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  Safety Recalls of Audi A6 Vehicles

There have been 33 safety recalls for the Audi A6. The most recent recalls are shown below. Table 1 and Table 2 show the historical recalls and the recall statistics by the model year of the Audi A6.

NHTSA Recall #: 18V427000; Jun. 22, 2018

an inflator explosion may result in sharp metal fragments striking the driver or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death.

Recalled Vehicles: 2005 Audi A4, 2006 Audi A4, 2007 Audi A4, 2008 Audi A4, 2007 Audi A4 Cabriolet, 2008 Audi A4 Cabriolet, 2009 Audi A4 Cabriolet, 2005 Audi A6, 2006 Audi A6, 2007 Audi A6, 2008 Audi A6, 2009 Audi A6, 2010 Audi A6, 2011 Audi A6, 2004 Audi RS4, 2007 Audi RS4, 2008 Audi RS4, 2005 Audi S4, 2006 Audi S4, 2007 Audi S4, 2008 Audi S4, 2009 Audi S4, 2007 Audi S6, 2008 Audi S6, 2009 Audi S6, 2010 Audi S6, 2011 Audi S6
Component: AIR BAGS:PASSENGER SIDE FRONTAL
Recall Summary: volkswagen group of america, inc. (volkswagen) is recalling certain 2005-2008 audi a4 sedan, a4 avant, s4 avant and s4 sedan, 2007-2008 rs4 sedan, 2004 rs4 cabriolet, 2007-2009 a4 cabriolet and s4 cabriolet, 2005-2011 a6 sedan, 2006-2011 a6 avant, and 2007-2011 s6 sedan vehicles.... Details of this recall goto detail
NHTSA Recall #: 18V370000; Jun. 4, 2018

if the pods module malfunctions, the front passenger air bag may not deploy properly in the event of a crash, increasing the risk of injury.

Recalled Vehicles: 2012 Audi A6, 2013 Audi A6, 2014 Audi A6, 2015 Audi A6, 2016 Audi A6, 2017 Audi A6, 2018 Audi A6, 2012 Audi A7, 2013 Audi A7, 2014 Audi A7, 2015 Audi A7, 2016 Audi A7, 2017 Audi A7, 2018 Audi A7, 2014 Audi RS7, 2015 Audi RS7, 2016 Audi RS7, 2017 Audi RS7, 2018 Audi RS7, 2013 Audi S6, 2014 Audi S6, 2015 Audi S6, 2016 Audi S6, 2017 Audi S6, 2018 Audi S6, 2013 Audi S7, 2014 Audi S7, 2015 Audi S7, 2016 Audi S7, 2017 Audi S7, 2018 Audi S7
Component: AIR BAGS: OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM - OCS (FRONT PASSENGER)
Recall Summary: volkswagen group of america, inc. (volkswagen) is recalling certain 2013-2018 audi s6 and s7, 2012-2018 a7 and a6 sedan, and 2014-2018 rs7 vehicles equipped with basic seats (with or without heating). stress or wear of the body-sensing mat within the front passenger seat may cause the passenger ... Details of this recall goto detail
NHTSA Recall #: 18V004000; Jan. 4, 2018

An inflator explosion may result in sharp metal fragments striking the driver or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death.

Recalled Vehicles: 2009 Audi A4 Cabriolet, 2009 Audi A6, 2010 Audi A6, 2011 Audi A6, 2009 Audi S4 Cabriolet, 2009 Audi S6, 2010 Audi S6, 2011 Audi S6
Component: AIR BAGS:PASSENGER SIDE FRONTAL
Recall Summary: Volkswagen group of America, inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2010-2011 Audi a6 avant, a6 sedan and s6 sedan vehicles, ever registered in the states of arizona, arkansas, delaware, district of columbia, illinois, indiana, kansas, kentucky, maryland, missouri, nebraska, nevada, new jersey, new ... Details of this recall goto detail
NHTSA Recall #: 17V781000; Dec. 6, 2017

A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source, increases the risk of a fire.

Recalled Vehicles: 2012 Audi A6, 2013 Audi A6, 2014 Audi A6, 2012 Audi A7, 2013 Audi A7, 2014 Audi A7
Component: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
Recall Summary: Volkswagen group of America, inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2012-2014 Audi a6 and a7 vehicles. The fuel line has a compression point that can weaken, potentially resulting in a fuel leak. ... Details of this recall goto detail
NHTSA Recall #: 17V032000; Jan. 11, 2017

An inflator rupture may result in metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants resulting in serious injury or death.

