AUDI 5000 1986: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM

Make : AUDI Model : 5000 Year : 1986
Build Dates : 1984-08-01 - 1986-07-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 86V103000
Date Owner's Notified: 1986-10-09 Date Received by ODI: 1986-08-04 Date Added to Database: 1986-08-06
Manufacturers Involved: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 80710
Summary:
      MISADJUSTMENT OF FUEL DISTRIBUTOR ALLOWS FUEL TO ESCAPE AND BE ABSORBED BY THE AIR FILTER. CONSEQUENCE OF DEFECT: WITH THE FUEL ABSORBED BY THE AIR FILTER AND AN ENGINE BACKFIRE ON RESTART, THIS FUEL COULD IGNITE AND RESULT IN AN ENGINE COMPARTMENT FIRE.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      INSTALLATION OF AN AIR FILTER MODIFICATION KIT TO PRECLUDE FUEL LEAKS.
Report Initiator: ODI V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      SYSTEM: FUEL/ENGINE COMPARTMENT.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS.