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Audi A6 Recall 97V160000

Recall 97V160000

Engine, September 19, 1997

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s): 1998

Manufacturer's Report Date: September 19, 1997

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 97V160000

NHTSA Action Number: N/A

Component: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY:FILLER PIPE AND CAP

Potential Number of Units Affected: 31

Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. DURING PRE-ASSEMBLY OF THE FUEL TANKS, AN INCORRECT FILLER NECK WAS INSTALLED CAUSING THE FILLER NECK TO NOT "MATCH" THE FUEL CAP.

Consequence: THIS CONDITION COULD ALLOW FUEL TO ESCAPE AND IF AN IGNITION SOURCE WAS PRESENT, A FIRE COULD OCCUR.

Remedy: DEALERS WILL REPLACE THESE FILLER NECKS.

Notes: OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN SEPTEMBER 19, 1997.DEALERS HAVE BEEN ISSUED A STOP DELIVERY AND OWNERS OF VEHICLES ALREADY SOLD HAVE BEEN CONTACTED BY TELEPHONE.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 VOLKSWAGEN 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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