Safety Ratings

Safety Ratings data is not currently available for the 1999 Audi A4 4dr Sdn 1.8L Manual.


Potential Number Of Units Affected: 51,900

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.

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


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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