NHTSA Defect Investigations for the 1990 Volkswagen Vanagon

The Office of Defects Investigations (ODI) is an office within the NHTSA which investigates serious safety problems in the design, construction or performance of vehicles. The NHTSA is authorized to order manufacturers to recall and repair vehicles, if the ODI finds a safety issue. NHTSA investigations for the 1990 Volkswagen Vanagon, both ongoing and closed, are listed below:

  1. INVESTIGATION: SLIDING DOOR LATCH FAILURE

    NHTSA Engineering Analysis #EA91026

    • Status:
      CLOSED
    • Date Opened: June 04, 1991
    • Date Closed: January 27, 1992
    • Recall: No recall issued

    Component(s): Structure

    Summary: There is no summary currently available

  2. INVESTIGATION: OVERHEAD A/C SEPARATION

    NHTSA Preliminary Evaluation #PE93043

    Component(s): Visibility:Defroster/Defogger System

    Summary: There is no summary currently available

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