AUDI 5000 1986: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

Make : AUDI Model : 5000 Year : 1986
Build Dates : 1987-01-01 - 1995-12-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 96E006000
Date Owner's Notified: 1996-04-10 Date Received by ODI: 1996-03-04 Date Added to Database: 1996-03-12
Manufacturers Involved: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 414
Summary:
      THESE BRAKE HOSE ASSEMBLIES HAVE INADEQUATE CRIMPS ATTACHING THE HOSE TO THE HOSE FITTINGS AND COULD CAUSE THE HOSE AND FITTING TO SEPARATE.
Consequence:
      IF THE BRAKE HOSE ASSEMBLY SEPARATES, LOSS OF BRAKING POWER CAN OCCUR INCREASING THE POTENTIAL FOR A VEHICLE ACCIDENT.
Remedy:
      THESE BRAKE HOSE ASSEMBLIES WILL BE REPLACED.
Report Initiator: ODI E Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      SYSTEM: BRAKES; HYDRAULIC; LINES; HOSES.EQUIPMENT DESCRIPTION: AFTERMARKET BRAKE HOSE ASSEMBLIES, MODEL SP6957, FOR USE ON 1983 THROUGH 1986 AUDI 5000 VEHICLES.NOTE: THE VEHICLE OWNER SHOULD IMMEDIATELY RETURN THE VEHICLE TO THE SERVICE FACILITY WHICH PERFORMED THE INSTALLATION AND THE INSTALLER SHOLD REMOVE THE BRAKE HOSE ASSEMBLY AND REPLACE IT WITH ASSEMBLY SP9037.EIS WILL REMEDY THE DEFECT WITHOUT CHARGE TO THE OWNER FOR THE REPLACEMENT OF THE DEFECTIVE PARTS AND WILL PAY THE INSTALLING FACILITY FOR ITS PURCHASE COST OF THERE PLACEMENT PART 'A COPY OF THE PURCHASE INVOICE WILL BE NEEDED' PLUS A LABOR CHARGE. OWNERS OR INSTALLERS CAN CONTACT EIS AT 129 WORTHINGTON RIDGE, BERLIN, CONNECTICUT 06037, ATTN. D. J. DUPREY, QUALITY ASSURANCE MANAGER, OR CALL1-203-828-8290. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.