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1997 AUDI A6 Safety Recalls

  • Recall NHTS Number: 97V175000
    Recall Manufacturer Number:
    Recall Date: 10-13-1997
    Affected Vehicles: 39,300
    Component:
    Air bags:frontal
    Summary:
    Vehicle description: passenger vehicles. the discharge of static electricity under low humidity conditions can activate the driver side air bag when the driver enters or exits the vehicle and forms an electrical circuit by touching certain areas of the steering wheel.
    Consequence:
    Activation of the air bag under these conditions can cause personal injury.
    How to Fix:
    Dealers will install a ground wire on the driver side air bag.
    NHTS Notes:
    Owner notification began october 13, 1997.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 1-800-424-9393.
  • Recall NHTS Number: 97V115000
    Recall Manufacturer Number:
    Recall Date: 07-15-1997
    Affected Vehicles: 12
    Component:
    Seat belts:rear
    Summary:
    Vehicle description: passenger vehicles. the rear seat belt retractors may not lock properly when engaged, or not remain locked after being engaged.
    Consequence:
    In the event of a crash, an improperly locking seat belt could cause injury to an occupant.
    How to Fix:
    Dealers will replace the rear seat belt assembly.
    NHTS Notes:
    Note:audi has telephoned all owners involved in this campaign. no further action will be taken on this recall.