1998 Audi A6 Steering Linkages Rod Relay Connecting Recall

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1998 Audi A6 Steering Linkages Rod Relay Connecting Recall

 NHTSA Recall #9894
NHTSA Compaign #99V248000
MFG Compaign #UL/KW
 Model Year1998
 Date of notification05/10/99
 Begin date of manufacuring02/01/98
 End date of manufacturing31/07/98
Type of recallV
Recall initiatorMFR
 Report received13/09/99
 Report created28/09/99
Regulation part number
FMV safety standard number
Estimated number of affected units51900
 Defect summaryVehicle description: passenger vehicles. The tie rods of the steering assembly are protected on each side by a seal to prevent moisture and dust particles from entering the swivel bearing mechanism. It is possible that some tie rod seals may not seal properly.
 Consequence summaryIf moisture and/or dust particles enter the swivel bearing mechanism, the swivel bearing could wear over time diminishing the steering control of the vehicle.
 Corrective actionDealers will replace the tie rods.
 Recall notesVw recall no. Ul/audi recall no. Kw. Owner notification began october 5, 1999. 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 volkswagen 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).

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  • 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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