Audi Electrical System Ignition Switch


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Audi 5000 1987
Volkswagen Of America, Inc
Safety incident date:
Aug 15, 1997
Location:
West Boxfo, MA

ignition switch failed.

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WAUFC048 H3. Vehicle was purchased on May 01, 1995. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Audi 5000 1987 Drive type:FWD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas.

Audi 100 1994
Volkswagen Of America, Inc.
Safety incident date:
Dec 01, 1997
Location:
Jacksonvil, FL

ignition switch failed, recall component however vehicle denied due to vin #.

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WAUDJ84AXRN. Vehicle was purchased on Dec 01, 1996. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Audi 100 1994 Drive type:FWD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas. Audi 100 1994 Electrical System Ignition Switch Transmission Type: AUTO.

Audi 90 1995
Volkswagen Of America, Inc.
Safety incident date:
June 22, 1999
Location:
Vero Beach, FL

the ignition switch failed to start engine when turned on. instrument panel lights did not come on. took to dealer & had it replaced. problem still exists. took to different dealer & replaced switch again. ignition switch under recall #96v017000 which had also failed. *ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WAUBK88C1SA. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Audi A4 1997
Volkswagen Of America, Inc.
Safety incident date:
Aug 01, 1998
Location:
Santa Susana, CA

ignition switch failure causing various components within the elctrical system to malfunction. yh

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WAUBB88D9VA. Vehicle was purchased on Mar 01, 1998. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Audi A4 1997 Drive type:FWD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas. Audi A4 1997 Electrical System Ignition Switch Transmission Type: AUTO. Vehicle Speed: 65 mph.

Audi Quattro 1999
Volkswagen Of America, Inc
Safety incident date:
Jan 03, 2000
Location:
Newington, CT

car won't start. problem related to quick start to move vehicle on previous start. *ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WAUCB28D8XA. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Oct 01, 1999. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Audi QUATTRO 1999 Drive type:4WD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas. Vehicle Speed: 0 mph.

Audi A6 1997
Volkswagen Of America, Inc.
Safety incident date:
Oct 23, 1998
Location:
Venice, FL

numerous electrical failures and malfunctions including replacement of ignition switch, 2 batteries, 2 alternators, a/c fan relays and fans, numerous wiring "reroutes"; problems still exist. car looses electrical power while driving without warning. cannot be restarted.

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WAUGA84A2VN. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Dec 01, 1996. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Audi A6 1997 Drive type:4WD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas. Vehicle Speed: 35 mph.

Audi 90 1995
Volkswagen Of America, Inc.
Location:
Cheshire, CT

intermittently windshield wipers malfunction, and power locks operate erratically. a recall 96v017000 has been issued on ignition switch. manufacturer will be notified.*ak

Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Audi A4 1996
Volkswagen Of America, Inc.
Safety incident date:
July 02, 2000
Location:
Baltimore, MD

ignition switch was still on when consumer started vehicle. also, starter didn't return back when engaged from the switch, and air conditioner was blowing slowy and there was a smell coming fron the air conditioner. consumer took vehicle to the dealership. mechanic told conssumer that he needed an evaporator , and it was leaking coolant.*ak

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle Speed: 0 mph.

Audi 90 1995
Volkswagen Of America, Inc.
Safety incident date:
Aug 01, 2000
Location:
Delmont, MA

when turning on ignition certain accessories will not work. consumer has to stop car and restart it. took to dealer, and they replaced switch under warranty, and consumer had to pay twice. this is the forth time that consumer has had to have an ignition switch put in. consumer felt audi never fixed the problem. *ak

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Original Owner. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle Speed: 0 mph.

Audi 90 1993
Volkswagen Of America, Inc
Safety incident date:
Sept 25, 2000
Location:
Richmond, VA

when ignition switch does not kick from the start to the run position the starter remains engaged. once in the key is manually moved into the run position if not in the exact position the following systems don't work: head lights, wipers, turn-signals, power windows, rear defrost, side mirrors defrost, air-conditioner / heat system. audi has recalled 24,000 models from '94 - '96 to fix this problem. when i contacted the manufacturer they said i was not part of the recall and that i would have to go to the dealer. the dealer has been very unresponsive to my problems in the past so i thought i would start from the top and go down. thank you for your time. alan toler. *ak

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WAUDJ58C0PA. Vehicle was purchased on Oct 01, 1994. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Audi 90 1993 Drive type:FWD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas. Vehicle Speed: 0 mph.

