[200q20v] Recall - seems as Audi is finanlly coming around

Matt Bauer mtbauer at uswest.net
Sat Oct 27 09:27:11 EDT 2001

Got this off of msn's carpoint.....

Recall Alert: AUDI 100, AUDI 200, AUDI V8
                                    Owner Notification Date: 10/23/2001
                                    Number of Units Potentially
Affected: 4,300
                                    Component Description:
                                    NHTSA Campaign Number: 01V324000

                                    Description of Recall Campaign:

                                    Vehicle Description: Passenger
vehicles. An electrolytic capacitor
                                    contained in the amplifier for each
rear speaker could leak an electrolyte,
                                    which may in time and in the
presence of humidity, cause an unwanted conductive

                                    This condition could result in the
amplifier overheating and a potential fire

                                    Volkswagen has not yet provided the
remedy for this recall.
                                    Volkswagen has not yet provided an
owner notification schedule for this recall.
                                    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
                                    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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