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Audi Fox 1979
Volkswagen Of America, Inc
Safety incident date:
Jan 18, 1995
Location:
Paineville, OH

as the car was stopped at a stop sign i started to make a right turn, lost control and than parked in a parking lot. tt

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):84920065591. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Audi 5000 1985
Volkswagen Of America, Inc
Safety incident date:
May 01, 1993
Location:
Hartford, CT

hydraulic system leak causes loss of steering, brakes, and transmission. *dh

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WAUF80444FN. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Audi Quattro 1997
Volkswagen Of America, Inc
Safety incident date:
Mar 03, 1998
Location:
Saddle River, NJ

while driving down the road the vehicle went to the left and the steering locked up, the driver lost control of the vehicle, causing the driver to hit the media in the road. the brakes locked up, and the vehicle has abs brakes. the driver said that the air bag did not deploy. *ak

Vehicle was involved in a crash. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WAUGC84A8VN. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Audi QUATTRO 1997 Drive type:AWD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas. Audi QUATTRO 1997 Steering Transmission Type: AUTO.

Audi 100 1994
Volkswagen Of America, Inc.
Safety incident date:
Mar 03, 1998
Location:
West Mclea, VA

steering system failed, causing an accident.

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WAUBJ84A7RN. Accident was reported to Police. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Aug 20, 1994. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Audi 100 1994 Drive type:FWD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas. Vehicle Speed: 25 mph.

Audi A6 1998
Volkswagen Of America, Inc.
Location:
Mount Laurel, NJ

while driving 55mph steering wheel heat sensors caught on fire. flames shot out towards driver's face. there was no prior warning. the flames were extinguished by driver's hands. managed to pull vehicle over. contacted audi dealership. turned heat sensors off on steering wheel. took vehicle to dealership & mechanic replaced steering wheel without the heat sensors. *ak

Vehicle was on fire. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WAU22A4B6WN. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Audi Quattro 1996
Volkswagen Of America, Inc
Safety incident date:
Nov 19, 2000
Location:
San Francisco, CA

in parking lot at slow speed consumer heard a snap and steering went out. contacted dealer, out of warranty. (rack/pinion) please add additional information. *ak

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

Audi A4 1998
Volkswagen Of America, Inc.
Location:
Thief Riven Falls, MN

when parallel parking noticed difficulty in the steering, later noice broken wires at front of engine. brakes have always required extra effort and performed poorly.

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WAUED68D1WA. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Audi A4 1998 Drive type:4WD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas. Audi A4 1998 Steering Transmission Type: MAN .

Audi A6 1999
Volkswagen Of America, Inc.
Safety incident date:
Dec 18, 2002
Location:
Salisberry, NY

consumer states in inclimate weather,while driving vehicle's throttle gets stuck open causing vehicle to have a hard shift. please provide additional information. ts

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WAUDA24B1XN. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Audi A4 1996
Volkswagen Of America, Inc.
Safety incident date:
Oct 01, 2001
Location:
Alamo, CA

while driving power steering rack assembly failed, causing loss of steering and brake control. also sealer broke which resulted in power steering fluid to leak, damaging brake pads and disc. vehicle crashed damaging front end. dealership not willing to do anything. *tt *nlm

Vehicle was involved in a crash. Mileage was 71000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WAUDA88D8TA. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Vehicle had 6 cylinders. Audi A4 1996 Drive type:FWD. Fuel System:Fuel injection. Audi A4 1996 Steering Transmission Type: AUTO. Vehicle Speed: 65 mph.

Audi A4 2003
Volkswagen Of America, Inc.
Safety incident date:
Dec 20, 2002
Location:
Olathe, KS

when steering wheel is turned to left or right and grinding/groaning noise can be heard. i have taken the car in 4 times and they are unable to fix the problem.*jb

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Mileage was 4800 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WAULT68E23A. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Sept 30, 2002. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Vehicle had 6 cylinders. Audi A4 2003 Drive type:AWD. Fuel System:Fuel injection. Fuel type: gas. Audi A4 2003 Steering Transmission Type: MAN .

Audi A4 1996
Volkswagen Of America, Inc.
Safety incident date:
Sept 19, 2003
Location:
Sioux Falls, SD

repeated front suspension/steering system component failures. *jb *ph *jb

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WAUDA88D3TA. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Sept 18, 1995. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Vehicle had 6 cylinders. Audi A4 1996 Drive type:FWD. Fuel System:Fuel injection. Fuel type: gas. Audi A4 1996 Steering Transmission Type: MAN . Dealer's name: Graham Automotive . Dealer's telephone number: 605-336-3655 . Dealer's city: Sioux Falls . Dealer's state code: SD. Dealer's zipcode: 57105 .

