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1999 AUDI A4 RECALLS

1999 Audi A4

    A4 (B5, Typ 8D, facelift 1999) generation is a 5 or 4 doors station wagon estate or sedan produced by Audi from 1999 to 2000 with petrol and diesel engines with maxspeed 144 mph. Capacity is 5 passengers including driver and total weight is 3990 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 2.8 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 1.8 Turbo (180 Hp)
    • A4 1.8 Turbo (180 Hp) quattro
    • A4 1.9 TDI (110 Hp) quattro
    • A4 1.9 TDI (115 Hp)
    • A4 1.9 TDI (115 Hp) Tiptronic
    • A4 1.9 TDI (116 Hp)
    • A4 1.9 TDI (116 Hp) quattro
    • A4 1.9 TDI (116 Hp) Tiptronic
    • A4 1.9 TDI (90 Hp)
    • A4 1.8 20V (125 Hp)
    • A4 1.9 TDI (90 Hp) Automatic
    • A4 2.4 V6 30V (165 Hp) quattro
    • A4 2.4 V6 30V (165 Hp) Tiptronic
    • A4 2.5 TDI V6 (150 Hp)
    • A4 2.5 TDI V6 (150 Hp) Tiptronic
    • 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 Turbo (150 Hp)
    • A4 1.8 20V Turbo (150 Hp) Tiptronic
    • A4 1.8 20V Turbo (180 Hp)
    • A4 1.8 Turbo (125 Hp) quattro
    • A4 1.8 Turbo (150 Hp) quattro
    • 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
    • A4 2.5 TDI V6 (150 Hp) quattro Tiptronic
    • A4 2.5 TDI 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) Tiptronic
    • A4 1.6i (101 Hp)
    • A4 1.8 Turbo (180 Hp) quattro
    • A4 1.9 TDI (110 Hp)
    • A4 1.9 TDI (110 Hp) quattro
    • A4 1.9 TDI (116 Hp)
    • A4 1.9 TDI (116 Hp) quattro
    • A4 1.9 TDI (116 Hp) Tiptronic
    • 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 1.8 20V (125 Hp)
    • 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 2.5 TDI V6 (150 Hp) quattro
    • A4 2.5 TDI V6 (150 Hp) quattro Tiptronic
    • A4 2.5 TDI V6 (150 Hp) Tiptronic
    • 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
    • A4 1.8 Turbo (180 Hp)

    Features & Specs

    1

    5
    seats

    2

    15-35 mpg city
    29-55 mpg hwy

    3

    FWD, AWD
    drivetrain

    4

    75-193
    horsepower

    Reported Problems

    8 Total Safety Recalls Found

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

    • Total cars affected: 50

    • NHTSA campaign: 14E007000

    • Date of the problem: 07/03/2014

    A failure of the timing belt may cause the engine to shut down, potentially increasing the risk of a vehicle crash.

    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.

    AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:DRIVER SIDE:INFLATOR MODULE

    • Total cars affected: 106857

    • NHTSA campaign: 20V056000

    • Date of the problem: 31/01/2020

    In the event of a crash necessitating air bag deployment, the air bag may not properly protect the occupant, increasing the risk of serious injury or death.

    STEERING:LINKAGES:ROD:RELAY:CONNECTING

    • Total cars affected: 51900

    • NHTSA campaign: 99V248000

    • Date of the problem: 13/09/1999

    IF MOISTURE AND/OR DUST PARTICLES ENTER THE SWIVEL BEARING MECHANISM, THE SWIVEL BEARING COULD WEAR OVER TIME DIMINISHING THE STEERING CONTROL OF THE VEHICLE.

    STEERING:LINKAGES:ROD:RELAY:CONNECTING

    • Total cars affected: 83000

    • NHTSA campaign: 00V414000

    • Date of the problem: 06/12/2000

    IF MOISTURE AND/OR DUST PARTICLES ENTER THE SWIVEL BEARING MECHANISM, THE SWIVEL BEARING COULD WEAR OVER TIME DIMINISHING THE STEERING CONTROL OF THE VEHICLE.

    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.

    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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