AUDI 5000 1981: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:ACCELERATOR PEDAL

Make : AUDI Model : 5000 Year : 1981
Build Dates : 1977-08-01 - 1982-04-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 82V037000
Date Owner's Notified: 1982-05-28 Date Received by ODI: 1982-04-21 Date Added to Database: 1982-04-23
Manufacturers Involved: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:ACCELERATOR PEDAL
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 92000
Summary:
      ON THE INVOLVED VEHICLES, AN IMPROPERLY PLACED MAT INTERFERES WITH THE VIBRATION ABSORBER ATTACHED TO THE UNDERSIDE OF THE ACCELERATOR. THE PEDAL MAY NOT FULLY RETURN TO THE IDLE POSITION.
Consequence:
      CONSEQUENCE OF DEFECT: THIS COULD RESULT IN UNINTENTIONAL ACCLERATION WHICH COULD CAUSE LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL AND AN ACCIDENT.
Remedy:
      DEALER WILL INSTALL, WHERE NECESSARY, A GUIDE FOR THE ACCELERATOR PEDAL AND INSPECT THE ENTIRE THROTTLE SYSTEM.
Report Initiator: ODI V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION.SYSTEM: FUEL; ACCELERATOR PEDAL DAMPER.NOTE: ON ALL AFFECTED VEHICLES THE DRIVER IS ADVISED NOT TO REMOVE THE KEY FROMTHE IGNITION WHILE CAR IS IN MOTION DUE TO THE STEERING LOCK HINDERING VEHICLEMANEUVERABILITY.