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Recall 98V332000

Recall 98V332000

Engine, April 9, 1999

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
April 9, 1999
NHTSA Action Number
EA98011
Potential Number of Units Affected
37,200
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
98V332000
Component
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM

Summary
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH V6 ENGINES. AN INTERNAL SEAL OF THE FUEL INJECTOR CAN MALFUNCTION, ALLOWING FUEL LEAKAGE IN THE ENGINE COMPARTMENT.
Consequence
FUEL LEAKAGE IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE CAN RESULT IN A FIRE.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL REPLACE ALL FUEL INJECTORS.
Notify
OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN APRIL 9, 1999.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 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
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