Recall List for the 1995 Volkswagen Jetta

Official recalls have been issued for the 1995 Volkswagen Jetta by the NHTSA. The complete details of all recalls are listed below, along with what they cover and the recommended solutions.

Recalls don't cost you anything to get fixed, but most are time-limited, so if your car is affected you should call your local Volkswagen service department immediately!

If you have questions about a recall, write down your VIN & then call Volkswagen customer service.

  1. 1995 Volkswagen Jetta EXTERIOR LIGHTING NHTSA Campaign #09E012000

    • Date Announced: APRIL 07, 2009
    • Vehicles Affected: 16,270

    Summary: Sabersport is recalling 16,270 combination corner and bumper lamp assemblies of various part numbers sold for use as aftermarket equipment for various passenger vehicles. These headlamps fail to conform to the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard no. 108, "lamps, reflective devices, and associated equipment." These lamps do not contain the required amber side reflectors.

    Consequence: Decreased lighting visibility may result in a vehicle crash.

    Actions: Sabersport will notify owners and offer a full refund for the noncompliant combination lamps. The safety recall began on May 11, 2009. Owners may contact sabersport at 1-909-598-7589. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #09E012000 »

  2. 1995 Volkswagen Jetta SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS NHTSA Campaign #98V195000

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 17, 1998
    • Vehicles Affected: 153,000

    Summary: Vehicle description: Passenger vehicles. The rear brake line on the passenger side was routed too close to the corner of the fuel tank. The line could be damaged by chafing against the fuel tank.

    Consequence: Repeated chafing could eventually result in a leaking brake line causing diminished braking in one brake circuit increasing the vehicle's stopping distance.

    Actions: Dealers will inspect the brake line and replace any damaged lines. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #98V195000 »

  3. 1995 Volkswagen Jetta LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:HOOD:LATCH NHTSA Campaign #98V160000

    • Date Announced: JULY 16, 1998
    • Vehicles Affected: 238,000

    Summary: Vehicle description: Passenger vehicles. The bolts securing the front hood latch can loosen over time. The latch would move causing disengagement of the hood striker from the latch.

    Consequence: Unexpected opening of the hood could occur obstructing the driver's view of the road while driving, increasing the risk of a crash.

    Actions: Dealers will inspect the hood latch and securing bolts and replace them if necessary. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #98V160000 »

  4. 1995 Volkswagen Jetta ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:FAN NHTSA Campaign #95V178000

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 20, 1995
    • Vehicles Affected: 34,000

    Summary: Improper material was used in manufacturing the radiator fan motor shaft causing the shaft to wear and become noisy.

    Consequence: A worn and noisy fan motor shaft can seize renderingthe fan motor inoperative, eventually causing the engine to overheat and stall. A stalled vehicle in traffic can increase the potential for a vehicle accident.

    Actions: Dealers will replace the complete cooling fan assembly on vehicle having the potential shaft material problem. Dealers will install a new fan blade including a new lock nut on vehicle with loose fan blade lock nuts. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #95V178000 »

  5. 1995 Volkswagen Jetta VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL NHTSA Campaign #95E034000

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 18, 1995
    • Vehicles Affected: 79

    Summary: When installed in the vehicles, a tie wrap is used to guide the cruise control cable in the engine compartment. Some tie wraps have been installed with a large loop opening improperly guiding the cable which could prevent the throttle from returning to its full idle position.

    Consequence: The engine speed may not return to idle increasing thepotential for a vehicle collision.

    Actions: Dealers will remove the cruise control tie wrap and install a newly designed guide. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #95E034000 »

  6. 1995 Volkswagen Jetta EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL:JACKS NHTSA Campaign #95V054000

    • Date Announced: MARCH 13, 1995
    • Vehicles Affected: 104,000

    Summary: The jacks supplied with these vehicles were assembled with an improperly machined spindle, so that a sharp ridge on the edge of spindle's thread would have remained.

    Consequence: This ridge can damage the inside thread of the jack's scissor shoe when the jack is used to lift the vehicle. The jack could collapse with the possibility that a person standing close to the vehicle could be injured.

    Actions: Owners will be provided with a new jack. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #95V054000 »

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