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Audi 5000 1985
Volkswagen Of America, Inc
Safety incident date:
Oct 26, 1994
Location:
Centuria, WI

transaxle failed, causing front wheels to lock up/ loss of control prior to recall (93v-006). *ak

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WAUFB044XFN. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Audi 5000 1986
Volkswagen Of America, Inc
Safety incident date:
July 01, 1995
Location:
Reistersto, MD

transaxle seal failed, resulting in a leak prior to/after recall repairs. (93v-0060). *ak

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WAUFB0447GN. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Audi 80 1989
Volkswagen Of America, Inc
Safety incident date:
Jan 01, 1993
Location:
Fort Lee, NJ

oil lubricating transaxle gears was lost due to evaporation, causing vehicle noise prior to/after recall repairs (93v-006). *ak

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WAUEB0893KA. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Audi 4000 1987
Volkswagen Of America, Inc
Safety incident date:
July 09, 1996
Location:
Sacramento, CA

differential oil of transaxle evaporates; low oil levels cause premature bearing/gear wear, resulting in differential failure afterto recall, also replaced sway bar bushings and performed front end alignment (93v-006). *ak

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Audi 80 1989
Volkswagen Of America, Inc
Safety incident date:
Oct 15, 1996
Location:
Tenafly, NJ

transaxle/transmission assembly failed due to lack of differential fluid prior to recall, repairs were never done (93v-006). *ak

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WAUEB089KA1. Vehicle was purchased on Dec 15, 1994. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Audi 80 1989 Drive type:FWD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas. Audi 80 1989 Power Train Axle Assembly Transmission Type: AUTO. Vehicle Speed: 55 mph.

Audi 80 1990
Volkswagen Of America, Inc
Safety incident date:
Nov 07, 1996
Location:
Chicago, IL

recall on differential done on vehicle previously. is still having the same problem with the vehicle high grinding noise, car slows down seems like hitting brakes but didn't. took car to dealer and they say the entire transaxle has to be replaced. *ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WAVEA58A5LA. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Audi 80 1990 Drive type:FWD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas. Audi 80 1990 Power Train Axle Assembly Transmission Type: AUTO.

Audi 5000 1987
Volkswagen Of America, Inc
Safety incident date:
July 12, 1998
Location:
Columbia, MD

consumer was driving approximately 20mph when the axle assembly gave way. consumer lost all power. the wheels did not lock up. there is a recall for power train axle assembly mandated in 1993. consumer had recall repairs done on 5-5-93 at 48,651 miles, but never experienced the defect until now. *ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WAUHDO443HN. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle Speed: 20 mph.

Audi Fox 1977
Volkswagen Of America, Inc
Safety incident date:
Oct 08, 2000
Location:
Orting, WA

axle failed. *mjs

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):587SR977847. Vehicle was purchased on Oct 08, 2000. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Audi FOX 1977 Drive type:RWD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas. Audi FOX 1977 Power Train Axle Assembly Transmission Type: AUTO.

Audi A4 2001
Volkswagen Of America, Inc
Safety incident date:
Nov 13, 2005
Location:
Columbia, SC

was making a left hand turn going 5 mph or less when the left front axel on my 2001 a4 broke off. it has been determined by the dealer to be a manufacturer defect, but audi usa will not do anything to assist in the repair of the defective product as i am not the original owner of the vehicle. if i were, they would assist/cover the repair costs. *nm

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Mileage was 47857 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WAUAC68D11A. Vehicle was purchased on May 01, 2002. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Vehicle had 4 cylinders. Audi A4 2001 Drive type:FWD. Fuel System:Turbo. Fuel type: gas. Audi A4 2001 Power Train Axle Assembly Transmission Type: AUTO. Vehicle Speed: 5 mph. Dealer's name: Mcdaniel Audi . Dealer's telephone number: 803-786-6601 . Dealer's city: Columbia . Dealer's state code: SC.

Audi Tt 2002
Volkswagen Of America, Inc
Safety incident date:
Jan 02, 2006
Location:
Basking Ridge, NJ

2002 audi made a clunking noise when turning and would not shift into gear. *ts when the consumer downshifted the vehicle from third to second gear at approximately 25 mph the vehicle made a clunk noise. the consumer stopped the vehicle and when he attempted to move the vehicle he found that it was difficult to get it into gear. a rattling noise was also heard in the front of the vehicle. later that month the vehicle was taken to the dealer who determined that the axle had broken. *nm

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):TRUUT28NX21. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Dealer's name: Audi Of Mendham . Dealer's city: Mendham . Dealer's state code: NJ.

Audi A6 2006
Volkswagen Of America, Inc
Safety incident date:
June 05, 2005
Location:
Las Vegas, NV

there is a constant thumping emanating from the rear axle area of the car, most notably at full stop. audi says they are aware of it but don't know what to do about it. also there is a squeal when turning sharply and slowly, but audi says they cannot duplicate it. *jb

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Mileage was 10000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WAUDG74F95N. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Apr 15, 2005. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Vehicle had 6 cylinders. Audi A6 2006 Drive type:AWD. Fuel System:Fuel injection. Fuel type: gas. Audi A6 2006 Power Train Axle Assembly Transmission Type: AUTO. Vehicle Speed: 15 mph. Dealer's name: Desert Audi . Dealer's telephone number: 702-822-7000 . Dealer's city: Las Vegas . Dealer's state code: NV. Dealer's zipcode: 89146 .

Audi 80 1991
Volkswagen Of America, Inc
Safety incident date:
Aug 24, 2007
Location:
Flossmoor, IL

tl*the contact owns a 1991 audi 80. while driving 5 mph the front wheels locked and would not unlock. the vehicle was towed to the dealer. eight months before the gear was stuck in reverse but eventually released. there was a nhtsa campaign id 93v006000 (power train: axle assembly), however; the vin was not included. the current and failure mileages were 161,000.

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Mileage was 161000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WAUEC58A5MA. Vehicle was purchased on Aug 10, 2005. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Vehicle had 5 cylinders. Audi 80 1991 Drive type:FWD. Fuel System:Fuel injection. Fuel type: diesel. Audi 80 1991 Power Train Axle Assembly Transmission Type: MAN . Vehicle Speed: 5 mph. Dealer's name: Unknown .

Audi A6 1999
Volkswagen Of America, Inc
Safety incident date:
Nov 03, 2007
Location:
Greensboro, NC

tie rods, ball joints, and upper control arms all failed, resulting in damage to axle causing failure of vehicle in traffic and requiring axle replacement (in addition to replacement of upper control arms, ball joints, and tie rods). dealer says none of damage or repairs covered by any recall. *tr

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Mileage was 101000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WAUDA34B1XN. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle had 6 cylinders. Dealer's name: Flow Audi . Dealer's city: Greensboro . Dealer's state code: NC.


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