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1997 AUDI A4 RECALLS

1997 Audi A4

A4 (B5, Typ 8D) generation is a 5 or 4 doors station wagon estate or sedan produced by Audi from 1994 to 1999 with petrol and diesel engines with maxspeed 133 mph. Capacity is 5 passengers including driver and total weight is 4023 lbs with 1213 lbs maxload.


Model Trims

  • A4 1.6i (101 Hp)
  • A4 1.9 TDI (110 Hp) Automatic
  • A4 1.9 TDI (110 Hp) quattro
  • A4 1.9 TDI (90 Hp)
  • A4 1.9 TDI (90 Hp) Automatic
  • A4 2.4 V6 30V (165 Hp)
  • A4 2.4 V6 30V (165 Hp) quattro
  • A4 2.4 V6 30V (165 Hp) Tiptronic
  • A4 2.5 TDI (150 Hp) Automatic
  • A4 2.5 TDI (150 Hp) quattro Tiptronic
  • A4 2.5 TDI V6 (150 Hp)
  • A4 1.8 20V (125 Hp)
  • A4 2.5 TDI V6 (150 Hp) quattro
  • A4 2.6 V6 (150 Hp)
  • A4 2.6 V6 (150 Hp) quattro
  • A4 2.6 V6 (150 Hp) Tiptronic
  • A4 2.8 V6 (174 Hp)
  • A4 2.8 V6 (174 Hp) quattro
  • A4 2.8 V6 30V (193 Hp)
  • A4 2.8 V6 30V (193 Hp) quattro
  • A4 2.8 V6 30V (193 Hp) quattro Tiptronic
  • A4 2.8 V6 30V (193 Hp) Tiptronic
  • A4 1.8 20V (125 Hp) Automatic
  • A4 1.8 20V (125 Hp) quattro
  • A4 1.8 20V Turbo (150 Hp)
  • A4 1.8 20V Turbo (150 Hp) quattro
  • A4 1.8 20V Turbo (150 Hp) Tiptronic
  • A4 1.9 Di (75 Hp)
  • A4 1.9 TDI (110 Hp)
  • A4 1.6i (101 Hp)
  • A4 1.9 TDI (110 Hp)
  • A4 1.9 TDI (110 Hp) Automatic
  • A4 1.9 TDI (110 Hp) quattro
  • A4 1.9 TDI (90 Hp)
  • A4 1.9 TDI (90 Hp) Automatic
  • A4 2.4 V6 30V (165 Hp)
  • A4 2.4 V6 30V (165 Hp) quattro
  • A4 2.4 V6 30V (165 Hp) quattro Tiptronic
  • A4 2.4 V6 30V (165 Hp) Tiptronic
  • A4 2.5 TDI V6 (150 Hp)
  • A4 1.6i (101 Hp) Automatic
  • A4 2.5 TDI V6 (150 Hp) quattro Tiptronic
  • A4 2.5 TDI V6 (150 Hp) Tiptronic
  • A4 2.6 V6 (150 Hp)
  • A4 2.6 V6 (150 Hp) quattro
  • A4 2.6 V6 (150 Hp) Tiptronic
  • A4 1.8 20V (125 Hp)
  • A4 2.8 V6 30V (193 Hp)
  • A4 2.8 V6 30V (193 Hp) quattro
  • A4 2.8 V6 30V (193 Hp) quattro Tiptronic
  • A4 2.8 V6 30V (193 Hp) Tiptronic
  • A4 1.8 20V (125 Hp) Automatic
  • A4 1.8 20V (125 Hp) quattro
  • A4 1.8 20V Turbo (150 Hp)
  • A4 1.8 20V Turbo (150 Hp) quattro
  • A4 1.8 20V Turbo (150 Hp) quattro Tiptronic
  • A4 1.8 20V Turbo (150 Hp) Tiptronic

Features & Specs

1

5
seats

2

15-34 mpg city
27-55 mpg hwy

3

FWD, AWD
drivetrain

4

75-193
horsepower

Reported Problems

8 Total Safety Recalls Found

EXTERIOR LIGHTING

  • Total cars affected: 87745

  • NHTSA campaign: 06E060000

  • Date of the problem: 29/06/2006

LACK OF AMBER SIDE REFLECTORS IN THE LAMPS WILL DECREASE LIGHTING VISIBILITY TO OTHER DRIVERS AND MAY POSSIBLY RESULT IN A VEHICLE CRASH

EXTERIOR LIGHTING

  • Total cars affected: 27176

  • NHTSA campaign: 06E049000

  • Date of the problem: 24/05/2006

WITHOUT THE AMBER REFLECTORS, THE VEHICLE WILL BE POORLY ILLUMINATED, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN A VEHICLE CRASH WITHOUT WARNING.

SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:POWER ASSIST:VACUUM:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

  • Total cars affected: 88121

  • NHTSA campaign: 99V131001

  • Date of the problem: 21/05/1999

THIS CONDITION COULD CAUSE INSUFFICIENT VACUUM TO BE PROVIDED TO THE BRAKE BOOSTER.

AIR BAGS:FRONTAL

  • Total cars affected: 39300

  • NHTSA campaign: 97V175000

  • Date of the problem: 08/10/1997

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

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH

  • Total cars affected: 28594

  • NHTSA campaign: 06V403000

  • Date of the problem: 23/10/2006

THIS CONDITION CAUSES ELECTRICAL ACCESSORIES SUCH AS WINDSHIELD WIPERS AND HEADLIGHTS TO BECOME INOPERATIVE INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH

  • Total cars affected: 27900

  • NHTSA campaign: 00V317000

  • Date of the problem: 11/10/2000

THIS CONDITION CAUSES ELECTRICAL ACCESSORIES SUCH AS WINDSHIELD WIPERS AND HEADLIGHTS TO BECOME INOPERATIVE.

SEAT BELTS:REAR/OTHER

  • Total cars affected: 12

  • NHTSA campaign: 97V115000

  • Date of the problem: 22/07/1997

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

EU rapid alert system

  • Risk level: Injury

  • Rapex alert: A12/00849/20

  • Date of the problem: 12/06/2020

The ammonium nitrate propellant used in the airbag inflator may experience a material alteration over time due to degradation occurring after prolonged exposure to high absolute humidity, high temperatures, and high-temperature cycling.

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