Audi Steering Column Locking Anti-theft Device


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Audi 90 1993
Volkswagen Of America, Inc
Safety incident date:
Jan 05, 1999
Location:
Westerville, OH

the alarm system on the car will sound by itself without any disturbance to the car. approximately 5 minutes after the doors are locked the alarm will sound. only way to keep the alarm from going off is to leave the car unlocked.

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WAUBJ58C3PA. Vehicle was purchased on Oct 01, 1998. 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 A6 1999
Volkswagen Of America, Inc.
Location:
River Vale, NJ

anti theft alarm self activates when vehicle is parked and locked on several occasion. mjs

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WAUBA24B3XN. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Mar 16, 1999. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Audi 90 1988
Volkswagen Of America, Inc
Location:
Harrisonburg, VA

the anti-theft locking mechanism that engages when the vehicle is shut off, sometimes engages while driving, causing steering to malfunction.the dealer has been contacted. *ak

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

Audi S4 2000
Volkswagen Of America, Inc
Safety incident date:
Nov 14, 2001
Location:
Brooklyn, NV

the door locks and alarm system failed when my car was stolen from the ikea parking lot in elizabeth, new jersey. thieves punched or drilled a hole in the driver door between the door handle and door lock and were able to open the door and disable the alarm system at the same time. after breaking the steering column, starting the car, and outrunning police, the car was recovered via lojack with all my personal belongings gone. audi should adress this issue by making new cars with an improved security system and by doing something for existing owners to fix this costly and dangerous problem. other audi owners need to be made aware of this problem.*ak

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WAUDD68D7YA. Accident was reported to Police. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Jan 01, 2000. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Audi S4 2000 Drive type:4WD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas. Vehicle Speed: 0 mph.

Audi S4 2000
Volkswagen Of America, Inc
Safety incident date:
Nov 14, 2001
Location:
Brooklyn, NV

the door locks and alarm system failed when my car was stolen from the ikea parking lot in elizabeth, new jersey. thieves punched or drilled a hole in the driver door between the door handle and door lock and were able to open the door and disable the alarm system at the same time. after breaking the steering column, starting the car, and outrunning police, the car was recovered via jack with all my personal belongings gone. audi should adress this issue by making new cars with an improved security system and by doing something for existing owners to fix this costly and dangerous problem. other audi owners need to be made aware of this problem.*ak

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WAUDD68D7YA. Accident was reported to Police. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Jan 01, 2000. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Audi S4 2000 Drive type:4WD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas. Vehicle Speed: 0 mph.

Audi A4 2003
Volkswagen Of America, Inc.
Safety incident date:
May 02, 2003
Location:
Long Beach, CA

my 2003 audi a4 failed to start on december 24th, 2002 and may 2nd, 2003. both times i was left stranded. the first time they replaced the steering lock, ignition cylinder, and steering column. after the problem occured a second time, they replaced the instrument cluster. this problem occurred at 5,000 and 11,000 miles and should not happen to a new car. it is a safety issue because it has left me stranded 2 times.*ak

Mileage was 11000 miles. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Aug 25, 2002. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Audi A4 2003 Drive type:AWD. Fuel System:Turbo. Fuel type: gas. Audi A4 2003 Steering Column Locking Anti-theft Device Transmission Type: AUTO. Vehicle Speed: 0 mph. Dealer's name: Circle Imports . Dealer's city: Long Beach . Dealer's state code: CA.

Audi A4 2003
Volkswagen Of America, Inc.
Location:
Miami, FL

while driving 25 mph and without warning steering wheel locked up. this caused a head on collision. upon impact, both frontal air bags did not deploy. driver sustained head and neck injuries . driver went to hospital the next day. vehicle was towed to the dealer. *ak

Vehicle was involved in a crash. 1 person(s) were injured. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WAUJC68E23A. Accident was reported to Police. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle Speed: 25 mph.

Audi A6 2002
Volkswagen Of America, Inc
Safety incident date:
Oct 19, 2004
Location:
Sylmar, CA

while driving the vehicle will shut down, and the steering will lock up. this happened four times.*ak

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WAUJT64B32N. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Vehicle had 6 cylinders.


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