Audi A4 owners have reported 12 problems related to brakes failed (under the service brakes category). The most recently reported issues are listed below. Also please check out the statistics and reliability analysis of Audi A4 based on all problems reported for the A4.
Brakes were working fine, coming off freeway, was coasting thru light, traffic stopped, brakes no longer worked, brake pedal was suddenly flush with floor. Rearended a car, car started jumping forward. Had to use the emergency brake to stop the car. Car was towed after accident, not because it was not driveable, it was not driveable due to brake problem. Repair shop said brakes failed to vacuum hose breaking, no warning prior to losing brakes.
See all problems of the 2001 Audi A4 .
The contact owns a 1997 Audi A4. The contact stated that while driving approximately 20 mph, the brakes failed when engaged. The contact was attempting to stop for a traffic stop but the vehicle did not respond. The failure was recurring. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The manufacturer was not notified. The failure mileage was 70,000.
See all problems of the 1997 Audi A4 .
While pulling into the driveway, the brakes failed. The pedal locked up and would not move. There was no braking force at all. I attempted to engage the emergency brake but was unable to before the car crashed into the back of the garage, causing significant damage to the car and the house. The car is currently in the body shop and will then be sent to the mechanic for diagnostic and repairs.
See all problems of the 2002 Audi A4 .
The consumer states that the vehicles left rear brakes failed. Also states that the vehicle often failed to stop during wet conditions, the consumer will press the brakes and there is a delay before they would engage. This happened twice, and almost ran into an intersection, the left rear brakes squeak constantly upon application. The vehicle was taken to the dealer once to fix and it still squeaks. Scc ph.
See all problems of the 1999 Audi A4 .
Brakes failed while going downhill on a wet but clean road. 58 degrees outside. Pedal felt firm and normal but brakes didn't slow car. 2 seconds of direct pressure yielded nothing. I then lifted my foot and repplied the brake with incredible force. 1 second passed with no response and suddenly the brakes grabbed and stopped the car. Scary.
While traveling at approxmimately 20 mph attempted to stop vehicle and brakes failed to slow vehicle down. Consumer's vehicle struck another vehicle, causing no injuries. Dealership has not examined vehicle.
When driving in rainy conditions brakesfailed to engage for several seconds after depressing pedal, causing a very dangerous delay.
See all problems of the 2000 Audi A4 .
Brake failure occurred under wet conditions. Brakes were applied at 30 mph, but did not engage for a few seconds (3). Brakes "chattered" before car eventually stopped, and luckily there was clear traffic ahead of me.
Brakes failed completely at 15mph while approaching stop sign. Car continued right onto the highway. Abs did not kick in. It had rained that morning.
Wet braking. Brakes failed to grab in a timely fashion, major delay in braking action led to my hitting the brake harder causing vehicle to skid sideways on a slippery roadway into another vehicle.
When applying brakes after driving for extended distance, brakes fail on first applying, but return to normal if pumped.
See all problems of the 1998 Audi A4 .
Whenever roads are wet and brake rotors fail vehicle is very difficult to stop. Brakes fail to respond, causing extended stopping distance. Consumer has contacted dealer, dealer unable to determine cause of problem. Dealer replaced brakes, consumer states problem has somewhat improved.
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|Brake Electric Antilock problems||
|Brake Antilock Control Unit/module problems||
|Service Brakes problems||
|Brake Light On problems||
|Brake Disc problems||
|Brake Disc Pads problems||
|Brake Abs Warning Light problems||
|Brakes Failed problems||
|Brake Foundation Components problems||
|Power Assist Brake Vacuum problems||