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Audi 100 recall 93V006000

Recall 93V006000
Drive Train, January 29, 1993
Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s): 1990, 1991

Mfr's Report Date:
January 29, 1993

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 93V006000

NHTSA Action Number: EA92028

Component: POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY

Potential Number of Units Affected: 152000

Summary: THE DIFFERENTIAL OIL OF THE TRANSAXLE IS LOST OVER TIME DUE TO EVAPORATION. LOW OIL LEVELS CAUSE PREMATURE BEARING AND GEAR WEAR AND EVENTUAL FAILURE OF THE DIFFERENTIAL.

Consequence: IN THE EVENT OF FAILURE, THE VEHICLE'S DRIVE WHEELS COULDLOSE POWER. IN EXTREME CIRCUMSTANCES, THE FRONT WHEELS LOCK, CAUSING RAPIDDECELERATION RESULTING IN POSSIBLE LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL AND AN ACCIDENT.

Remedy: DRAIN AND REPLACE THE DIFFERENTIAL GEAR OIL WITH OIL HAVING HIGHER PERFORMANCE CHARACTERISTICS.

Notes: SYSTEM: POWER TRAIN.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS WITH AUTOMATIC 3-SPEED TRANSMISSIONS.

Recall data provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

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