Audi A6 1999
Volkswagen Of America, Inc.
Safety incident date:
Mar 22, 2004
Location:
Mission Hills, KS

the heated steering wheel became too hot while being used and began to smoke. when the consumer turned the system off the heat subsided. the dealer wanted to replace the entire steering column instead of disconnecting the heating device. *jb

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Mileage was 19000 miles. Original Owner. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Audi A6 2003
Volkswagen Of America, Inc.
Safety incident date:
Oct 15, 2003
Location:
Worcester, MA

steering wheel shake at 50 to 60 mph. many attempts to fix problem has not helped. other a6 owners have the same problem. problem noted on first drive at 150 miles and still present at 4000 miles.

Mileage was 150 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WAUML64B03N. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Audi A6 2003 Steering Transmission Type: AUTO.

Audi Allroad Quattro 2001
Volkswagen Of America, Inc
Safety incident date:
June 10, 2004
Location:
Orlando, FL

2001 audi a6 allroad has had a brake/throttle lag issue since it was purchased. the car can be extremely dangerous to drive. my wife was driving the allroad and she told me that she was almost hit by an oncoming vehicle when the car did not "go" as she expected it too, based on her throttle inputs. at another intersection she lifted her foot off of the gas, reapplied the gas and this time the car went so fast that she almost hit the car in front of her at the upcoming intersection. she told me that she was almost crying because "i did not tell her the car 'drove like that!'" the problems are: 1). aoa issued a technical service bulletin dated september 9th of 2004 on this isue., not a recall. 2) i complained for over 1 year about this problem to the dealer before the ecu was replaced on may 15th of 2004. (i have copies of letters sent to audi) 3) the new control unit put in the car in may of 2004 does not work correctly either, by reasonable specifications, or else my wife would not have had this problem. 4) a "judder happens when turing slowly and giving the car gas, too. this may be the reason that the vehicle has had to have seals replaced in the motor and transmission, too, from the electrical miscommunications between the ecu and the transmission. 5) this is an extremely dangerous problem and needs to be figured out by aoa as well as under a national recall campaign. 6) audi told me today that the car is "performing to specs," which is a lie. this car has been to the dealership over 100 documented times, but aoa just says, "we are sure the car can be reapaired under your new car/certified used car warranty, thank you!"

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Mileage was 47900 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WAUYP64B81N. Vehicle was purchased on Dec 31, 2001. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Vehicle had 6 cylinders. Audi ALLROAD QUATTRO 2001 Drive type:AWD. Fuel System:Turbo. Fuel type: gas. Audi ALLROAD QUATTRO 2001 Steering Transmission Type: AUTO. Vehicle Speed: 15 mph. Dealer's name: Classic Audi . Dealer's telephone number: 407-816-5880 . Dealer's city: Altamonte Springs . Dealer's state code: FL. Dealer's zipcode: 32790 .

Audi A4 2005
Volkswagen Of America, Inc
Safety incident date:
Sept 01, 2006
Location:
Westminster, MD

steering vibration in car at speeds between 50-65 mph on an intermittent basis. dealer has tried to correct by road force balancing wheels and tires, but has not been able to remedy since vehicle new, despite several attempts. *jb

Mileage was 500 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WAUDF78E25A. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on June 30, 2005. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Vehicle had 4 cylinders. Audi A4 2005 Drive type:AWD. Fuel System:Turbo. Fuel type: gas. Audi A4 2005 Steering Transmission Type: AUTO.

Audi A4 2006
Volkswagen Of America, Inc
Safety incident date:
Sept 11, 2006
Location:
East Norwich, NY

dt*: the contact stated while driving 58 mph on all road conditions, there was an extreme vibration physically felt through the steering wheel. the vehicle was inspected by a dealer who determined the steering was designed to provide road feedback through the steering vibrations. the manufacturer was alerted. updated 10/30/06. *jb

Mileage was 200 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WAUDF78E66A. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Feb 01, 2006. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Vehicle had 4 cylinders. Audi A4 2006 Drive type:AWD. Fuel System:Fuel injection. Fuel type: gas. Audi A4 2006 Steering Transmission Type: AUTO. Vehicle Speed: 58 mph. Dealer's name: Audi Of Huntington . Dealer's telephone number: 631-486-5600 . Dealer's city: Huntington Station . Dealer's state code: NY.

