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Audi Fox 1977
Volkswagen Of America, Inc
Safety incident date:
Oct 08, 2000
Location:
Orting, WA

throttle cable failed. *mjs

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):587SR977847. Vehicle was purchased on Oct 08, 2000. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Audi FOX 1977 Drive type:RWD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas. Audi FOX 1977 Vehicle Speed Control Cables Transmission Type: AUTO.

Audi A4 1999
Volkswagen Of America, Inc.
Safety incident date:
Sept 11, 2001
Location:
Glenside, PA

when accelerator rod breaks,, rather than slowing down--it throws the car into full throttle.*ak

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WAUCB28D0XA. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Oct 01, 1998. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Audi A4 1999 Drive type:4WD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas. Vehicle Speed: 65 mph.

Audi A4 1996
Volkswagen Of America, Inc.
Safety incident date:
Jan 12, 2004
Location:
Warnerville, NY

at 10 degree below zero throttle cable stuck, and vehicle suddenly accelerated. consumer had to pull out of the road, and turned the ignition switch off. dealer notified. independent mechanic indicated that throttle body was the problem. *ak

Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Audi A4 1996 Drive type:FWD. Fuel System:Fuel injection. Fuel type: gas. Audi A4 1996 Vehicle Speed Control Cables Transmission Type: AUTO.

Audi A6 1999
Volkswagen Of America, Inc.
Safety incident date:
May 16, 2004
Location:
Hudson, WI

consumer's wife had a bad experience last month with the cruise control. she had the cruise set at 75 mph and hit the brakes to turn off the cruise control, but vehicle did not respond. she turned off the switch on the steering column, and that did not stop the cruise control. she put both feet on the brakes and tried to stop vehicle, but the engine continued to run. fortunately, consumer was able to power brake the vehicle, and bring it over to the shoulder of the highway. then, brought the speed down enough to slam the transmission into park, and abruptly stop the vehicle's motion. all four wheels were smoking, and she turned the vehicle off. she called the maplewood audi dealer, where consumer had the car in for full service and scheduled a checkup. vehicle was towed to the dealer, and kept for diagnostic investigation by the technician. when the technician turned the vehicle on engine revved and rpms went back up. the service department pulled the throttle cable from vehicle. and discovered cracks in the housing of the cable. but were not certain that this was the problem. it was technician's guess. consumer's wife questioned this because of the cruise control which was not cable related. *ak

Mileage was 51621 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WAUDA24B7XN. Original Owner. Vehicle was not 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 Quattro 1991
Volkswagen Of America, Inc
Safety incident date:
Nov 04, 2005
Location:
Salisbury, MD

dt: the contact's wife was driving and vehicle accelerated to 90 mph. a local mechanic determined that the control rod was jammed. the mechanic disconnected the cruise control so that the control rod would not stick again. nhtsa recall 96v084000 for was issued. the manufacturer stated this vehicle was not included in the recall due to vin. *ak

Mileage was 106000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WAUKE54C4MN. Vehicle was purchased on June 01, 2004. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Vehicle had 8 cylinders. Audi QUATTRO 1991 Drive type:AWD. Fuel System:Fuel injection. Fuel type: gas. Audi QUATTRO 1991 Vehicle Speed Control Cables Transmission Type: AUTO. Vehicle Speed: 10 mph. Dealer's name: Private Owner .

Audi S4 1993
Volkswagen Of America, Inc
Safety incident date:
Aug 25, 2005
Location:
Mason City, IA

plastic throttle cable piece broke resulting in stuck throttle condition. for an account of the incident along with photos see the url below. *nm http://www.s-cars.org/postnuke/modules.php?op=modload&name=news&file=article&sid=183

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Mileage was 125000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WAUHP84A7PN. Vehicle was purchased on Sept 06, 2001. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Vehicle had 5 cylinders. Audi S4 1993 Drive type:AWD. Fuel System:Turbo. Fuel type: gas. Audi S4 1993 Vehicle Speed Control Cables Transmission Type: MAN . Vehicle Speed: 45 mph. Dealer's name: Carousel Audi .


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