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Audi 80 Recall 90V070000

Recall 90V070000

Suspension & Steering, April 6, 1990

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s): 1990

Manufacturer's Report Date: April 6, 1990

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 90V070000

NHTSA Action Number: N/A

Component: STEERING:COLUMN LOCKING:ANTI-THEFT DEVICE

Potential Number of Units Affected: 6,600

Summary: IMPROPERLY MANUFACTURED STEERING LOCK BOLTS COULD BREAK IF DRIVER APPLIES EXCESSIVE FORCE TO A LOCKED STEERING WHEEL IN AN ATTEMPT TO DISENGAGE THE STEERING LOCK.

Consequence: BOLT BREAKAGE WOULD CAUSE STEERING WHEEL TO REMAIN LOCKED EVEN AFTER THE DRIVER TURNS THE IGNITION KEY AND ATTEMPTS TO MOVE THE CAR; THIS TOTAL LOSS OF STEERING CONTROL COULD RESULT IN AN ACCIDENT.

Remedy: REPLACE COMPLETE STEERING LOCK ASSEMBLY, INCLUDING A MODIFIED LOCK BOLT.

Notes: SYSTEM: STEERING LOCK BOLTS.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS EQUIPPED WITH AIR BAGS.

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