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Re: '98 A4 recall

This is the only recall for '98 A4s I found on the NHTSA web site:

   Year: 1998
   Make: AUDI
   Model: A4
   Manufactured From: FEB 1997 To: FEB 1998
   Year of Recall: '98
   Type of Report: Vehicle

   Vehicle 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.

   Screen pieces could enter the intake air flow system and prevent the throttle
plate from returning to its full idle position.

   Dealers will install a retaining ring to hold the air screen in place.

   Owner notification is expected to begin during late August-early September
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).

The other problems they had listed were:  "intermittent horn ground" (96),
"static electricity in dry weather could cause airbag to deploy" (95-97 models),
and "Rear seatbelt retractors may not lock properly when engaged" (97)