AUDI QUATTRO RECALLS

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1990 AUDI QUATTRO Recall

Item Affected: STEERING:COLUMN LOCKING:ANTI-THEFT DEVICE

Date Announced: 04/10/1990

Description of Recall: IMPROPERLY MANUFACTURED STEERING LOCK BOLTS COULD BREAK IF DRIVER APPLIES EXCESSIVE FORCE TO A LOCKED STEERING WHEEL IN AN ATTEMPT TO DISENGAGE THE STEERING LOCK.

Conequence: BOLT BREAKAGE WOULD CAUSE STEERING WHEEL TO REMAIN LOCKED EVEN AFTER THE DRIVER TURNS THE IGNITION KEY AND ATTEMPTS TO MOVE THE CAR; THIS TOTAL LOSS OF STEERING CONTROL COULD RESULT IN AN ACCIDENT.

Action Need To Fix It: REPLACE COMPLETE STEERING LOCK ASSEMBLY, INCLUDING A MODIFIED LOCK BOLT.

Notes: SYSTEM: STEERING LOCK BOLTS. VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS EQUIPPED WITH AIR BAGS.


1990 AUDI QUATTRO Recall

Item Affected: SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:RECLINER

Date Announced: 04/10/1990

Description of Recall: A SECURING CLIP ON THE OUTSIDE OF HINGES OF THE LEFT AND RIGHT FRONT SEAT BACK MAY NOT BE PROPERLY SEATED DUE TO INTERFERENCE WITH SEAT COVERING MATERIAL.

Conequence: AN IMPROPERLY SECURED CLIP COULD CAUSE THE SEAT BACKHINGE TO SEPARATE FROM ITS ANCHOR IN A REAR-END ACCIDENT AND COULD RESULT IN AN INJURY TO OCCUPANT(S).

Action Need To Fix It: REALIGN SEAT COVERING MATERIAL WHERE INTERFERENCE IS PRESENT.

Notes: SYSTEM: SEAT BACK HINGE. VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS.


1989 AUDI QUATTRO Recall

Item Affected: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

Date Announced: 01/17/1989

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

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

Action Need To Fix It: REPLACE ENGINES FUEL INJECTOR SEALS WITH IMPROVED SEALS PLUS IMPROVEMENTS DESIGNED TO BETTER INSULATE THE ENGINE AGAINST FIRE RISK.

Notes: SYSTEM: FUELVEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS WITH TURBO.


1988 AUDI QUATTRO Recall

Item Affected: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

Date Announced: 01/17/1989

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

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

Action Need To Fix It: REPLACE ENGINES FUEL INJECTOR SEALS WITH IMPROVED SEALS PLUS IMPROVEMENTS DESIGNED TO BETTER INSULATE THE ENGINE AGAINST FIRE RISK.

Notes: SYSTEM: FUELVEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS WITH TURBO.


1987 AUDI QUATTRO Recall

Item Affected: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

Date Announced: 01/17/1989

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

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

Action Need To Fix It: REPLACE ENGINES FUEL INJECTOR SEALS WITH IMPROVED SEALS PLUS IMPROVEMENTS DESIGNED TO BETTER INSULATE THE ENGINE AGAINST FIRE RISK.

Notes: SYSTEM: FUELVEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS WITH TURBO.


1986 AUDI QUATTRO Recall

Item Affected: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

Date Announced: 01/17/1989

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

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

Action Need To Fix It: REPLACE ENGINES FUEL INJECTOR SEALS WITH IMPROVED SEALS PLUS IMPROVEMENTS DESIGNED TO BETTER INSULATE THE ENGINE AGAINST FIRE RISK.

Notes: SYSTEM: FUELVEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS WITH TURBO.


1985 AUDI QUATTRO Recall

Item Affected: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

Date Announced: 01/17/1989

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

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

Action Need To Fix It: REPLACE ENGINES FUEL INJECTOR SEALS WITH IMPROVED SEALS PLUS IMPROVEMENTS DESIGNED TO BETTER INSULATE THE ENGINE AGAINST FIRE RISK.

Notes: SYSTEM: FUELVEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS WITH TURBO.


1984 AUDI QUATTRO Recall

Item Affected: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

Date Announced: 01/17/1989

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

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

Action Need To Fix It: REPLACE ENGINES FUEL INJECTOR SEALS WITH IMPROVED SEALS PLUS IMPROVEMENTS DESIGNED TO BETTER INSULATE THE ENGINE AGAINST FIRE RISK.

Notes: SYSTEM: FUELVEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS WITH TURBO.



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