Latest VW RABBIT Recallshttp://www.arfc.org/rss/feeds/autos/vw/rabbitThe latest automotive recalls from the National Highway Transportation Safety AdministrationTue, 18 Jun 2024 21:59:17 GMTen-us1440Copyright 2024, Eladrel Technologies, LLCAutomotive2009 VW RABBIT RECALLED FOR ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROLVolkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain model year 2009-2010 Volkswagen Jetta A5 Sedan, 2009 Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen, Eos, GTI, Rabbit and Audi A3 vehicles, and 2010 Volkswagen Golf A6 vehicles. The Antilock Brake System (ABS) control unit may fail during ABS or Electronic Stability Control (ESC) activation, possibly causing a loss of vehicle control. http://www.arfc.org/autos/vw/rabbit/recalls/000064066000451813000001145/recall.aspxTue, 20 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT2009 VW RABBIT RECALLED FOR SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC, ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIPVolkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain model year 2009-2010 Volkswagen Jetta A5 Sedan, 2009 Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen, Eos, GTI, Rabbit and Audi A3 vehicles, and 2010 Volkswagen Golf A6 vehicles. The Antilock Brake System (ABS) control unit may fail during ABS or Electronic Stability Control (ESC) activation, possibly causing a loss of vehicle control. http://www.arfc.org/autos/vw/rabbit/recalls/000064066000451813000000084/recall.aspxTue, 20 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT2009 VW RABBIT RECALLED FOR FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE, DELIVERY, HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGSVOLKSWAGEN IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2006-2010 JETTA, NEW BEETLE, NEW BEETLE CONVERTIBLE, MODEL YEAR 2009 JETTA SPORTWAGEN AND MODEL YEAR 2007-2009 RABBIT VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 2.5L ENGINES. THE JETTA, JETTA SPORTWAGEN, AND RABBIT VEHICLES MAY HAVE A SMALL PLASTIC TAB LOCATED ON THE WINDSHIELD WASHER FLUID RESERVOIR THAT MAY CHAFE AGAINST AN UNDERHOOD FUEL SUPPLY LINE. THE NEW BEETLE AND THE NEW BEETLE CONVERTIBLE VEHICLES MAY HAVE A FASTENING CLAMP ON A HYDRAULIC HOSE OF THE POWER STEERING SYSTEM THAT MAY BE LOCATED IN AN IMPROPER POSITION WHICH COULD CAUSE CHAFING AGAINST AN UNDERHOOD FUEL SUPPLY LINE.http://www.arfc.org/autos/vw/rabbit/recalls/000038621000451813000000153/recall.aspxFri, 10 Dec 2010 00:00:00 GMT2008 VW RABBIT RECALLED FOR FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE, DELIVERY, HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGSVOLKSWAGEN IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2006-2010 JETTA, NEW BEETLE, NEW BEETLE CONVERTIBLE, MODEL YEAR 2009 JETTA SPORTWAGEN AND MODEL YEAR 2007-2009 RABBIT VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 2.5L ENGINES. THE JETTA, JETTA SPORTWAGEN, AND RABBIT VEHICLES MAY HAVE A SMALL PLASTIC TAB LOCATED ON THE WINDSHIELD WASHER FLUID RESERVOIR THAT MAY CHAFE AGAINST AN UNDERHOOD FUEL SUPPLY LINE. THE NEW BEETLE AND THE NEW BEETLE CONVERTIBLE VEHICLES MAY HAVE A FASTENING CLAMP ON A HYDRAULIC HOSE OF THE POWER STEERING SYSTEM