1998 Audi A6 Engine And Engine Cooling Cooling System Recall

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1998 Audi A6 Engine And Engine Cooling Cooling System Recall

 NHTSA Recall #11511
NHTSA Compaign #98V134000
MFG Compaign #
 Model Year1998
 Date of notification25/08/98
 Begin date of manufacuring01/02/97
 End date of manufacturing28/02/98
Type of recallV
Recall initiatorMFR
 Report received22/06/98
 Report created30/06/98
Regulation part number
FMV safety standard number
Estimated number of affected units19800
 Defect summaryVehicle description: passenger vehicles. If the engine backfires during a cold-start, an air screen which is loosely seated in the air flow meter can become damaged.
 Consequence summaryScreen pieces could enter the intake air flow system and prevent the throttle plate from returning to its full idle position.
 Corrective actionDealers will install a retaining ring to hold the air screen in place.
 Recall notesOwner notification began during august 1998. 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 vwoa at 1-800-822-8987 or 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).
  • What is Recall?

    A recall is when a product is removed from the market or a correction is made to the product because it is either defective or potentially harmful.
  • What is Failure?

    Failure is the state or condition of not meeting a desirable or intended objective, and may be viewed as the opposite of success. Product failure ranges from failure to sell the product to fracture of the product, in the worst cases leading to personal injury, the province of forensic engineering.
  • What is Defect?

    Non-conformance of a car component with the specified requirements, or non-fulfillment of user expectations, including the safety aspects.
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