Audi Power Train Driveline Differential Unit


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Audi 5000 1985
Volkswagen Of America, Inc
Safety incident date:
Dec 30, 1994
Location:
New Orlean, LA

differential failed twice, once causing vehicle to lock up, causing loss of control/accident/injuries. *skd

Vehicle was involved in a crash. 2 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WAUFB0444FN. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Audi 5000 1985
Volkswagen Of America, Inc
Safety incident date:
Dec 07, 1994
Location:
New Orlean, LA

differential failure prior to recall (93v-006),causing loss of control/accident/injuries. *skd

Vehicle was involved in a crash. 2 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WAUFB0444FN. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Audi Audi 1985
Volkswagen Of America, Inc
Safety incident date:
Feb 22, 1995
Location:
New Orlean, LA

differential failed. *skd

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WAUFB0444FN. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Audi 5000 1985
Volkswagen Of America, Inc
Safety incident date:
May 24, 1995
Location:
New Orlean, LA

differential failure, causing front wheel to lock up. *aw

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WAUFB0444FN. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Audi 80 1988
Volkswagen Of America, Inc
Safety incident date:
Dec 19, 1995
Location:
Overland P, KS

differential damaged, causing low fluid level, prior to recall, recall repairs refused due to vehicle not being serviced by audi dealer. *dsh

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WAUEB0892JA. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Audi 5000 1986
Volkswagen Of America, Inc
Safety incident date:
Jan 01, 1995
Location:
Hallandale, FL

differential failed.

0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WAUFBO447GN. Vehicle was purchased on Jan 19, 1990. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Audi 5000 1986 Drive type:FWD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas. Audi 5000 1986 Power Train Driveline Differential Unit Transmission Type: AUTO.

Audi 4000 1986
Volkswagen Of America, Inc
Location:
Valley Cen, KS

the differential grease has evaporated and there is apparent damage to the bearings and gears. audi claims this vin does not fall under campaign #93v006000.

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WAUFB0810GA. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Audi 4000 1986 Drive type:FWD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas.

Audi 5000 1985
Volkswagen Of America, Inc
Safety incident date:
Dec 30, 1994
Location:
New Orlean, LA

differential failure resulting in a vehicle accident.

2 person(s) were injured. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WALHBO444FN. Vehicle was purchased on Jan 19, 1994. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Audi 5000 1985 Drive type:FWD. Fuel type: gas. Audi 5000 1985 Power Train Driveline Differential Unit Transmission Type: AUTO. Vehicle Speed: 45 mph.

Audi 80 1990
Volkswagen Of America, Inc
Safety incident date:
Nov 25, 1998
Location:
Renton, WA

the differential failure was dur to "lack of oil in the chamber" the vehicle still had the original component and the record kept by the original owner indicate that no differential recall work was done on this vehicle. i contact audi of america's nation consumer office and they said there was no such recall on this vehicle

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WAUEA58A4LA. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Apr 01, 1998. 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. Vehicle Speed: 40 mph.

Audi A6 2000
Volkswagen Of America, Inc.
Safety incident date:
Jan 29, 2000
Location:
Swampscott, MA

the torsen part(s) in the awd system are defective thus causing a noticeable vibration at speeds of 40-80mph. the vibration can vary from significant to slight depending on ambient temp, vehicle/part temp, speed, acceleration profile, and length of time at cruise. manufacturer is aware of the problem but will not acknowledge officially that it presents a safety hazard. it could ultimately lead to a catastrophic failure of the part at speed and subsequent loss of control at high speed.*ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WAUED54B0YN. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Dec 01, 1999. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Audi A6 2000 Drive type:4WD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas. Vehicle Speed: 60 mph.

Audi A6 2000
Volkswagen Of America, Inc.
Safety incident date:
Jan 29, 2000
Location:
Swampscott, MA

the torsen part(s) in the awd system are defective thus causing a noticeable vibration at speeds of 40-80mph. the vibration can vary from significant to slight depending on ambient temp, vehicle/part temp, speed, acceleration profile, and length of time at cruise. manufacturer is aware of the problem but will not acknowledge officially that it presents a safety hazard. it could ultimately lead to a catastrophic failure of the part at speed and subsequent loss of control at high speed.*ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WAUED54B0YN. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Dec 01, 1999. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Audi A6 2000 Drive type:4WD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas. Vehicle Speed: 60 mph.

