AUDI 5000 1986: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CRUISE CONTROL

Make : AUDI Model : 5000 Year : 1986
Build Dates : 1984-08-01 - 1986-04-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 87V009000
Date Owner's Notified: 1987-02-17 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: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CRUISE CONTROL
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 81000
Summary:
      THE IDLE STABILIZER MAY EXPERIENCE EXCESSIVE WEAR, CAUSING ENGINE IDLE FLUCTUATIONS, USUALLY DESCRIBED AS ENGINE SURGE, WHICH INCREASE WITH USAGE OF THE CAR.
Consequence:
      ENGINE SURGE COULD ULTIMATELY SEE-SAW TO THE EXTEND THATLOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL COULD BE EXPERIENCED IF THE BRAKES WERE NOT APPLIED INTIME. THERE IS A RISK OF A COLLISION AND INJURY IN A CONFINED SPACE.
Remedy:
      REPLACE IDLE STABILIZATION VALVE.
Report Initiator: ODI V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      SYSTEM: THROTTLE/IDLE STABILIZER.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES WITH AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION.