Safety Ratings

Frontal Moderate Overlap Test Results
ACCEPTABLE

Recalls

US NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID: 99V248
Potential Number Of Units Affected: 51,900


Summary:
The tie rods of the steering assembly are protected on each side by a seal to prevent moisture and dust particles from entering the swivel bearing mechanism. It is possible that some tie rod seals may not seal properly. If moisture and/or dust particles enter the swivel bearing mechanism, the swivel bearing could wear over time, diminishing the steering control of the vehicle.

Remedy:
Dealers will replace the tie rods. Owner notification began Oct. 15, 1999. Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Volkswagen at 1-800-822-8987 or Audi at 1-800-822-2834.

Dates of Manufacture:
January - July 1998

Manufacturer Recall Number:
UL/Audi Recall No. KW

Disclaimer

The safety ratings and information is provided directly from the
Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)


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