NHTSA Recall Number:  89V006000
Recall Date:  17 January 1989

SUMMARY
FUEL INJECTION SEALS MAY HARDEN, DUE TO HIGH TEMPERATURE AND ALCOHOL IN SOME FUELS, AND ALLOW FUEL TO ESCAPE INTO THE ENGINE COMPARTMENT.

CONSEQUENCE
FUEL DRIPPING ONTO HOT ENGINE COMPONENTS COULD CAUSE ANENGINE COMPARTMENT FIRE.

REMEDY
FUEL DRIPPING ONTO HOT ENGINE COMPONENTS COULD CAUSE ANENGINE COMPARTMENT FIRE.

MANUFACTURER NOTES
SYSTEM: FUELVEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS WITH TURBO.

NHTSA Recall Number:  86V103000
Recall Date:  04 August 1986

SUMMARY
MISADJUSTMENT OF FUEL DISTRIBUTOR ALLOWS FUEL TO ESCAPE AND BE ABSORBED BY THE AIR FILTER. CONSEQUENCE OF DEFECT: WITH THE FUEL ABSORBED BY THE AIR FILTER AND AN ENGINE BACKFIRE ON RESTART, THIS FUEL COULD IGNITE AND RESULT IN AN ENGINE COMPARTMENT FIRE.

CONSEQUENCE

REMEDY

MANUFACTURER NOTES
SYSTEM: FUEL/ENGINE COMPARTMENT. VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS.

NHTSA Recall Number:  87V157000
Recall Date:  06 October 1987

SUMMARY
REPEATED TOPPING OFF OF FUEL TANK DURING REFUELING REDUCES THE EXPANSION SPACE WITHIN THE TANK ALLOWING VAPORS TO ESCAPE FROM THE CHARCOAL FILTER TO OUTSIDE RATHER THAN BEING INDUCTED INTO THE ENGINE.

CONSEQUENCE
ESCAPING VAPORS COULD IGNITE BY HEAT EMITTED BY THEEXHAUST SYSTEM.

REMEDY
ESCAPING VAPORS COULD IGNITE BY HEAT EMITTED BY THEEXHAUST SYSTEM.

MANUFACTURER NOTES
SYSTEM: FUEL TANKVEHICLE DESCRIPTION: TURBO AND TURBO QUATTRO PASSENGER CARS.

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:  93V006000
Recall Date:  11 January 1993

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
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.

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

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:  87V009000
Recall Date:  03 January 1987

SUMMARY
THE IDLE STABILIZER MAY EXPERIENCE EXCESSIVE WEAR, CAUSING ENGINE IDLE FLUCTUATIONS, USUALLY DESCRIBED AS ENGINE SURGE, WHICH INCREASE WITH USAGE OF THE CAR.

CONSEQUENCE
ENGINE SURGE COULD ULTIMATELY SEE-SAW TO THE EXTEND THATLOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL COULD BE EXPERIENCED IF THE BRAKES WERE NOT APPLIED INTIME. THERE IS A RISK OF A COLLISION AND INJURY IN A CONFINED SPACE.

REMEDY
ENGINE SURGE COULD ULTIMATELY SEE-SAW TO THE EXTEND THATLOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL COULD BE EXPERIENCED IF THE BRAKES WERE NOT APPLIED INTIME. THERE IS A RISK OF A COLLISION AND INJURY IN A CONFINED SPACE.

MANUFACTURER NOTES
SYSTEM: THROTTLE/IDLE STABILIZER.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES WITH AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION.

NHTSA Recall Number:  87V170000
Recall Date:  28 October 1987

SUMMARY
MALFUNCTIONS OF INTERNAL COMPONENTS OF IDLE CONTROL UNIT COULD CAUSE IDLE STABILIZER VALVE TO BECOME ACTIVATED OUTSIDE ITS NORMAL OPERATING RANGE.

CONSEQUENCE
IDLE RPM MAY BECOME ERRATIC AND, IN SOMEINSTANCES,INCREASE.

REMEDY
IDLE RPM MAY BECOME ERRATIC AND, IN SOMEINSTANCES,INCREASE.

MANUFACTURER NOTES
SYSTEM: IDLE CONTROL UNITVEHICLE DESCRIPTION: 1984 5000S, 1984 AND 1985 TURBO PASSENGER CARS EQUIPPEDWITH AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION.