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Audi A4 1999
Volkswagen Of America, Inc.
Safety incident date:
July 15, 1999
Location:
Medina, WA

the car is a 5 speed. the emergency brake is below the center arm rest which can be adjusted to different heights. when the arm rest is in a lower setting, the emergency brake cannot be pulled up high enough to keep the car from moving. after parking the car, when the brakes cooled, the car rolled into another parked car.

Vehicle was involved in a crash. 0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WAUED28D6XA. Accident was reported to Police. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on July 01, 1999. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Audi A4 1999 Drive type:4WD. Fuel type: gas. Vehicle Speed: 0 mph.

Audi A4 2002
Volkswagen Of America, Inc.
Safety incident date:
Jan 12, 2003
Location:
Brewster, MA

while driving the emergency brake would intermittently come on causing a distraction to the consumer. dealer notified. ph

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

Audi A4 2003
Volkswagen Of America, Inc.
Safety incident date:
Apr 03, 2003
Location:
Rochester, MN

the parking brake failed to hold and caused an accident. *jb *scc *jb

Vehicle was involved in a crash. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WAUJC68E13A. Accident was reported to Police. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Nov 01, 2002. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle had 4 cylinders. Fuel type: gas. Audi A4 2003 Parking Brake Transmission Type: MAN . Dealer's name: Jim Ellis . Dealer's city: Atlanta . Dealer's state code: GA.

Audi A4 1998
Volkswagen Of America, Inc.
Safety incident date:
Mar 20, 2003
Location:
Wilton, CT

in march 2003, the oil warning light came on. dealer diagnosed a faulty sensor that was replaced for $300. in june 2003, the oil warning light again came on. this time it was diagnosed as a faulty oil pump that was replaced at $900. in september 2003 the engine overheated. diagnosis: faulty thermostat and sensor. replacement cost $750. also, washer fluid container cracked and hand brake lever handle cracked (at different times) -- both made of cheap qualtiy plastic.*ak

0 person(s) died.Vehicle was purchased on Jan 15, 2001. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Vehicle had 4 cylinders. Audi A4 1998 Drive type:AWD. Fuel System:Turbo. Fuel type: gas. Audi A4 1998 Parking Brake Transmission Type: AUTO. Dealer's name: New Country Audi . Dealer's telephone number: 203-661-1800 . Dealer's city: Greenwich . Dealer's state code: CT. Dealer's zipcode: 06830 .

Audi A4 2006
Volkswagen Of America, Inc
Safety incident date:
Apr 16, 2006
Location:
Denver, CO

2006 audi a4 2.0t, parked on a hill, parking brake was engaged and car was in gear. car rolled backwards into another car. *nm

Vehicle was involved in a crash. 0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Mileage was 55 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WAUEF78E46A. Accident was reported to Police. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Apr 12, 2006. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle had 4 cylinders. Audi A4 2006 Drive type:AWD. Fuel System:Turbo. Fuel type: gas. Audi A4 2006 Parking Brake Transmission Type: MAN . Vehicle Speed: 5 mph. Dealer's name: Mcdonald Automotive .

Audi A8 2004
Volkswagen Of America, Inc
Safety incident date:
Dec 26, 2006
Location:
Park City, UT

emergency brake control module failed. factory had a recall on car to reprogram this module, dealer said module couldn't be reprogrammed because it had failed. parts and labor was $509.00 failure of this component i considered a safety related item as this also acts as emergency brake for vehicle. *nm

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Mileage was 82000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WAUML44E14N. Vehicle was purchased on Jan 04, 2006. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Vehicle had 8 cylinders. Audi A8 2004 Drive type:AWD. Fuel System:Fuel injection. Fuel type: gas. Audi A8 2004 Parking Brake Transmission Type: AUTO. Vehicle Speed: 0 mph. Dealer's name: Dave Strong .

Audi A6 2005
Volkswagen Of America, Inc
Safety incident date:
Oct 19, 2009
Location:
Lindenhurst, NY

1. certified preowned car (certified at 30k miles) under normal usage (20k miles in 18 months). no special events leading to the failure. 2. electronic parking brake cannot be released. car is disabled and cannot be driven. occurred 2 times. corroded electronic parking brake wires and connectors. 3. electronic parking brake wire harnesses and connectors were replaced. *tr

Mileage was 51000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WAUDG74F65N. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle Speed: 0 mph.

Audi A6 2005
Volkswagen Of America, Inc
Safety incident date:
Aug 02, 2009
Location:
Old Bridge, NJ

electronic parking brake malfunction light is on...turns out the wiring is corroded inside the switch. i'm the only owner of the car and there was no water damage or liquid spilled. *tr

Mileage was 62000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WAUDG74F65N. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle Speed: 0 mph.

Audi Q7 2008
Volkswagen Of America, Inc
Safety incident date:
Jan 25, 2008
Location:
Bowie, MD

i have attempted to get my brakes repaired on a 2008 audi q7. i have taken it to two different service centers with 2 visits to each one. none of them have fixed the problems completely. *tr

Mileage was 3285 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WA1AY74LX8D. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Audi A6 2005
Volkswagen Of America, Inc
Safety incident date:
July 18, 2010
Location:
Franklin Square, NY

tl*the contact owns a 2005 audi a6. the contact stated that the light for the parking brake would not shut off. the brake lights did not come on immediately after the vehicle was turned on; however, they illuminate after driving the vehicle over a period of time and remain illuminated while the vehicle was in motion. the contact stated that the parking brake was always used whenever the vehicle was driven. the vehicle was repaired by the dealer. the failure and current mileages were 58000.

Mileage was 58000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WAUDG74F35N. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle Speed: 0 mph.

Audi A6 2006
Volkswagen Of America, Inc
Safety incident date:
Dec 22, 2011
Location:
Fort Worth, TX

parking brake malfunction light on. dealers found park brake switch was faulty. *tr

Mileage was 63266 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WAUDH74F06N. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle had 6 cylinders. Audi A6 2006 Drive type:AWD. Fuel type: gas.

Audi Tt 2002
Volkswagen Of America, Inc.
Safety incident date:
Aug 03, 2012
Location:
Memphis, TN

parking brake disengaged on 3 occasions: button popped off parking brake handle, as if shot from a gun, and car rolled backward. 1st instance was prior to august 2012 but no damage because i was still in the car and stopped it. 2nd instance in aug. 2012 car rolled backward into another vehicle in a parking lot, resulting in damage to my rear bumper and extensive damage to other vehicle, which was parked. 3rd instance on 5/11/13, car rolled backward down driveway. i tried to get in the car to stop it, but was not able to stop it until the driver door was caught and ripped past its normal maximum opening, extensively damaged. in aug. 2012 after the 2nd incident, the emergency brake was checked by audi dealer, who said they could glue the button back on but reported nothing wrong with the parking brake apparatus. rear brakes were replaced as they were worn and dealer said the parking brake engaged the rear brakes and the worn brakes could have caused the failure. car has received all required maintenance from the same audi dealer. i am sole owner of car. after 5/9/13 incident, dealer refused to acknowledge any known defect, denied responsibility for damage, did not offer any sort of compensation for damage to vehicle(s) or to repair brake. *tr

Vehicle was involved in a crash. 0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Mileage was 60000 miles. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle Speed: 0 mph.


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