NHTSA Recall Number:  97V172000
Recall Date:  06 October 1997

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
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.

MANUFACTURER 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.

NHTSA Recall Number:  01V324000
Recall Date:  10 October 2001

SUMMARY
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. AN ELECTROLYTIC CAPACITOR CONTAINED IN THE AMPLIFIER FOR EACH REAR SPEAKER COULD LEAK AN ELECTROLYTE, WHICH MAY IN TIME AND IN THE PRESENCE OF HUMIDITY, CAUSE AN UNWANTED CONDUCTIVE PATH.

CONSEQUENCE
THIS CONDITION COULD RESULT IN THE AMPLIFIER OVERHEATING AND A POTENTIAL FIRE RISK.

REMEDY
THIS CONDITION COULD RESULT IN THE AMPLIFIER OVERHEATING AND A POTENTIAL FIRE RISK.

MANUFACTURER NOTES
ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).

NHTSA Recall Number:  93V007000
Recall Date:  11 January 1993

SUMMARY
THE BLADES IN THE BRAKE VACUUM BOOSTER PUMP CAN WEAR PREMATURELY, CAUSING REDUCED BRAKE ASSIST PRESSURE WHEN THE BRAKE PEDAL IS APPLIED.

CONSEQUENCE
REDUCED BRAKE ASSIST COULD RESULT IN INCREASED STOPPINGDISTANCE AND A VEHICLE ACCIDENT.

REMEDY
REDUCED BRAKE ASSIST COULD RESULT IN INCREASED STOPPINGDISTANCE AND A VEHICLE ACCIDENT.

MANUFACTURER NOTES
SYSTEM: BRAKES.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS WITH V6 ENGINES AND AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS.