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1990 AUDI 90 RECALLS

1990 Audi 90

90 (B3, Typ 89,89Q,8A) generation is a 4 doors sedan produced by Audi from 1988 to 1990 with diesel and petrol engines with maxspeed 134 mph. Capacity is 5 passengers including driver and total weight is 3836 lbs with 1014 lbs maxload.


Model Trims

  • 90 1.6 TD (80 Hp)
  • 90 2.3 E (133 Hp) quattro
  • 90 2.3 E 20V (166 Hp) quattro
  • 90 2.3 E 20V (167 Hp)
  • 90 2.3 E 20V (167 Hp) Automatic
  • 90 2.3 E 20V (170 Hp)
  • 90 2.3 E 20V (170 Hp) quattro
  • 90 2.3 E CAT (136 Hp) Automatic
  • 90 2.0 E 20V (160 Hp)
  • 90 2.0 E 20V (160 Hp) quattro

Features & Specs

1

5
seats

2

17-34 mpg city
31-62 mpg hwy

3

FWD, AWD
drivetrain

4

80-170
horsepower

Reported Problems

3 Total Safety Recalls Found

AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE

  • Total cars affected: 54800

  • NHTSA campaign: 97V172000

  • Date of the problem: 06/10/1997

IN THE EVENT THE SENSOR SHOULD MALFUNCTION, THE AIR BAG RESTRAINT SYSTEM CAN INADVERTENTLY DEPLOY. DEPLOYMENT OF THE AIR BAG RESTRAINT SYSTEM WITHOUT WARNING COULD CAUSE A DRIVER TO LOSE VEHICLE CONTROL.

POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY

  • Total cars affected: 152000

  • NHTSA campaign: 93V006000

  • Date of the problem: 11/01/1993

IN THE EVENT OF FAILURE, THE VEHICLE'S DRIVE WHEELS COULDLOSE POWER. IN EXTREME CIRCUMSTANCES, THE FRONT WHEELS LOCK, CAUSING RAPIDDECELERATION RESULTING IN POSSIBLE LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL AND AN ACCIDENT.

STEERING:COLUMN LOCKING:ANTI-THEFT DEVICE

  • Total cars affected: 6600

  • NHTSA campaign: 90V070000

  • Date of the problem: 10/04/1990

BOLT BREAKAGE WOULD CAUSE STEERING WHEEL TO REMAIN LOCKED EVEN AFTER THE DRIVER TURNS THE IGNITION KEY AND ATTEMPTS TO MOVE THE CAR; THIS TOTAL LOSS OF STEERING CONTROL COULD RESULT IN AN ACCIDENT.

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