THAT MAY BE LOCATED IN AN IMPROPER POSITION WHICH COULD CAUSE CHAFING AGAINST AN UNDERHOOD FUEL SUPPLY LINE.http://www.arfc.org/autos/vw/rabbit/recalls/000038621000223273000000153/recall.aspxFri, 10 Dec 2010 00:00:00 GMT2007 VW RABBIT RECALLED FOR FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE, DELIVERY, HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGSVOLKSWAGEN IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2006-2010 JETTA, NEW BEETLE, NEW BEETLE CONVERTIBLE, MODEL YEAR 2009 JETTA SPORTWAGEN AND MODEL YEAR 2007-2009 RABBIT VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 2.5L ENGINES. THE JETTA, JETTA SPORTWAGEN, AND RABBIT VEHICLES MAY HAVE A SMALL PLASTIC TAB LOCATED ON THE WINDSHIELD WASHER FLUID RESERVOIR THAT MAY CHAFE AGAINST AN UNDERHOOD FUEL SUPPLY LINE. THE NEW BEETLE AND THE NEW BEETLE CONVERTIBLE VEHICLES MAY HAVE A FASTENING CLAMP ON A HYDRAULIC HOSE OF THE POWER STEERING SYSTEM THAT MAY BE LOCATED IN AN IMPROPER POSITION WHICH COULD CAUSE CHAFING AGAINST AN UNDERHOOD FUEL SUPPLY LINE.http://www.arfc.org/autos/vw/rabbit/recalls/000038621000218684000000153/recall.aspxFri, 10 Dec 2010 00:00:00 GMT2008 VW RABBIT RECALLED FOR EXTERIOR LIGHTING, HEADLIGHTSCERTAIN VEHICLES FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, "LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT." SOME VEHICLES MAY NOT HAVE HAD A REQUIRED CAP INSTALLED WHICH DISABLES THE HEADLIGHT HORIZONTAL AIM AND SOME VEHICLES MAY CONTAIN A CAP THAT DISABLES THE VERTICAL AIMING SCREW. http://www.arfc.org/autos/vw/rabbit/recalls/000024860000223273000000217/recall.aspxMon, 24 Sep 2007 00:00:00 GMT2007 VW RABBIT RECALLED FOR EXTERIOR LIGHTING, HEADLIGHTSCERTAIN VEHICLES FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, "LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT." SOME VEHICLES MAY NOT HAVE HAD A REQUIRED CAP INSTALLED WHICH DISABLES THE HEADLIGHT HORIZONTAL AIM AND SOME VEHICLES MAY CONTAIN A CAP THAT DISABLES THE VERTICAL AIMING SCREW. http://www.arfc.org/autos/vw/rabbit/recalls/000024860000218684000000217/recall.aspxMon, 24 Sep 2007 00:00:00 GMT2006 VW RABBIT RECALLED FOR EXTERIOR LIGHTING, HEADLIGHTSCERTAIN VEHICLES FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, "LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT." SOME VEHICLES MAY NOT HAVE HAD A REQUIRED CAP INSTALLED WHICH DISABLES THE HEADLIGHT HORIZONTAL AIM AND SOME VEHICLES MAY CONTAIN A CAP THAT DISABLES THE VERTICAL AIMING SCREW. http://www.arfc.org/autos/vw/rabbit/recalls/000024860000221019000000217/recall.aspxMon, 24 Sep 2007 00:00:00 GMT1985 VW RABBIT RECALLED FOR SEAT BELTSFRONT SEAT BELT RETRACTORS MAY NOT PROPERLY LOCK DURING SUDDEN HEAVY BRAKE APPLICATION OR IMPACT DUE TO THE INTERFERENCE OF TWO POSITIONING TABS. CONSEQUENCE OF DEFECT: THE SEAT BELT WOULD NOT RETAIN THE DRIVER OR PASSENGER SUBJECTING THEM TO POSSIBLE INJURY IN CASE OF AN ACCIDENT.http://www.arfc.org/autos/vw/rabbit/recalls/000004493000014559000000263/recall.aspxMon, 25 Mar 1985 00:00:00 GMT1984 VW RABBIT RECALLED FOR FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE, CARBURETOR SYSTEMTHE THROTTLE SHAFT OF THE CARBURETOR MAY CRACK AND EVENTUALLY BREAK AT THE THREADED HOLE FOR THE