[200q20v] Recall - seems as Audi is finanlly coming around
v8q at bellsouth.net
Sat Oct 27 11:54:25 EDT 2001
No, it seems like NHTSA is finally doing their job...
Matt Bauer wrote:
> 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:
> EQUIPMENT:ELECTRIC EQUIPMENT:RADIO:TAPE DECK ETC.
> 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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