Recalled Vehicles: 2005 Audi A4, 2006 Audi A4, 2007 Audi A4, 2008 Audi A4, 2009 Audi A4, 2005 Audi A6, 2006 Audi A6, 2007 Audi A6, 2008 Audi A6, 2009 Audi A6, 2007 Audi RS4, 2008 Audi RS4, 2005 Audi S4, 2006 Audi S4, 2007 Audi S4, 2008 Audi S4, 2009 Audi S4, 2007 Audi S6, 2008 Audi S6, 2009 Audi S6
Component: AIR BAGS:PASSENGER SIDE FRONTAL
Recall Summary: Volkswagen group of America, inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2009 Audi a4 cabriolet, s4 cabriolet, a6 avant, a6 sedan and s6 sedan vehicles originally sold, or ever registered, in arizona, arkansas, delaware, the district of columbia, illinois, indiana, kansas, kentucky, maryland, missouri, ... Details of this recall goto detail
NHTSA Recall #: 17V002000; Jan. 3, 2017

If the coolant pump overheats, it can increase the risk of a fire.

Recalled Vehicles: 2013 Audi A4, 2014 Audi A4, 2015 Audi A4, 2016 Audi A4, 2013 Audi A5, 2014 Audi A5, 2015 Audi A5, 2016 Audi A5, 2017 Audi A5, 2012 Audi A6, 2013 Audi A6, 2014 Audi A6, 2015 Audi A6, 2013 Audi Q5, 2014 Audi Q5, 2015 Audi Q5, 2016 Audi Q5, 2017 Audi Q5
Component: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM
Recall Summary: Volkswagen group of America, inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2013-2017 Audi a5, a5 cabriolet and q5 vehicles, 2013-2016 Audi allroad and Audi a4 vehicles and 2012-2015 Audi a6 vehicles. These vehicles, equipped with 2.... Details of this recall goto detail
NHTSA Recall #: 16V955000; Dec. 29, 2016

In the event of a crash, if the air bags and/or the seat belt pretensioners do not inflate or function properly, the vehicle occupants have an increased risk of injury.

Recalled Vehicles: 2017 Audi A4, 2017 Audi A6, 2017 Audi A7, 2018 Audi Q5, 2017 Audi Q7, 2016 Volkswagen E-golf, 2017 Volkswagen Golf, 2017 Volkswagen Tiguan
Component: AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:DRIVER SIDE INFLATOR MODULE
Recall Summary: Volkswagen group of America, inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain model year 2017 Audi a7, a4, a6, Volkswagen golf and tiguan vehicles and 2016 Volkswagen e-golf vehicles for driver frontal air bags, passenger frontal air bags or head air bags that may not deploy properly.... Details of this recall goto detail
NHTSA Recall #: 16V646000; Sep. 7, 2016

A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source increases the risk of a fire.

Recalled Vehicles: 2012 Audi A6, 2013 Audi A6, 2012 Audi A7, 2013 Audi A7
Component: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
Recall Summary: Volkswagen group of America, inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain model year 2012-2013 Audi a6 and Audi a7 vehicles. The affected vehicles have a fuel hose in the engine compartment that may degrade and leak fuel. ... Details of this recall goto detail
NHTSA Recall #: 16V382000; May. 31, 2016

An inflator rupture may result in metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants resulting in serious injury or death.

Recalled Vehicles: 2004 Audi A4, 2005 Audi A4, 2006 Audi A4, 2007 Audi A4, 2008 Audi A4, 2005 Audi A6, 2006 Audi A6, 2007 Audi A6, 2008 Audi A6, 2009 Audi A6, 2010 Audi A6, 2011 Audi A6
Component: AIR BAGS:PASSENGER SIDE FRONTAL
Recall Summary: Volkswagen group of America, inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain model year 2004-2008 Audi a4, and 2005-2011 Audi a6 vehicles originally sold, or ever registered, in alabama, California, florida, georgia, hawaii, louisiana, mississippi, south carolina, texas, puerto rico, american samoa, guam, ... Details of this recall goto detail
NHTSA Recall #: 15V823000; Dec. 8, 2015

An air bag that does not deploy as intended increases the risk of occupant injury in a crash.