THROTTLE PLATE CONNECTION DUE TO EXCESSIVE VIBRATION OF THE THROTTLE SHAFT. CONSEQUENCE OF DEFECT: IF THE THROTTLE SHAFT BREAKS, THE THROTTLE WOULD NOT RETURN TO ITS IDLE POSITION. THIS COULD RESULT IN LOSS OF CONTROL AND AN ACCIDENT.http://www.arfc.org/autos/vw/rabbit/recalls/000004477000014558000000157/recall.aspxTue, 12 Feb 1985 00:00:00 GMT1983 VW RABBIT RECALLED FOR FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE, CARBURETOR SYSTEMTHE THROTTLE SHAFT OF THE CARBURETOR MAY CRACK AND EVENTUALLY BREAK AT THE THREADED HOLE FOR THE THROTTLE PLATE CONNECTION DUE TO EXCESSIVE VIBRATION OF THE THROTTLE SHAFT. CONSEQUENCE OF DEFECT: IF THE THROTTLE SHAFT BREAKS, THE THROTTLE WOULD NOT RETURN TO ITS IDLE POSITION. THIS COULD RESULT IN LOSS OF CONTROL AND AN ACCIDENT.http://www.arfc.org/autos/vw/rabbit/recalls/000004477000014557000000157/recall.aspxTue, 12 Feb 1985 00:00:00 GMT1982 VW RABBIT RECALLED FOR FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE, CARBURETOR SYSTEMTHE THROTTLE SHAFT OF THE CARBURETOR MAY CRACK AND EVENTUALLY BREAK AT THE THREADED HOLE FOR THE THROTTLE PLATE CONNECTION DUE TO EXCESSIVE VIBRATION OF THE THROTTLE SHAFT. CONSEQUENCE OF DEFECT: IF THE THROTTLE SHAFT BREAKS, THE THROTTLE WOULD NOT RETURN TO ITS IDLE POSITION. THIS COULD RESULT IN LOSS OF CONTROL AND AN ACCIDENT.http://www.arfc.org/autos/vw/rabbit/recalls/000004477000014556000000157/recall.aspxTue, 12 Feb 1985 00:00:00 GMT1980 VW RABBIT RECALLED FOR FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE, FUEL INJECTION SYSTEMTHE FUEL PUMP MAY STOP FUNCTIONING WITHOUT WARNING. THIS CAN OCCUR BECAUSE AN ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR IN THE FUSE PANEL MAY OVERHEAT AND INTERRUPT THE ELECTRICAL CIRCUIT.http://www.arfc.org/autos/vw/rabbit/recalls/000004155000014554000000154/recall.aspxWed, 09 Nov 1983 00:00:00 GMT1979 VW RABBIT RECALLED FOR FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE, FUEL INJECTION SYSTEMTHE FUEL PUMP MAY STOP FUNCTIONING WITHOUT WARNING. THIS CAN OCCUR BECAUSE AN ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR IN THE FUSE PANEL MAY OVERHEAT AND INTERRUPT THE ELECTRICAL CIRCUIT.http://www.arfc.org/autos/vw/rabbit/recalls/000004155000014553000000154/recall.aspxWed, 09 Nov 1983 00:00:00 GMT1979 VW RABBIT RECALLED FOR SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC, FOUNDATION COMPONENTS, HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGSBRAKE 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.http://www.arfc.org/autos/vw/rabbit/recalls/000004154000014553000000073/recall.aspxWed, 09 Nov 1983 00:00:00 GMT1978 VW RABBIT RECALLED FOR FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE, FUEL INJECTION SYSTEMTHE FUEL PUMP MAY STOP FUNCTIONING WITHOUT WARNING. THIS CAN OCCUR BECAUSE AN ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR IN THE FUSE PANEL MAY OVERHEAT AND INTERRUPT THE ELECTRICAL CIRCUIT.http://www.arfc.org/autos/vw/rabbit/recalls/000004155000014552000000154/recall.aspxWed, 09 Nov 1983 00:00:00 GMT1978 VW RABBIT RECALLED FOR SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC, FOUNDATION COMPONENTS, HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGSBRAKE 