Audi Steering Linkages Tie Rod Assembly


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Audi A4 1998
Volkswagen Of America, Inc.
Safety incident date:
Sept 30, 1999
Location:
Pleasanton, CA

recalls 99v248 000/tie rod & 99v131 001/brake booster; both mamufacturer's recalls could not be honored because dealer had no parts. but informed consumer that parts would be available on oct 15, 1999. asking nhtsa help in this matter. *ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):PLEASE FILL. Original Owner. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Audi A6 1995
Volkswagen Of America, Inc.
Location:
Fitzwilliam, NH

front left and right tie rods ends ("camber links") needed replacement. i was told this is a saftey issue and the vehicle should not be driven. *ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WAUGA84A7SN. Vehicle was purchased on Feb 01, 1999. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Audi A6 1995 Drive type:4WD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas.

Audi A4 1997
Volkswagen Of America, Inc.
Safety incident date:
Apr 15, 2000
Location:
Fort Collins, CO

stalling at low speeds and idled. has been in the shop since early may, with no successful repair. vehicle stalling in traffic is a safety hazard. audi america contacted, dealer working on car for 30 days. car stalls and it takes up to 6 cranks of up to 30 seconds each to restart.*ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WAUEA88D1VA. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Dec 01, 1996. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Audi A4 1997 Drive type:4WD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas. Vehicle Speed: 0 mph.

Audi A4 1996
Volkswagen Of America, Inc.
Safety incident date:
June 27, 2000
Location:
Albuquerque, NM

inner tie rods were loose and worn out which could eventually cause loss of steering. recall for this problem, but this vehicle not included. *ak *ml

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WAUDA88D9TA. Vehicle was purchased on Aug 01, 1996. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Audi A4 1996 Drive type:FWD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas. Audi A4 1996 Steering Linkages Tie Rod Assembly Transmission Type: MAN .

Audi A4 1999
Volkswagen Of America, Inc.
Safety incident date:
Apr 02, 2001
Location:
Gig Harbor, WA

while driving consumer lost control of vehicle and hit a pole. upon impact, airbags did deploy, but consumer felt that recall on tie rod could have contributed to this accident.*ak

Vehicle was involved in a crash. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Audi A6 1998
Volkswagen Of America, Inc.
Location:
Lincolnshire, IL

tie rods are loose and worn out, allowing dust to enter into mechanism. a recall has been issued on vehicle's make and model; however, this vehicle is not included due to vin.*ak

Original Owner. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Audi A4 1999
Volkswagen Of America, Inc.
Safety incident date:
Feb 01, 2001
Location:
Oakton, VA

consumer received recall 00v414, the vehicle was taken to the dealer where it sat for three days with no repairs made, recall repairs still have not been completed. *yd

Vehicle was purchased on July 01, 1999. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Audi A4 1996
Volkswagen Of America, Inc.
Safety incident date:
Jan 15, 2002
Location:
East Moline, IL

control rods loose according to audi dealer. confirmed by independent repair shop. indpt shop also noted that tie rods were also so loose they were hazardous and indicated on receipt to show audi

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WAUDA88DXTA. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on July 01, 1996. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Audi A4 1996 Drive type:FWD. Fuel type: gas.

Audi A4 1998
Volkswagen Of America, Inc.
Location:
Black Mountain, NC

nhtsa recall #99v248000 concerning tie rods. this vehicle is outside of recall scope. consumer has a file with audi identifying the failure of the tie rods. moisture/dust particles are getting inside swivel bearing. he is concerned that vehicle was not included which is now on record with audi. case #20253198. *ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WAUGD68D3WA. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Audi A4 1996
Volkswagen Of America, Inc.
Location:
West Hollywood, CA

audi of north america recalled their 1999 model a4s for failure of the tie rods. i own a 1996 a4 with tie rods that failed and audi of north america and the dealership refused to repair the damaged tie rods under the recall notice even though the failure was exactly as outlined in the original recall notice sent to all audi dealers. i read recently in the los angeles times that an owner with a 1998 a4 experienced exactly the same problem. it appears the recall should cover all model years of the a4. i requested and saved the damaged tie rods if you would have interest in seeing them. i believe this problem presents a severe danger to operaters of this vehicle and that this problem should be addressed immediately by audi. dt

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WAUDA88D2TA. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Sept 01, 2096. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Audi A4 1996 Drive type:FWD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas.

Audi A4 1998
Volkswagen Of America, Inc.
Safety incident date:
Oct 29, 2002
Location:
New Providence, NJ

consumer stated that they are still having the same problem with there tie rod failing after dealer repairs. ts

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):PLEASE PROV. Original Owner. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Audi A4 1997
Volkswagen Of America, Inc.
Location:
Cincinnati, OH

vehicle is experiencing the same defect with the tie rods as stated in recall number 99 v 248 000, but vehicle is not included, cause recall is on the later year vehicle. please provide more details. ts

Mileage was 64000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WAUCB88D7VA. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Audi A4 1996
Volkswagen Of America, Inc.
Safety incident date:
Oct 21, 2002
Location:
West Hollywood, CA

the tie rods of both front wheels were damaged. the rubber cap was broken on both and the tie rods had a lot of play at the joint underneath. the power steering pump failed causing noise when turning the steering wheel. the right front brake lamp failed. *nlm

Mileage was 66642 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WAUDA8806TA. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle had 6 cylinders. Dealer's name: Keyes Audi . Dealer's telephone number: 818-907-4488 . Dealer's city: Van Nuys . Dealer's state code: CA. Dealer's zipcode: 91401 .

