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If moisture and/or dust particles enter the swivel bearing mechanism, the swivel bearing could wear over time diminishing the steering control of the vehicle.

Steering — Linkages — Rod — Relay — Connecting

Summary
Vehicle description: Passenger vehicles. The tie rods of the steering assembly are protected on each side by a seal to prevent moisture and dust particles from entering the swivel bearing mechanism. It is possible that some tie rod seals may not seal properly.
Actions
Dealers will replace the tie rods.
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Date Announced
DEC 06, 2000
Vehicles Affected
83,000
Volkswagen Recall #
WL/LW
NHTSA Campaign #
00V414000
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