[A4] Control arm recall

Brian White brian at bjwhite.net
Thu Dec 9 11:58:32 EST 2004

Well, part of the reason for the recall is that they are bad even though they LOOK okay.  I wonder 
how well they are checking the cars.  If there is odd tire wear, clunking, squeeking or anything 
I'd force the issue with AoA and/or the dealer a little bit.

---------- Original Message -----------
From: Guitar/Mcqueen <guitar at conknet.com>
To: a4 at audifans.com
Sent: Thu, 9 Dec 2004 11:30:05 -0500
Subject: [A4] Control arm recall

> I just got back from the control arm inspection at the dealership as per the recall 
> letter. I have had this 98.5 A4 Avant since new, and bought it from this dealership, The 
> original control arms are still in place. They told me that it did not need any lower 
> control arm replacements and that the front suspension had only normal wear, (even though 
> there is visible excessive negative camber). They've only done one replacement after 
> inspecting about 60 cars, so this isn't exactly a free parts give-away....  Cheers,      Gordon

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