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.http://www.arfc.org/autos/vw/rabbit/recalls/000004154000014552000000073/recall.aspxWed, 09 Nov 1983 00:00:00 GMT1977 VW RABBIT RECALLED FOR FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE, FUEL INJECTION SYSTEMTHE FUEL PUMP MAY STOP FUNCTIONING WITHOUT WARNING. THIS CAN OCCUR BECAUSE AN ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR IN THE FUSE PANEL MAY OVERHEAT AND INTERRUPT THE ELECTRICAL CIRCUIT.http://www.arfc.org/autos/vw/rabbit/recalls/000004155000014551000000154/recall.aspxWed, 09 Nov 1983 00:00:00 GMT1977 VW RABBIT RECALLED FOR SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC, FOUNDATION COMPONENTS, HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGSBRAKE 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.http://www.arfc.org/autos/vw/rabbit/recalls/000004154000014551000000073/recall.aspxWed, 09 Nov 1983 00:00:00 GMT1976 VW RABBIT RECALLED FOR SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC, FOUNDATION COMPONENTS, HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGSBRAKE 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.http://www.arfc.org/autos/vw/rabbit/recalls/000004154000014550000000073/recall.aspxWed, 09 Nov 1983 00:00:00 GMT1975 VW RABBIT RECALLED FOR SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC, FOUNDATION COMPONENTS, HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGSBRAKE 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.http://www.arfc.org/autos/vw/rabbit/recalls/000004154000014549000000073/recall.aspxWed, 09 Nov 1983 00:00:00 GMT1981 VW RABBIT RECALLED FOR STEERING, LINKAGES, TIE ROD ASSEMBLYA LOCK NUT WHICH SECURES THE TIE ROD TO THE INNER BALL JOINT OF THE STEERING SYSTEM MAY NOT HAVE BEEN SECURELY FASTENED ON SOME OF THE INVOLVED VEHICLES DURING ASSEMBLY. IF THIS CONDITION EXISTS AND THE VEHICLE IS DRIVEN ALONG POOR ROADS FOR AN EXTENDED PERIOD OF TIME, THE TIE ROD COULD SEPARATE FROM THE STEERING ASSEMBLY.http://www.arfc.org/autos/vw/rabbit/recalls/000003872000014555000000020/recall.aspxTue, 23 Feb 1982 00:00:00 GMT1979 VW RABBIT RECALLED FOR STRUCTURE, BODYCORROSIVE DAMAGE AND INCREASED ELECTRICAL RESISTANCE MAY CAUSE THE FUEL PUMP RELAY TO STOP FUNCTIONING. THE FUEL PUMP RELAY IS ONE OF SEVERAL RELAYS ON A RELAY BOARD LOCATED NEAR THE FIREWALL. CORROSION CAUSED BY RAIN ENTERING AN IMPROPERLY SEALED ANTENNA HOLE HAS BEEN THE SUBJECT OF PREVIOUS CAMPAIGNS, BUT ADDITIONAL MEASURES ARE REQUIRED TO ENSURE THAT THE PROBLEM IS CORRECTED.http://www.arfc.org/autos/vw/rabbit/recalls/000003762000014553000000275/recall.aspxThu, 24 Sep 1981 00:00:00 GMT1978 VW RABBIT RECALLED FOR STRUCTURE, BODYCORROSIVE DAMAGE AND INCREASED ELECTRICAL RESISTANCE MAY CAUSE THE FUEL PUMP RELAY TO STOP FUNCTIONING. THE FUEL PUMP RELAY IS ONE OF SEVERAL RELAYS ON A RELAY BOARD LOCATED NEAR THE FIREWALL. CORROSION CAUSED BY RAIN ENTERING AN IMPROPERLY SEALED ANTENNA HOLE HAS BEEN THE SUBJECT OF PREVIOUS CAMPAIGNS, BUT ADDITIONAL MEASURES ARE REQUIRED TO ENSURE THAT THE PROBLEM IS CORRECTED.http://www.arfc.org/autos/vw/rabbit/recalls/000003762000014552000000275/recall.aspxThu, 24 Sep 1981 00:00:00 GMT1977 VW RABBIT RECALLED FOR STRUCTURE, BODYCORROSIVE DAMAGE AND INCREASED ELECTRICAL