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AUDI A6 PROBLEMS | SAFETY RECALLS & DEFECTS

Access the National Highway Traffic Safety database of AUDI A6 recalls and defective parts found on AUDI A6 automobiles. The National Highway Traffic Safety administration is authorized to order the AUDI A6 manufacturers to recall and repair vehicles or parts of motor vehicle equipment when its investigation indicates that they contain serious safety defects in their design, structure, body, or performance.



Most Recent Recalls For AUDI A6

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2001-2004 AUDI A6 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY Recall
2001-2004 AUDI A6FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY
Units affected: 68240
VOLKSWAGEN OF AMERICA, INC
Report Date: 2008-04-08
Summary: VOLKSWAGEN IS RECALLING 68,240 MY 2001-2004 AUDI A6 QUATTRO VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 2.7L, 2.8L, OR 3.0L ENGINES AND MY 2001-2005 ALLROAD QUATTRO VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 2.7L OR 4.2L ENGINES. THE AGING OF THE PLASTIC MATERIAL IN THE FUEL TANK ROLLOVER VALVE COMBINED WITH BENDING STRESS FROM THE ALUMINUM VENTILATION LINE TO THE ROLLOVER VALVE NIPPLE MAY LEAD TO CRACKING OF THE NIPPLE. IF THIS HAPPENS, A FUEL LEAK MAY RESULT.Read More!
2003 AUDI A6 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP Recall
2003 AUDI A6FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP
Units affected: 34358
VOLKSWAGEN OF AMERICA, INC
Report Date: 2007-08-28
Summary: ON CERTAIN VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 1.8L TURBO, 2.8L V6, OR 3.0L ENGINES, A CHANGE IN THE ELECTRICAL MOTOR COMPONENTS IN THE FUEL PUMP CAN LEAD TO AN INOPERATIVE FUEL PUMP AND, ULTIMATELY, STOPPAGE OF FUEL SUPPLY TO THE ENGINE CAUSING IT TO STALL.Read More!
1998-2004 AUDI A6 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM Recall
1998-2004 AUDI A6ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Units affected: 70512
VOLKSWAGEN OF AMERICA, INC
Report Date: 2006-06-05
Summary: ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH HALOGEN LOW BEAM HEADLIGHTS, CERTAIN CONNECTOR PINS IN THE HEADLIGHT SWITCH CONNECTOR COME INTO CONTACT WITH EACH OTHER CAUSING A SHORT CIRCUIT. NOTE: VEHICLES WITH XENON LOW BEAM HEADLIGHTS ARE NOT AFFECTED BECAUSE THE CIRCUIT IN THESE VEHICLES CONTAINS A FUSE, WHICH PRECLUDES EXCESSIVE CURRENT FLOW IN THE CASE OF A SHORT CIRCUIT. AUDI S6 AND S6 AVANT VEHICLES ARE ALL EQUIPPED WITH XENON LOW BEAM HEADLIGHTS AND, THEREFORE, ARE NOT LONGER AFFECTED BY THIS RECALL.Read More!
2003 AUDI A6 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP Recall
2003 AUDI A6FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP
Units affected: 74000
VOLKSWAGEN OF AMERICA, INC
Report Date: 2006-01-23
Summary: ON CERTAIN VEHICLES PRODUCED FROM SEPTEMBER 2002 - MARCH 2003, EQUIPPED WITH 1.8L TURBO, 2.8L V6, OR 3.0L ENGINES, A CHANGE IN THE ELECTRICAL MOTOR COMPONENTS IN THE FUEL PUMP CAN LEAD TO AN INOPERATIVE FUEL PUMP AND, ULTIMATELY, STOPPAGE OF FUEL SUPPLY TO THE ENGINE CAUSING IT TO STALL.Read More!
1998-1999 AUDI A6 VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL Recall
1998-1999 AUDI A6VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
Units affected: 28300
VOLKSWAGEN OF AMERICA, INC
Report Date: 2004-10-12
Summary: ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 2.8L, V6 5-VALVE ENGINES, AND AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS, WHILE DRIVING DURING EXTREMELY LOW AMBIENT TEMPERATURES THE THROTTLE MAY FREEZE IN AN OPEN POSITION DUE TO ICE ACCUMULATING IN THE THROTTLE BODY.Read More!
1998-2004 AUDI A6 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM Recall
1998-2004 AUDI A6ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Units affected: 172866
VOLKSWAGEN OF AMERICA, INC
Report Date: 2004-03-18
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.Read More!
2001 AUDI A6 TIRES Recall
2001 AUDI A6TIRES
Units affected: 1360
VOLKSWAGEN OF AMERICA,INC
Report Date: 2003-04-07
Summary: CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 2.7L ENGINES FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 110, ¬TIRE SELECTION AND RIMS.¬ THE CALCULATED ¬VEHICLE NORMAL LOAD¬ EXCEEDS THE ALLOWABLE WEIGHT OF THE AXLE LOAD WITH TIRE DIMENSION 225/45R 17 91Y BY 19KG.Read More!
2003 AUDI A6 AIR BAGS:FRONTAL Recall
2003 AUDI A6AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
Units affected: 170
VOLKSWAGEN OF AMERICA,INC
Report Date: 2002-10-09
Summary: ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 3-SPOKE SPORT STEERING WHEELS, IT IS POSSIBLE THAT THE IGNITER FOR THE DRIVER'S SIDE AIR BAG MAY NOT HAVE BEEN PROPERLY ASSEMBLED.Read More!
2001 AUDI A6 VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER Recall
2001 AUDI A6VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER
Units affected: 2837
VOLKSWAGEN OF AMERICA,INC
Report Date: 2001-06-18
Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES (ALLROAD). WHEN ACTIVATING THE WINDSHIELD WIPER UNDER HEAVY LOAD CONDITIONS SUCH AS FREEZING, SNOW OR HEAVY RAIN, ONE WIPER COULD BE DELAYED BEHIND THE OTHER WIPER.Read More!
1998-2001 AUDI A6 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY Recall
1998-2001 AUDI A6FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY
Units affected: 70000
VOLKSWAGEN OF AMERICA,INC
Report Date: 2001-05-03
Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. SULFUR IN FUEL INTERACTS WITH CERTAIN ADDITIVES FOUND IN WIDELY AVAILABLE GASOLINE CAUSING SULFUR TO BECOME DEPOSITED ON THE CONTACT POINTS OF THREE FUEL SENDING UNITS MOUNTED INSIDE THE FUEL TANK. THIS COULD CAUSE THE FUEL GAUGE TO READ FULL WHILE THE FUEL TANK MAY NOT IN FACT BE FULL OR COULD BE EMPTY.Read More!