Audi A4 1998
Volkswagen Of America, Inc.
Safety incident date:
Nov 01, 2000
Location:
Indio, CA

when ignition turned on a steady loud clicking sound from engine compartment begins. engine wll start but only after excessive cranking. *ak

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WAUED28D3WA. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Feb 01, 1998. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Audi A4 1998 Drive type:4WD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas. Vehicle Speed: 0 mph.

Audi 90 1995
Volkswagen Of America, Inc.
Location:
Ocean City, NJ

vehicle was bought used by consumer, and dealer claimed recall 96v017000 was performed prior,but part has failed again. *ak there was starter switch recall but the dealer stated that the recall was performed during the previous owner of the vehicle. *yh

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WAUCA88CSA0. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Audi 90 1995 Drive type:4WD. Audi 90 1995 Electrical System Ignition Switch Transmission Type: MAN .

Audi A4 1996
Volkswagen Of America, Inc.
Location:
Damascus, MD

recall 00v317000; plastic ignition switch housing has fractured at return anchor point, vehicle has developed exact symptoms listed in recall(00v317) summary. vehicle not selected for recall due to vin. *ak *slc

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WAUDA88D2TA. Vehicle was purchased on Oct 01, 1997. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Audi A4 1996 Drive type:FWD. Fuel type: gas. Audi A4 1996 Electrical System Ignition Switch Transmission Type: AUTO.

Audi A4 1996
Volkswagen Of America, Inc.
Safety incident date:
Apr 22, 2000
Location:
Albuquerque, NM

ignition switch failed and caused starter to go. vehicle wouldn't start at all. dealership was aware of problem.*ak *jb

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WAUDA88D9TA. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Aug 31, 1996. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Audi A4 1996 Drive type:FWD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas. Audi A4 1996 Electrical System Ignition Switch Transmission Type: MAN . Vehicle Speed: 0 mph.

Audi A6 1996
Volkswagen Of America, Inc.
Safety incident date:
Apr 17, 2001
Location:
Austin, TX

96 v 017 000/ignition switch: intermittent problem with starting, and instrument failure during operating of vehicle. manufacturer notified, and informed consumer that vehicle was not cover under recall due to vin. *ak the dealer confirmed that the vehicle had a defective switches but was not on recall. *yh

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WAUGA84A3TN. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Oct 12, 1996. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Audi A6 1996 Drive type:4WD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas. Audi A6 1996 Electrical System Ignition Switch Transmission Type: AUTO.

Audi 90 1995
Volkswagen Of America, Inc.
Safety incident date:
July 01, 2001
Location:
Milford, CT

when starting vehicle electrical parts, such as power windows or changing signal lights will stop working. consumer has to shut off, and then turn vehicle back on for these parts to work again. but, presently windows do not work any more.*ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WAVBA88Z7SA. Original Owner. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Audi A4 1998
Volkswagen Of America, Inc.
Location:
Rockville, MD

consumer states ignition switch housing is defective, the return spring force is insufficient for returning the ignition key to the running position after starting the engine, consumer states this causes electrical accessories such as the windshield wipers and headlights to become inoperative, dealership has replaced ignition switch.*jb

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WAUED6D0WA0. Vehicle was purchased on Dec 17, 1998. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Audi A4 1998 Drive type:4WD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas. Audi A4 1998 Electrical System Ignition Switch Transmission Type: AUTO.

Audi S6 1995
Volkswagen Of America, Inc
Safety incident date:
July 31, 2001
Location:
Mission, KS

vehicle has electrical problems. when starting vehicle headlights won't work. other times headdlights were on and vehicle won't start. same problems as in recall for /ignition switch. this vehicle was not affected. please add further comments.*ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WAUKA84A0SN. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Audi S6 1995 Electrical System Ignition Switch Transmission Type: MAN .

Audi A6 1998
Volkswagen Of America, Inc.
Safety incident date:
Aug 07, 2001
Location:
Poppano Beach, FL

a defective ignition switch caused headlights and instrument panel lights to go out. contacted dealer ,and the dealer was not willing to do anything.*ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):NAUJC84A4WN. Original Owner. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Audi A6 1997
Volkswagen Of America, Inc.
Safety incident date:
Aug 20, 2001
Location:
Minot, ND

key did not return to neutral position after starting vehicle. mechanic has replaced ignition switch.*ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WAUGA84A7VN. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Audi A6 1997 Electrical System Ignition Switch Transmission Type: AUTO.


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