective Summary:
REPLACE THE PRESS-FIT VENTURI TUBE WITH A THREAD TYPE TUBE.