RESISTANCE MAY CAUSE THE FUEL PUMP RELAY TO STOP FUNCTIONING. THE FUEL PUMP RELAY IS ONE OF SEVERAL RELAYS ON A RELAY BOARD LOCATED NEAR THE FIREWALL. CORROSION CAUSED BY RAIN ENTERING AN IMPROPERLY SEALED ANTENNA HOLE HAS BEEN THE SUBJECT OF PREVIOUS CAMPAIGNS, BUT ADDITIONAL MEASURES ARE REQUIRED TO ENSURE THAT THE PROBLEM IS CORRECTED.http://www.arfc.org/autos/vw/rabbit/recalls/000003762000014551000000275/recall.aspxThu, 24 Sep 1981 00:00:00 GMT1981 VW RABBIT RECALLED FOR STEERING, LINKAGES, TIE ROD ASSEMBLYTHE LEFT AND RIGHT OUTER TIE ROD ENDS OF THE STEERING SYSTEM MAY HAVE CIRCUMFERENTIAL CRACKS DUE TO AN IMPROPER MACHINE SET-UP IN THE MANUFACTURING PROCESS.http://www.arfc.org/autos/vw/rabbit/recalls/000003755000014555000000020/recall.aspxWed, 09 Sep 1981 00:00:00 GMT1981 VW RABBIT RECALLED FOR FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE, STORAGE, TANK ASSEMBLY, FILLER PIPE AND CAPON SOME VEHICLES, THE PRESSURE COULD INCREASE INSIDE THE FUEL TANK FROM HIGH SURROUNDING TEMPERATURES WHEN THE FUEL TANK IS MORE THAN HALF FULL.http://www.arfc.org/autos/vw/rabbit/recalls/000003707000014555000000147/recall.aspxFri, 15 May 1981 00:00:00 GMT1980 VW RABBIT RECALLED FOR FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE, STORAGE, TANK ASSEMBLY, FILLER PIPE AND CAPON SOME VEHICLES, THE PRESSURE COULD INCREASE INSIDE THE FUEL TANK FROM HIGH SURROUNDING TEMPERATURES WHEN THE FUEL TANK IS MORE THAN HALF FULL.http://www.arfc.org/autos/vw/rabbit/recalls/000003707000014554000000147/recall.aspxFri, 15 May 1981 00:00:00 GMT1980 VW RABBIT RECALLED FOR VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL, CABLESTHE ACCELERATOR CABLE WHICH LEADS FROM THE TRANSMISSION LEVER TO THE THROTTLE HOUSING MAY MALFUNCTION. ACCELERATOR CABLE MAY HAVE BEEN BENT DURING INSTALLATION OR DURING SERVICING OF ENGINE COMPONENTS. THIS COULD CAUSE THE STEEL BAND CABLE TO BIND AND CAN RESULT IN DELAYED RESPONSE DURING DECELERATION, HIGH ENGINE IDLE AND HESITATION DURING ACCELERATION.http://www.arfc.org/autos/vw/rabbit/recalls/000003661000014554000000297/recall.aspxWed, 28 Jan 1981 00:00:00 GMT1979 VW RABBIT RECALLED FOR VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL, CABLESTHE ACCELERATOR CABLE WHICH LEADS FROM THE TRANSMISSION LEVER TO THE THROTTLE HOUSING MAY MALFUNCTION. ACCELERATOR CABLE MAY HAVE BEEN BENT DURING INSTALLATION OR DURING SERVICING OF ENGINE COMPONENTS. THIS COULD CAUSE THE STEEL BAND CABLE TO BIND AND CAN RESULT IN DELAYED RESPONSE DURING DECELERATION, HIGH ENGINE IDLE AND HESITATION DURING ACCELERATION.http://www.arfc.org/autos/vw/rabbit/recalls/000003661000014553000000297/recall.aspxWed, 28 Jan 1981 00:00:00 GMT1978 VW RABBIT RECALLED FOR VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL, CABLESTHE ACCELERATOR CABLE WHICH LEADS FROM THE TRANSMISSION LEVER TO THE THROTTLE HOUSING MAY MALFUNCTION. ACCELERATOR CABLE MAY HAVE BEEN BENT DURING INSTALLATION OR DURING SERVICING OF ENGINE COMPONENTS. THIS COULD CAUSE THE STEEL BAND CABLE TO BIND AND CAN RESULT IN DELAYED RESPONSE DURING DECELERATION, HIGH ENGINE IDLE AND HESITATION DURING ACCELERATION.http://www.arfc.org/autos/vw/rabbit/recalls/000003661000014552000000297/recall.aspxWed, 28 Jan 1981 00:00:00 GMT1977 