Audi A6 2000
Volkswagen Of America, Inc.
Safety incident date:
Jan 29, 2000
Location:
Swampscott, MA

the torsen part(s) in the awd system are defective thus causing a noticeable vibration at speeds of 40-80mph. the vibration can vary from significant to slight depending on ambient temp, vehicle/part temp, speed, acceleration profile, and length of time at cruise. manufacturer is aware of the problem but will not acknowledge officially that it presents a safety hazard. it could ultimately lead to a catastrophic failure of the part at speed and subsequent loss of control at high speed.*ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WAUED54B0YN. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Dec 01, 1999. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Audi A6 2000 Drive type:4WD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas. Vehicle Speed: 60 mph.

Audi Quattro 1999
Volkswagen Of America, Inc
Safety incident date:
Mar 23, 2000
Location:
Richland, WA

battery exploded while vehicle was parked in garage. on 23 march, 2002 while starting vehicle battery exploded again.*ak engine light stays on. faulty coolant temperature sensor had to be replaced. belt noise at startup. oil leak continuously. rough idle. brake warning light on. brake pads had to be replaced. high pitch noise from steering. power steering rack leaking. power steering gear and rack and loose hose replaced. power windows works erratically. turn signals inoperative. poor connection found. instrument cluster fades out as vehicle warms up. found defective cluster and had to be replaced. washer jug broken and washer light stays on. defective leaking pump replaced. excessive humming noise. replaced defective differential unit. all wheel drive final drive assembly installed. coolant leaking. replaced coolant . *tt

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WAUBA24B4XN. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Feb 06, 1999. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Audi QUATTRO 1999 Drive type:AWD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas. Audi QUATTRO 1999 Power Train Driveline Differential Unit Transmission Type: AUTO. Vehicle Speed: 20 mph.

Audi 200 1989
Volkswagen Of America, Inc
Location:
Auburn Hill, MI

vehicle's differential went out resulting in accident.*mr the mechanic replaced the defective differential with a used one because of the age and mileage on the vehicle. the consumer called audi and gave them the vin and other information. he was then informed that there was no recall for his vehicle. consumer felt this was incompetent or they lied. *ph

Vehicle was involved in a crash. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WAUFC0445KN. Accident was reported to Police. Vehicle was purchased on Aug 15, 1991. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Fuel type: gas. Dealer's name: Unknown .

Audi 100 1989
Volkswagen Of America, Inc
Location:
Hanalei, HI

differential leaked oil into the transmission which damaged the gears. *ak a recall was issued related to the problem the consumer's vehicle experienced but the vehicle was not included due to vin. *nm

Mileage was 100000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WAUBB0446KN. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Audi 100 1989 Power Train Driveline Differential Unit Transmission Type: AUTO.

Audi A4 2000
Volkswagen Of America, Inc.
Safety incident date:
June 01, 2004
Location:
Avalon, PA

persistent failure of the center differential transmission component. there were no events leading up to the failure, other than normal operation of the vehicle. the part was replaced at 70,000 miles by sewickley audi and partially covered by warranty (75%). the center differential was replaced again and again at 100,000 miles (along with the whole transmission) - not covered by warranty. audi service (at paul miller audi) replaced the entire transmission for a very costly repair ($8,800) and stated that a failure of the center bearing in the transmission occured prior to the failure of the first center differential. *la

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Mileage was 70000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WAUDH28D1YA. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Apr 01, 2000. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Audi A4 2000 Drive type:AWD. Fuel System:Fuel injection. Fuel type: gas. Audi A4 2000 Power Train Driveline Differential Unit Transmission Type: MAN . Vehicle Speed: 5 mph. Dealer's name: Three Rivers Audi . Dealer's telephone number: 724-941-7000 . Dealer's city: Mcmurray . Dealer's state code: PA. Dealer's zipcode: 15317 .

Audi Tt 2002
Volkswagen Of America, Inc
Safety incident date:
July 08, 2005
Location:
San Leandro, CA

2002 audi tt developed numerous mechanical problems.*mr the windows made noise when being rolled downs, the dealer replaced the regulator. the turn signal relay was defective which caused the flasher relay to make noise. the component was replaced twice. the left front maker light bulb blew. the brake light illuminated on the dash. the dealer determined that the front pads and rear rotors needed to be replaced. a few day later the brake light illuminated again. this time the dealer replaced the abs unit. while driving the check engine illuminated. the dealer replaced the coolant temp sensor. ignition coils failed twice causing the check engine light to illuminate. the radio lost power. the check engine light illuminated again but this time the dealer replaced the mass air flow sensor. the horn stopped working. the rear differential unit was replaced. breather hose split. right tie rod end became worn and caused noise. the dealer found loose subframe bolts during inspection which caused the subframe to move while driving over bumps and while braking. *nm

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):TRUWC28N421. Original Owner. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle had 4 cylinders. Dealer's name: Stevens Creek . Dealer's telephone number: 408-224-5400 . Dealer's city: San Jose . Dealer's state code: CA. Dealer's zipcode: 95117 .


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