Recalled Vehicles: 2012 Audi A6, 2013 Audi A6, 2012 Audi A7, 2013 Audi A7
Component: AIR BAGS: OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM - OCS (FRONT PASSENGER)
Recall Summary: Volkswagen group of America, inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain model year 2012-2013 Audi a6 vehicles manufactured March 28, 2011, to March 25, 2013, and 2012-2013 Audi a7 vehicles manufactured January 25, 2011, to March 19, 2013.... Details of this recall goto detail
Table 1. Historical Recalls of Audi A6 Vehicles
Date Component Vehicle Affected
Jun. 22, 2018   Air Bags:passenger Side Frontal 237,947
Jun. 4, 2018   Air Bags: Occupant Classification System - Ocs (front Passenger) 139,249
Jan. 4, 2018   Air Bags:passenger Side Frontal 10,166
Dec. 6, 2017   Fuel System, Gasoline:delivery:hoses, Lines/piping, And Fittings 48,693
Jan. 11, 2017   Air Bags:passenger Side Frontal 33,421
Jan. 3, 2017   Engine And Engine Cooling:cooling System 342,867
Dec. 29, 2016   Air Bags:frontal:driver Side Inflator Module 5,947
Sep. 7, 2016   Fuel System, Gasoline:delivery:hoses, Lines/piping, And Fittings 28,249
May. 31, 2016   Air Bags:passenger Side Frontal 194,453
Dec. 8, 2015   Air Bags: Occupant Classification System - Ocs (front Passenger) 21,074
Jan. 20, 2015   Fuel System, Gasoline:fuel Injection System:fuel Rail 26,008
Dec. 6, 2011   Air Bags:side/window 317
May. 3, 2011   Fuel System, Other:storage:tank Assembly 5,992
Apr. 8, 2008   Fuel System, Gasoline:storage:tank Assembly 68,240
Aug. 28, 2007   Fuel System, Gasoline:delivery:fuel Pump 34,358
Aug. 1, 2007   Structure:body:trunk Lid 23,898
Jun. 5, 2006   Electrical System 70,512
Jan. 23, 2006   Fuel System, Gasoline:delivery:fuel Pump 74,000
Oct. 12, 2004   Vehicle Speed Control 28,300
Mar. 18, 2004   Electrical System 172,866
Apr. 7, 2003   Tire 1,360
Oct. 9, 2002   Air Bags:frontal 170
Jun. 18, 2001   Visibility:windshield Wiper/washer 2,837
May. 3, 2001   Fuel System, Gasoline:storage:tank Assembly 70,000
Dec. 6, 2000   Steering:linkages:rod:relay:connecting 83,000
Sep. 13, 1999   Steering:linkages:rod:relay:connecting 51,900
May. 21, 1999   Service Brakes, Hydraulic:power Assist:vacuum:hoses, Lines/piping, And Fittings 88,121
Mar. 22, 1999   Fuel System, Gasoline:storage:tank Assembly:filler Pipe And Cap 27,964
Jun. 22, 1998   Engine And Engine Cooling:cooling System 19,800
Oct. 8, 1997   Air Bags:frontal 39,300
Sep. 19, 1997   Fuel System, Gasoline:storage:tank Assembly:filler Pipe And Cap 31
Jul. 22, 1997   Seat Belts:rear 12
Jan. 29, 1996   Electrical System:ignition:switch 24,000


Table 2. Recall Statistics of Audi A6 Model Years
Model# Recalls
2018 Audi A6 1
2017 Audi A6 2
2016 Audi A6 1
2015 Audi A6 2
2014 Audi A6 3
2013 Audi A6 5
2012 Audi A6 7
2011 Audi A6 3
2010 Audi A6 3
2009 Audi A6 4
2008 Audi A6 4
2007 Audi A6 4
2006 Audi A6 4
2005 Audi A6 3
2004 Audi A6 4
2003 Audi A6 7
2002 Audi A6 4
2001 Audi A6 7
2000 Audi A6 3
1999 Audi A6 8
1998 Audi A6 9
1997 Audi A6 2
1996 Audi A6 2
1995 Audi A6 2
1994 Audi A6 1