VW RABBIT RECALLED FOR VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL, CABLESTHE ACCELERATOR CABLE WHICH LEADS FROM THE TRANSMISSION LEVER TO THE THROTTLE HOUSING MAY MALFUNCTION. ACCELERATOR CABLE MAY HAVE BEEN BENT DURING INSTALLATION OR DURING SERVICING OF ENGINE COMPONENTS. THIS COULD CAUSE THE STEEL BAND CABLE TO BIND AND CAN RESULT IN DELAYED RESPONSE DURING DECELERATION, HIGH ENGINE IDLE AND HESITATION DURING ACCELERATION.http://www.arfc.org/autos/vw/rabbit/recalls/000003661000014551000000297/recall.aspxWed, 28 Jan 1981 00:00:00 GMT1979 VW RABBIT RECALLED FOR STRUCTURE, BODYON 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.http://www.arfc.org/autos/vw/rabbit/recalls/000003473000014553000000275/recall.aspxWed, 26 Mar 1980 00:00:00 GMT1978 VW RABBIT RECALLED FOR STRUCTURE, BODYON 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.http://www.arfc.org/autos/vw/rabbit/recalls/000003473000014552000000275/recall.aspxWed, 26 Mar 1980 00:00:00 GMT1977 VW RABBIT RECALLED FOR STRUCTURE, BODYON 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.http://www.arfc.org/autos/vw/rabbit/recalls/000003473000014551000000275/recall.aspxWed, 26 Mar 1980 00:00:00 GMT1976 VW RABBIT RECALLED FOR STRUCTURE, BODYON 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.http://www.arfc.org/autos/vw/rabbit/recalls/000003473000014550000000275/recall.aspxWed, 26 Mar 1980 00:00:00 GMT1975 VW RABBIT RECALLED FOR STRUCTURE, BODYON 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.http://www.arfc.org/autos/vw/rabbit/recalls/000003473000014549000000275/recall.aspxWed, 26 Mar 1980 00:00:00 GMT1979 VW RABBIT RECALLED FOR ELECTRICAL SYSTEM, STARTER ASSEMBLY, RELAYDUE TO AN IMPROPERLY SEALED ANTENNA MOUNTING HOLE, WATER COULD SEAP INTO THE FUSE RELAY BOARD. THE WATER ENTERING THE FUSE RELAY BOARD ACTS AS A CONDUCTOR OF CURRENT, THEREBY CHARGING THE STARTER.http://www.arfc.org/autos/vw/rabbit/recalls/000003208000014553000000206/recall.aspxThu, 17 May 1979 00:00:00 GMT1978 VW RABBIT RECALLED FOR ELECTRICAL SYSTEM, STARTER ASSEMBLY, RELAYDUE TO AN IMPROPERLY SEALED ANTENNA MOUNTING HOLE, WATER COULD SEAP INTO THE FUSE RELAY BOARD. THE WATER ENTERING THE FUSE RELAY BOARD ACTS AS A CONDUCTOR OF CURRENT, THEREBY CHARGING THE STARTER.http://www.arfc.org/autos/vw/rabbit/recalls/000003208000014552000000206/recall.aspxThu, 17 May 1979 00:00:00 GMT1977 VW RABBIT RECALLED FOR ELECTRICAL SYSTEM, STARTER ASSEMBLY, RELAYDUE TO AN IMPROPERLY SEALED ANTENNA MOUNTING HOLE, WATER COULD SEAP INTO THE FUSE RELAY BOARD. THE WATER ENTERING THE FUSE RELAY BOARD ACTS AS A CONDUCTOR OF CURRENT, THEREBY CHARGING THE STARTER.http://www.arfc.org/autos/vw/rabbit/recalls/000003208000014551000000206/recall.aspxThu, 17 May 1979 00:00:00 GMT1976 VW RABBIT RECALLED FOR ELECTRICAL SYSTEM, STARTER ASSEMBLY, RELAYDUE TO AN IMPROPERLY SEALED ANTENNA MOUNTING HOLE, WATER COULD SEAP INTO THE FUSE RELAY BOARD. THE WATER ENTERING THE FUSE RELAY BOARD ACTS AS A CONDUCTOR OF CURRENT, THEREBY CHARGING THE STARTER.http://www.arfc.org/autos/vw/rabbit/recalls/000003208000014550000000206/recall.aspxThu, 17 May 1979 00:00:00 GMT1975 VW RABBIT RECALLED FOR ELECTRICAL SYSTEM, STARTER ASSEMBLY, RELAYDUE TO AN IMPROPERLY SEALED