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A fire could originate in the left dashboard area.

Electrical System

Summary
On certain passenger vehicles, if a driver's knees push against the knee bolster (crash element) located under the dashboard, it can contact the headlight switch wiring harness, and an electrical short could occur.
Actions
Dealers will install a protective covering on the knee bolster (crash element). In addition, the wiring harness as well as the felt protector on the left side of the dashboard carrier will be checked, and replaced if necessary. The recall began on July 26, 2004. Owners should contact Audi at 1-800-822-2834.
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Date Announced
MAR 18, 2004
Vehicles Affected
172,866
NHTSA Campaign #
04V133000
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