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Click here to view more details1997 Audi A6 Shock Absorber and Strut Assembly, Rear, This twin-tube gas-charged strut assembly combines position sensitive damping and Monroe's Safe Tech system to enhance control and ride safety without compromising ride comfort; Precision tapered grooves in the pressure tube provide a smooth and comfortable ride by allowing fluid to flow through and around the piston, whereas a Fluon-banded piston and application-engineered rod displaced valving provide extra vehicle control once the piston travels beyond the grooves; Other features include all weather fluid for reduced friction and smooth rod reaction, a hardened and chrome-plated piston rod, as well as a unique rod guide and single lip seal for longer service life and consistent performance; Monroe Strut-Mate Boot Kit with jounce bumper sold separately; With Monroe's limited lifetime warranty..

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$78.05

Click here to view more details1996 Audi A6 Spark Plug, 14 mm thread size, 0.750 in. reach, 5/8 in. wrench diameter, heat range 4; Resistor type, copper electrode core/tip material, projected insulator type, gasket seat style; Constructed with a five-rib, highly purified Alumina insulator that prevents arcing at plug boot and provides superior strength and thermal conductivity, a copper-glass seal that bonds insulator to electrode for a gas-tight seal, and a copper-core center electrode that comes with nickel chrome sheel for superior electrical conductivity and maximum heat dissipation; Its electric heat seal ensures stable heat range for uniform performance; The plug's machine rolled threads guarantee trouble free installation and removal, protecting the expensive cylinder heads; Features a unique U-groove ground electrode developed to meet the demand for improved ignitability and increased fuel combustion resulting in less flame dissipation; Gives the flame a groove to grow in that creates a larger flame front for a more complete combustion even in the case of lean air-fuel mixture; Produces greater firing energy without increasing spark plug gap and larger spark nucleus that stimulates faster combustion; Provides an increase in performance with improved throttle response, greater fuel efficiency and reduced emissions; With 90-day Accel limited warranty..

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$3.58

Click here to view more details about 2010 Audi A6 18" x 8" Alloy Wheel2010 Audi A6 18" x 8" Alloy Wheel, Alloy Wheel; 18 X 8; 48MM Offset; 7 Spokes; 5 Lug; 112MM BP; Hypersilver, , .

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$160.50

Click here to view more details1999 Audi A6 V6, 2.8 L, 2771 CC Rebuilt Engine, Warranty: 3-Year/100,000 Mile, .

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Click here to view more details2012 Audi A6 Used Flywheel, UNKNOWN, Very Good.

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$167.00

Click here to view more details2006 Audi A6 Used Ignition Switch W/Key, w/keyless entry, Very Good.

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$100.00
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