Audi 80 Recall 97V172000

Recall 97V172000

Original Recall from the NHTSA
Model Year(s):
Manufacturer's Report Date:

October 13, 1997

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number:

97V172000

NHTSA Action Number:

EA94026

Component:

AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE

Potential Number of Units Affected:

54,800

Summary:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. SOME AIR BAG SENSORS DO NOT COMPLY WITH AUDI'S DURABILITY STANDARDS OVER THE LIFETIME OF THE VEHICLE.

Consequence:

IN THE EVENT THE SENSOR SHOULD MALFUNCTION, THE AIR BAG RESTRAINT SYSTEM CAN INADVERTENTLY DEPLOY. DEPLOYMENT OF THE AIR BAG RESTRAINT SYSTEM WITHOUT WARNING COULD CAUSE A DRIVER TO LOSE VEHICLE CONTROL.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE AIR BAG SENSOR CONTROL MODULE.

Notes:

OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN OCTOBER 13, 1997.OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT AUDI AT 1-800-822-2834.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.

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