Defect Investigations of Audi A6

There have been 10 defect investigations conducted for the following Audi A6 model year vehicles.

1 Tank assembly defect investigations of Audi A6 vehicles
This investigation was opened on Jan. 31, 2008. It was closed on May. 30, 2008. This investigation resulted in a vehicle safety recall.
Volkswagen (vw) is recalling certain vw passat 4motion and Audi a6 quattro and allroad quattro all-wheel drive passenger cars. Vw vehicles subject to recall were manufactured from November 22, 2000 through may 31, 2005 and Audi vehicles subject to recall were manufactured from June 2, 2001 to June
Vehicles covered by this investigations include: the 2001 Audi A6, the 2002 Audi A6, the 2003 Audi A6, the 2004 Audi A6, the 2005 Audi A6, the 2001 Audi Allroad, the 2002 Audi Allroad, the 2003 Audi Allroad, the 2004 Audi Allroad, the 2005 Audi Allroad, the 2001 Audi Quattro, the 2002 Audi Quattro, the 2001 Volkswagen Passat, the 2002 Volkswagen Passat, the 2003 Volkswagen Passat, the 2004 Volkswagen Passat, the 2005 Volkswagen Passat.
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2 Electrical system defect investigations of Audi A6 vehicles
This investigation was opened on Feb. 27, 2006. It was closed on Jul. 20, 2006. This investigation resulted in a vehicle safety recall.
Volkswagen of America, inc. (voa) conducted a safety recall (NHTSA recall number 04v133) to add a plastic cover to the top section of the knee bolster crossmember to prevent contact with the headlight switch wiring harness.
Vehicles covered by this investigations include: the 1998 Audi A6, the 1999 Audi A6, the 2000 Audi A6, the 1998 Audi S6, the 1999 Audi S6, the 2000 Audi S6.
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3 Fuel injection system defect investigations of Audi A6 vehicles
This investigation was opened on Jun. 30, 2004. It was closed on Feb. 10, 2005. This investigation resulted in a vehicle safety recall.
Vwoa has recalled approximately 28,300 my 1998-99 a6 vehicles in cold weather states that experienced the highest rate of throttle icing incidents in the subject vehicles (04v-495). The failure rate in the a4 and passat vehicles is much lower than in the recalled vehicles.
Vehicles covered by this investigations include: the 1998 Audi A4, the 1999 Audi A4, the 1998 Audi A6, the 1999 Audi A6, the 1998 Volkswagen Passat, the 1999 Volkswagen Passat.
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4 Vehicle speed control defect investigations of Audi A6 vehicles
This investigation was opened on Mar. 5, 2004. It was closed on Jun. 30, 2004. Complaints received by odi and Audi allege that, in extreme cold weather, the throttle may unexpectedly fail to return to idle when the accelerator pedal is released, making it difficult to stop the vehicle.
Vehicles covered by this investigations include: the 1998 Audi A6, the 1999 Audi A6.
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5 Electrical system wiring defect investigations of Audi A6 vehicles
This investigation was opened on Nov. 25, 2003. It was closed on May. 7, 2004. This investigation resulted in a vehicle safety recall.
The subject vehicles are equipped with a knee bolster located under the dash, near the drivers knees. A wiring harness is also located in the dash, in that same area. Audi's analysis of 39 vehicles indicated that the knee bolster was rubbing against that wiring harness.
Vehicles covered by this investigations include: the 1999 Audi A6, the 2000 Audi A6.
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6 Fuses and circuit breakers defect investigations of Audi A6 vehicles
This investigation was opened on Jul. 25, 2003. It was closed on Nov. 25, 2003. Of the 22 total complaints, 11 were received for the 1999 model year and 11 for the 2000 model year. Audi is conducting testing to determine the origin and cause of the fire.
Vehicles covered by this investigations include: the 1999 Audi A6, the 2000 Audi A6.
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7 Steering wheel and handle bar defect investigations of Audi A6 vehicles
This investigation was opened on May. 15, 2003. It was closed on Sep. 17, 2003. This pe was opened based on four odi complaints that the steering wheel overheats. Vw has shown that moisture and prespiration permeate the steering wheel cover causing the heating element to corrode. This corrosion may cause a small, localized area of the steering wheel to experience a brief
Vehicles covered by this investigations include: the 1998 Audi A6, the 1999 Audi A6, the 1998 Audi Audi, the 1999 Audi Audi.
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8 Service brakes, hydraulic defect investigations of Audi A6 vehicles
This investigation was opened on Jan. 23, 2002. It was closed on Jul. 12, 2002. Allege bracket that attaches the brake and clutch pedals to the instrument panel fractures while driving
Vehicles covered by this investigations include: the 1998 Audi A4, the 1999 Audi A4, the 2000 Audi A4, the 2001 Audi A4, the 1998 Audi A6, the 1999 Audi A6, the 2000 Audi A6, the 2001 Audi A6.
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9 Vehicle speed control linkages defect investigations of Audi A6 vehicles
This investigation was opened on Oct. 28, 1999. It was closed on Mar. 31, 2000. This investigation resulted in a vehicle safety recall.
Odi has received 12 complaints of underhood fuel line leakage in 1992-1995 Audi 100, s4, and s6 vehicles equipped with 2. 2l I-5 dohc turbo (s4 and s6) or 2. 8l v-6 sohc normally aspirated (100 and a6) engines.
Vehicles covered by this investigations include: the 1992 Audi 100, the 1993 Audi 100, the 1994 Audi 100, the 1995 Audi 100, the 1994 Audi A6, the 1995 Audi A6, the 1992 Audi S4, the 1993 Audi S4, the 1994 Audi S4, the 1995 Audi S4, the 1994 Audi S6, the 1995 Audi S6.
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10 Vehicle speed control linkages defect investigations of Audi A6 vehicles
This investigation was opened on Jan. 1, 1999. It was closed on Mar. 24, 1999. This investigation resulted in a vehicle safety recall.
Complaint alleges that when attempting to refuel the vehicle, with a balance type refueling nozzle system, the fuel spits back violently from the fuel fill pipe
Vehicles covered by this investigations include: the 1998 Audi A6, the 1999 Audi A6.
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