1998 Audi A6 Vehicle Speed Control Recall

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1998 Audi A6 Vehicle Speed Control Recall

 NHTSA Recall #42253
NHTSA Compaign #04V495000
MFG Compaign #JB/JG
 Model Year1998
 Date of notification29/10/04
 Begin date of manufacuring01/08/97
 End date of manufacturing31/07/99
Type of recallV
Recall initiatorODI
 Report received12/10/04
 Report created19/10/04
Regulation part number
FMV safety standard number
Estimated number of affected units28300
 Defect summaryOn certain passenger vehicles equipped with 2. 8l, v6 5-valve engines, and automatic transmissions, while driving during extremely low ambient temperatures the throttle may freeze in an open position due to ice accumulating in the throttle body.
 Consequence summaryIf this occurs, the vehicle may fail to reduce speed when the driver lifts his/her foot from the gas pedal. This loss of vehicle control could result in a crash without warning.
 Corrective actionAudi will install a replacement throttle body kit free of charge. The recall began on october 29, 2004. Owners may contact audi at 1-800-822-2834. Owners of vehicles which are not registered in the cold-weather states of alaska, colorado, connecticut, delaware, idaho, illinois, indiana, iowa, maine, maryland, massachusetts, michigan, minnesota, montana, nebraska, nevada, new hampshire, new jersey, new york, north dakota, ohio, oregon, pennsylvania, rhode island, south dakota, vermont, washington, wisconsin, and wyoming, will be notified of a service action, under which they will be provided the free remedy upon request.
 Recall notesVw/audi recall nos. Jb/jg. Customers can 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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