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Audi recalls

 

For Models: Audi A6

Body, Interior & Misc., June 22, 2001

Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES (ALLROAD). WHEN ACTIVATING THE WINDSHIELD WIPER UNDER HEAVY LOAD CONDITIONS SUCH AS FREEZING, SNOW OR HEAVY RAIN, ONE WIPER COULD BE DELAYED BEHIND THE OTHER WIPER.

For Models: Audi A6, Volkswagen Passat

Engine, May 1, 2001

Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. SULFUR IN FUEL INTERACTS WITH CERTAIN ADDITIVES FOUND IN WIDELY AVAILABLE GASOLINE CAUSING SULFUR TO BECOME DEPOSITED ON THE CONTACT POINTS OF THREE FUEL SENDING UNITS MOUNTED INSIDE THE FUEL TANK. THIS COULD CAUSE THE FUEL GAUGE TO READ FULL WHILE THE FUEL TANK MAY NOT IN FACT BE FULL OR COULD BE EMPTY.

For Models: Audi 100

Engine, March 22, 2001

Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE FUEL FEED LINE CONNECTING THE FUEL FILTER TO THE ENGINE DELIVERED BY THE SUPPLIER FOR USE IN THESE VEHICLES MAY HAVE BEEN IMPROPERLY MANUFACTURED.

For Models: Audi S4, Audi S6

Engine, March 22, 2001

Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. A FUEL FEED LINE CONNECTING THE FUEL FILTER TO THE ENGINE CAN PREMATURELY AGE AND SHRINK THROUGH EXPOSURE TO HIGH UNDER HOOD TEMPERATURE CAUSED BY THE TURBOCHARGER.

For Models: Audi A4, Audi A6, Audi A8, Volkswagen Passat

Suspension & Steering, February 5, 2001

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.

For Models: Audi TT

Suspension & Steering, May 8, 2000

RepairPal Expert Overview:

The steering may handle in an unstable manner, especially in cases of excess speed and abrupt steering movements. Unstable handling may result in an accident. Dealers will replace the front and rear stabilizers for Quattro Drive equipped vehicles. A modified control arm will be installed in the front suspension and shock absorbers will be installed in the front and rear. Finally, a rear spoiler will be installed.

For Models: Audi A4, Audi A6, Volkswagen Passat

Brakes, October 9, 1999

Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS. A CONTROL VALVE IN THE VACUUM HOSE CONNECTING THE BRAKE BOOSTER TO THE INTAKE MANIFOLD MAY NOT OPEN OR CLOSE FULLY AT TEMPERATURES BELOW -4 F UNDER CERTAIN DRIVING CONDITIONS.

For Models: Audi A4, Audi A6, Audi A8, Volkswagen Passat

Suspension & Steering, October 5, 1999

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.

For Models: Audi TT

Engine, August 18, 1999

RepairPal Expert Overview:

The fuel line may have been damaged during vehicle production. This may result in a fuel leak, which can cause a fire. Dealers will replace the affected fuel line assembly.

For Models: Audi A6

Engine, June 8, 1999

Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH QUATTRO DRIVE SYSTEM WHICH EMPLOYS A FUEL AND FUEL VAPOR LEAK DETECTION SYSTEM. IF THE VEHICLE IS REFUELED SHORTLY AFTER THE ENGINE IS STARTED, AND IS KEPT RUNNING WHILE BEING REFUELED, THE FUEL VAPOR RECOVERY SYSTEM COULD PRODUCE SUFFICIENT BACK PRESSURE TO CAUSE FUEL TO BE EJECTED AFTER A COMPLETE FILL-UP WHEN THE FUEL PUMP NOZZLE IS REMOVED FROM THE FILLER NECK.

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