Audi A4 2006
Volkswagen Of America, Inc
Safety incident date:
June 01, 2006
Location:
Crown Point, IN

the problem is a steering wheel shake that sets up a distracting vibration at speeds between 50-60 mph. the strength of the vibration is varied as the vibrations can be strong or weak and at times, even feel as if they are not there. the danger is that there doesn't seem to be an answer as to what is causing this problem. it's related to steering of the vehicle. becomes very disconcerting creating a nervous driver as the sensation from the vibrations is one of "lack of control". tires have been rotated, rebalanced and tire pressures checked and changed multiple times to check for changes. the vibration remains. different tires result in the same type of vibration. the overall feeling is a lack of control, and the potential that maybe one day something may "snap" and the cause of the problem may be found in the worst possible way, by way of an accident. i would rather not wait until then. many other audi a4 (model b7) owners have reported the same problem with no resolution from audi at this point. it's not just a matter of driver comfort. for me, steering is vital, and how the vehicle operates is very contingent on how the steering feels and functions. something does not feel right with many of these a4's. *nm

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on June 01, 2006. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Vehicle had 4 cylinders. Audi A4 2006 Drive type:AWD. Fuel System:Turbo. Fuel type: gas. Audi A4 2006 Steering Transmission Type: MAN . Vehicle Speed: 50 mph. Dealer's name: Laurel Audi Of Westmont . Dealer's telephone number: 630-655-6700 . Dealer's city: Westmont . Dealer's state code: IL. Dealer's zipcode: 60559 .

Audi A4 2005
Volkswagen Of America, Inc
Safety incident date:
Oct 10, 2006
Location:
Whittier, CA

my audi since new has drifted to the right, regardless of the road conditions. mc kenna audi has attempted to align the car several times. mr. ford (audi rep) authorized mc kenna to change the camber on the vehicle to it can drive straight. this caused my tire to wear out at an alarming rate. this quick fix was apparently to keep me from going back. i changed the tires and had the car re aligned to manufactures specifications. the car dangerously drifts to the right if i don't counter steer to the left. mc kenna audi stated they can no longer do anything for the vehicle. the vehicle is still under warranty and they will not fix it. i paid $250.00 for the alignment and it was money lost. mc kenna will not refund or fix the warrantied car anymore. they advised me to contact audi of america for further assistance. audi has not responded. *nm

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Mileage was 4000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WAUAF68E45A. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Mar 01, 2005. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Vehicle had 4 cylinders. Audi A4 2005 Drive type:FWD. Fuel System:Turbo. Fuel type: gas. Audi A4 2005 Steering Transmission Type: AUTO. Dealer's name: Mckenna . Dealer's telephone number: (562)868-3233 . Dealer's city: Norwalk . Dealer's state code: CA. Dealer's zipcode: 90650 .

Audi A6 1999
Volkswagen Of America, Inc
Safety incident date:
Jan 09, 2007
Location:
Cary, NC

audi a6 customer states that after receiving a recall notice she took her car in for repairs and was given a larger bill for other things that need to be repaired**cc the consumer stated the dealer made repairs to the steering and engine. update *tr

Mileage was 59632 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WAUDA24B2XN. Vehicle was purchased on Feb 26, 2001. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Dealer's name: Leith Audi . Dealer's telephone number: 919-460-3800 . Dealer's city: Cary . Dealer's state code: NC. Dealer's zipcode: 27511 .

Audi A3 2006
Volkswagen Of America, Inc
Safety incident date:
Dec 20, 2005
Location:
Sacramento, CA

tl*the contact owns a 2006 audi a3. the contact stated that the shade covering the sunroof failed in her vehicle. also, the steering column had to be replaced because the horn would not function along with the turn signals. moreover, the electrical system also had to be re-wired. she took the vehicle to the dealer each time a failure occurred and they were repaired under warranty. most recently, the battery failed and the contact had to pay $257 for the repair. in july of 2007, she was involved in a crash; however, the air bags failed to deploy. she has spoken with the dealer many times regarding the failures. the manufacturer reimbursed her for the battery repair. the current mileage was 22,837 and failure mileage was approximately 300.

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Mileage was 300 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WAUHF78PX6A. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.


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