AUDI 5000 1986: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

Make : AUDI Model : 5000 Year : 1986
Build Dates : 1983-08-01 - 1988-11-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 89V006000
Date Owner's Notified: 1989-01-23 Date Received by ODI: 1989-01-17 Date Added to Database: 1989-01-23
Manufacturers Involved: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 35000
Summary:
      FUEL INJECTION SEALS MAY HARDEN, DUE TO HIGH TEMPERATURE AND ALCOHOL IN SOME FUELS, AND ALLOW FUEL TO ESCAPE INTO THE ENGINE COMPARTMENT.
Consequence:
      FUEL DRIPPING ONTO HOT ENGINE COMPONENTS COULD CAUSE ANENGINE COMPARTMENT FIRE.
Remedy:
      REPLACE ENGINES FUEL INJECTOR SEALS WITH IMPROVED SEALS PLUS IMPROVEMENTS DESIGNED TO BETTER INSULATE THE ENGINE AGAINST FIRE RISK.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      SYSTEM: FUELVEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS WITH TURBO.