1997 AUDI A6

Report Date:
October 08, 1997
Campaign Number:
97V175000
Component:
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL

Summary:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE DISCHARGE OF STATIC ELECTRICITY UNDER LOW HUMIDITY CONDITIONS CAN ACTIVATE THE DRIVER SIDE AIR BAG WHEN THE DRIVER ENTERS OR EXITS THE VEHICLE AND FORMS AN ELECTRICAL CIRCUIT BY TOUCHING CERTAIN AREAS OF THE STEERING WHEEL.

Consequence Summary:
ACTIVATION OF THE AIR BAG UNDER THESE CONDITIONS CAN CAUSE PERSONAL INJURY.

Corrective Summary:
DEALERS WILL INSTALL A GROUND WIRE ON THE DRIVER SIDE AIR BAG.

1997 AUDI A6

Report Date:
July 22, 1997
Campaign Number:
97V115000
Component:
SEAT BELTS:REAR

Summary:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE REAR SEAT BELT RETRACTORS MAY NOT LOCK PROPERLY WHEN ENGAGED, OR NOT REMAIN LOCKED AFTER BEING ENGAGED.

Consequence Summary:
IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH, AN IMPROPERLY LOCKING SEAT BELT COULD CAUSE INJURY TO AN OCCUPANT.

Corrective Summary:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE REAR SEAT BELT ASSEMBLY.