AUDI 5000 1986: POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:LEVER AND LINKAGE:FLOOR SHIFT

Make : AUDI Model : 5000 Year : 1986
Build Dates : 1977-08-01 - 1986-07-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 87V008000
Date Owner's Notified: 1987-02-13 Date Received by ODI: 1987-01-03 Date Added to Database: 1987-02-05
Manufacturers Involved: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:LEVER AND LINKAGE:FLOOR SHIFT
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 251102
Summary:
      SUDDEN ACCELERATION FROM A STATIONARY POSITION MAY OCCUR, WHEN SHIFTING FROM PARK TO REVERSE OR DRIVE.
Consequence:
      UNEXPECTED SUDDEN ACCELERATION WITHOUT PRIOR WARNINGCOULD RESULT IN A VEHICLE CRASH, CAUSING INJURIES.
Remedy:
      INSTALL AN AUTOMATIC SHIFT LOCK TO PREVENT THE TRANSMISSION SHIFT LEVER FROM BEING MOVED FROM PARK TO REVERSE OR DRIVE UNLESS BRAKE PEDAL IS APPLIED AT THE SAME TIME.
Report Initiator: ODI V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      SYSTEM: TRANSMISSION LINKAGE.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES WITH AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION.