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Audi recall 97V172000

Recall 97V172000

Affected Cars:

Make Model Year(s)
Audi 100 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993
200 1990, 1991
80 1990, 1991, 1992
90 1990, 1991, 1993
Coupe Quattro 1990, 1991
S4 1992, 1993
V8 Quattro 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993

Body, Interior & Misc., October 13, 1997
Original Recall from the NHTSA

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 97V172000

NHTSA Action Number: EA94026

Component: AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE

Potential Number of Units Affected: 54800

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.

Recall data provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration