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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.

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    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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