Audi A4 9999
Volkswagen Of America, Inc
Safety incident date:
Sept 28, 1998
Location:
Rochester, NY

the consumer experienced the following: both halves of the a/c has been broken several times/compresser & evaporative) all four springs have been broken, check engine light, repair thermostat(inop), the prop shaft seal and rear differential axle seals have gone, the suspension tie rod ends loose-need to be replaced, brake rotor's, passenger side rear spring(squeaks), rear brakes, serpentine belt, recall ignition switch, mil light on, faulty ect sensor, 6-8 control arms loose, front springs (broken), rear window inop, and the climate control is noisy. scc

Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Audi A4 9999 Drive type:U. Dealer's name: Holtz House Of Vehicles . Dealer's telephone number: 585 334 1600 . Dealer's city: Rochester . Dealer's state code: NY. Dealer's zipcode: 14623 .

Audi A6 1998
Volkswagen Of America, Inc.
Safety incident date:
Oct 16, 2002
Location:
Aurora, IL

tie rods are loose and worn out, allowing dust to enter into mechanism. a recall has been issued on vehicle's make and model; however, this vehicle is not included due to vin.

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Mileage was 61000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WAUBA24B2WN. Vehicle was purchased on Apr 10, 2002. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Vehicle had 6 cylinders. Audi A6 1998 Drive type:AWD. Fuel System:Fuel injection. Fuel type: gas. Audi A6 1998 Steering Linkages Tie Rod Assembly Transmission Type: AUTO. Vehicle Speed: 0 mph. Dealer's name: Continental Audi . Dealer's telephone number: 630-388-1000 . Dealer's city: Naperville . Dealer's state code: IL. Dealer's zipcode: 60540 .

Audi A4 1999
Volkswagen Of America, Inc.
Safety incident date:
Apr 10, 2003
Location:
Glastonbury, CT

vehicle was serviced for 60,000 miles - worn tie rod and ball joints reported. called manufacturer and was told that there were no recalls on the vehicle. nhtsa says there are recalls. *nlm

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WAUED28D9XA. Vehicle was purchased on Apr 03, 2003. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Vehicle had 6 cylinders. Audi A4 1999 Drive type:AWD. Fuel System:Fuel injection. Fuel type: gas. Audi A4 1999 Steering Linkages Tie Rod Assembly Transmission Type: AUTO.

Audi A4 1999
Volkswagen Of America, Inc.
Safety incident date:
June 10, 2003
Location:
Kendall Park, NJ

nhtsa#00-v-414-000; passenger vehicles. 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. consumer has same problem. however this vehicle was not recalled due to the vin. *ak

Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Audi A4 1998
Volkswagen Of America, Inc.
Safety incident date:
June 12, 2003
Location:
Baltimore, MD

i am the owner of a 1998 audi a4 1.8t car. my complaint is my timing belt gave out on the vehicle at 48,643 mls. the owners manual states that the belt should be good for 90,000 mls. my second comlaint is that the tie rods on the front end. *ak of the vehicle need to be replaced. these items should not be giving out on a vehicle with such low mileage. i have not received any notices about any recalls.

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WAUBB28D5WA. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Aug 15, 1998. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Audi A4 1998 Steering Linkages Tie Rod Assembly Transmission Type: MAN . Dealer's name: Tisher Autopark .

Audi A6 2000
Volkswagen Of America, Inc.
Safety incident date:
Aug 25, 2003
Location:
Ledyard, CT

broken tie rods at 40,000 miles. *ak

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Mileage was 40000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WAUED54B6YN. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Jan 06, 2000. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle had 6 cylinders. Audi A6 2000 Drive type:AWD. Fuel System:Turbo. Fuel type: gas. Audi A6 2000 Steering Linkages Tie Rod Assembly Transmission Type: AUTO.

Audi A6 1999
Volkswagen Of America, Inc
Safety incident date:
Oct 10, 2003
Location:
University Hts, OH

front suspension failures. audi a6 front control arms and tie rod ends seem to fail prematurely. i have had to replace first 3 of the left control arms and tie rod end, and then 2 months later 3 of the right control arms and tie rod end on my 1999 audi a6 with 53,000 miles. *la

Mileage was 50000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WAUDA34B6XN. Vehicle was purchased on Jan 18, 2003. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Vehicle had 6 cylinders. Audi A6 1999 Drive type:AWD. Fuel System:Fuel injection. Fuel type: gas. Audi A6 1999 Steering Linkages Tie Rod Assembly Transmission Type: AUTO.


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