NHTSA Recall Number:  87V008000
Recall Date:  03 January 1987

SUMMARY
SUDDEN ACCELERATION FROM A STATIONARY POSITION MAY OCCUR, WHEN SHIFTING FROM PARK TO REVERSE OR DRIVE.

CONSEQUENCE
UNEXPECTED SUDDEN ACCELERATION WITHOUT PRIOR WARNINGCOULD RESULT IN A VEHICLE CRASH, CAUSING INJURIES.

REMEDY
UNEXPECTED SUDDEN ACCELERATION WITHOUT PRIOR WARNINGCOULD RESULT IN A VEHICLE CRASH, CAUSING INJURIES.

MANUFACTURER NOTES
SYSTEM: TRANSMISSION LINKAGE.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES WITH AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION.

NHTSA Recall Number:  85V099000
Recall Date:  30 July 1985

SUMMARY
UNDER ADVERSE WEATHER CONDITIONS, OUTER RUBBER LAYER OF BRAKE HOSES MAY BECOME BRITTLE AND DEVELOP CRACKS. CONSEQUENCE OF DEFECT: CRACKS COULD LEAD TO LOSS OF BRAKE FLUID RESULTING IN AN INCREASE IN STOPPING DISTANCE AND POSSIBLY AN ACCIDENT.

CONSEQUENCE

REMEDY

MANUFACTURER NOTES
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS. SYSTEM: DISC BRAKE HOSE.

NHTSA Recall Number:  96E006000
Recall Date:  04 March 1996

SUMMARY
THESE BRAKE HOSE ASSEMBLIES HAVE INADEQUATE CRIMPS ATTACHING THE HOSE TO THE HOSE FITTINGS AND COULD CAUSE THE HOSE AND FITTING TO SEPARATE.

CONSEQUENCE
IF THE BRAKE HOSE ASSEMBLY SEPARATES, LOSS OF BRAKING POWER CAN OCCUR INCREASING THE POTENTIAL FOR A VEHICLE ACCIDENT.

REMEDY
IF THE BRAKE HOSE ASSEMBLY SEPARATES, LOSS OF BRAKING POWER CAN OCCUR INCREASING THE POTENTIAL FOR A VEHICLE ACCIDENT.

MANUFACTURER NOTES
SYSTEM: BRAKES; HYDRAULIC; LINES; HOSES.EQUIPMENT DESCRIPTION: AFTERMARKET BRAKE HOSE ASSEMBLIES, MODEL SP6957, FOR USE ON 1983 THROUGH 1986 AUDI 5000 VEHICLES. NOTE: THE VEHICLE OWNER SHOULD IMMEDIATELY RETURN THE VEHICLE TO THE SERVICE FACILITY WHICH PERFORMED THE INSTALLATION AND THE INSTALLER SHOLD REMOVE THE BRAKE HOSE ASSEMBLY AND REPLACE IT WITH ASSEMBLY SP9037. EIS WILL REMEDY THE DEFECT WITHOUT CHARGE TO THE OWNER FOR THE REPLACEMENT OF THE DEFECTIVE PARTS AND WILL PAY THE INSTALLING FACILITY FOR ITS PURCHASE COST OF THERE PLACEMENT PART (A COPY OF THE PURCHASE INVOICE WILL BE NEEDED) PLUS A LABOR CHARGE. OWNERS OR INSTALLERS CAN CONTACT EIS AT 129 WORTHINGTON RIDGE, BERLIN, CONNECTICUT 06037, ATTN. D. J. DUPREY, QUALITY ASSURANCE MANAGER, OR CALL1-203-828-8290. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.

NHTSA Recall Number:  83V095000
Recall Date:  22 September 1983

SUMMARY
CERTAIN VEHICLES WERE ASSEMBLED WITH AN INSUFFICIENT HEIGHT DIFFERENTIAL BETWEEN THE ACCELERATOR AND BRAKE PEDALS.

CONSEQUENCE
CONSEQUENCE OF DEFECT: THE DRIVER COULD INADVERTENTLY DEPRESS BOTH PEDALS AT ONE TIME, LOSE CONTROL, AND HAVE AN ACCIDENT.

REMEDY
CONSEQUENCE OF DEFECT: THE DRIVER COULD INADVERTENTLY DEPRESS BOTH PEDALS AT ONE TIME, LOSE CONTROL, AND HAVE AN ACCIDENT.

MANUFACTURER NOTES
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS. SYSTEM: SERVICE BRAKES; BRAKE PEDAL. NOTE: IF UNINTENDED ACCELERATION IS EXPERIENCED, THE IGNITION SHOULD BE TURNED OFF AND THE BRAKE PEDAL FIRMLY PRESSED.

NHTSA Recall Number:  82V037000
Recall Date:  21 April 1982

SUMMARY
ON THE INVOLVED VEHICLES, AN IMPROPERLY PLACED MAT INTERFERES WITH THE VIBRATION ABSORBER ATTACHED TO THE UNDERSIDE OF THE ACCELERATOR. THE PEDAL MAY NOT FULLY RETURN TO THE IDLE POSITION.

CONSEQUENCE
CONSEQUENCE OF DEFECT: THIS COULD RESULT IN UNINTENTIONAL ACCLERATION WHICH COULD CAUSE LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL AND AN ACCIDENT.

REMEDY
CONSEQUENCE OF DEFECT: THIS COULD RESULT IN UNINTENTIONAL ACCLERATION WHICH COULD CAUSE LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL AND AN ACCIDENT.

MANUFACTURER NOTES
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION.SYSTEM: FUEL; ACCELERATOR PEDAL DAMPER. NOTE: ON ALL AFFECTED VEHICLES THE DRIVER IS ADVISED NOT TO REMOVE THE KEY FROMTHE IGNITION WHILE CAR IS IN MOTION DUE TO THE STEERING LOCK HINDERING VEHICLEMANEUVERABILITY.