ANTENNA MOUNTING HOLE, WATER COULD SEAP INTO THE FUSE RELAY BOARD. THE WATER ENTERING THE FUSE RELAY BOARD ACTS AS A CONDUCTOR OF CURRENT, THEREBY CHARGING THE STARTER.http://www.arfc.org/autos/vw/rabbit/recalls/000003208000014549000000206/recall.aspxThu, 17 May 1979 00:00:00 GMT1978 VW RABBIT RECALLED FOR PARKING BRAKE, CONVENTIONAL, MECHANICAL, LINKAGE AND CABLETHE REAR AXLE BRAKE CABLE BRACKET IS ATTACHED TO THE OUTSIDE OF A FLANGE BOLT OF THE REAR AXLE. THIS BRACKET WAS NOT CORRECTLY INSTALLED DURING ASSEMBLY.http://www.arfc.org/autos/vw/rabbit/recalls/000002863000014552000000118/recall.aspxThu, 01 Jun 1978 00:00:00 GMT1976 VW RABBIT RECALLED FOR VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL, CABLESTHE ACCELERATOR CABLE ASSEMBLY IN THE INVOLVED VEHICLES COULD FAIL PREMATURELY UNDER CERTAIN OPERATING CONDITIONS. THIS WOULD EITHER PREVENT THE ACCELERATOR PEDAL FROM RETURNING TO THE IDLE POSITION OR CAUSE A LOSS OF ADEQUATE ENGINE POWER.http://www.arfc.org/autos/vw/rabbit/recalls/000002682000014550000000297/recall.aspxFri, 30 Dec 1977 00:00:00 GMT1975 VW RABBIT RECALLED FOR STEERING, GEAR BOX (OTHER THAN RACK AND PINION)ON THE INVOLVED VEHICLES, THE ROLLER BEARING INSIDE THE STEERING GEAR BOX COULD BECOME DISLOCATED. THIS COULD CAUSE LOOSENESS AND EXCESSIVE PLAY IN THE STEERING SYSTEM.http://www.arfc.org/autos/vw/rabbit/recalls/000002683000014549000000005/recall.aspxFri, 30 Dec 1977 00:00:00 GMT1975 VW RABBIT RECALLED FOR VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL, CABLESTHE ACCELERATOR CABLE ASSEMBLY IN THE INVOLVED VEHICLES COULD FAIL PREMATURELY UNDER CERTAIN OPERATING CONDITIONS. THIS WOULD EITHER PREVENT THE ACCELERATOR PEDAL FROM RETURNING TO THE IDLE POSITION OR CAUSE A LOSS OF ADEQUATE ENGINE POWER.http://www.arfc.org/autos/vw/rabbit/recalls/000002682000014549000000297/recall.aspxFri, 30 Dec 1977 00:00:00 GMT1978 VW RABBIT RECALLED FOR FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE, CARBURETOR SYSTEMON THE INVOLVED VEHICLES, THE VACUUM LINE CONNECTING THE CARBURETOR AND THE THERMO VALVE MAY HAVE BEEN IMPROPERLY INSTALLED. THIS CONDITION MAY PREVENT THE THROTTLE LINKAGE PLATE FROM RETURNING TO ITS IDLE POSITION.http://www.arfc.org/autos/vw/rabbit/recalls/000002651000014552000000157/recall.aspxThu, 08 Dec 1977 00:00:00 GMT1978 VW RABBIT RECALLED FOR SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC, POWER ASSIST, VACUUM, HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGSON THE INVOLVED VEHICLES, THE TWO RUBBER ELBOWS, LOCATED AT EACH END OF THE PLASTIC PIPE LEADING FROM THE THROTTLE VALVE BODY HOUSING TO THE BRAKE BOOSTER VACUUM PUMP, MAY BE DAMAGED AS A RESULT OF IMPROPER CLAMP INSTALLATION.http://www.arfc.org/autos/vw/rabbit/recalls/000002619000014552000000068/recall.aspxTue, 18 Oct 1977 00:00:00 GMT1976 VW RABBIT RECALLED FOR EQUIPMENT, OTHER, LABELSTHE INVOLVED VEHICLES DO NOT CONFORM TO FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 105, "HYDRAULIC BRAKE SYSTEMS". THE INVOLVED VEHICLES WERE INADVERTENTLY EQUIPPED WITH A BRAKE FLUID CONTAINER CAP ON WHICH THE WARNING TEXT WAS PRINTED IN GERMAN.http://www.arfc.org/autos/vw/rabbit/recalls/000002612000014550000000349/recall.aspxThu, 13 Oct 1977 00:00:00 GMT