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Audi Quattro 1998
Volkswagen Of America, Inc
Location:
West Simsb, CT

the design of the front lower panel is too low to the ground that when a person pulls up to a curb the panel locks over the curb and pulls away from the body of the car resulting in the lower panel hanging off the car, on one occasion the panel was rubbing against the tire preventing the tire from turning. nlm

Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Audi A6 1998
Volkswagen Of America, Inc.
Safety incident date:
Mar 16, 2003
Location:
Bellevue, WA

interior and exterior door handles of the two front doors occasionally fail to unlatch the door around 10% of the time. pulling on the door handle doesn't do anything - the door latch does not disengage. locking and unlocking the door doesn't help. after several repeated attempts on the handle it may finally successfully unlatch the door. sometimes it may also open from the opposite door handle (e.g. if the interior handle is not working, the exterior handle may work). *nlm

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Mileage was 50000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WAUBA34B3WN. Vehicle was purchased on Jan 23, 1999. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Vehicle had 6 cylinders. Audi A6 1998 Drive type:AWD. Fuel System:Fuel injection. Fuel type: gas. Audi A6 1998 Structure Transmission Type: AUTO. Vehicle Speed: 0 mph. Dealer's name: University Audi . Dealer's telephone number: 206-633-2834 . Dealer's city: Seattle . Dealer's state code: WA. Dealer's zipcode: 98105 .

Audi A4 2001
Volkswagen Of America, Inc.
Safety incident date:
Dec 31, 2003
Location:
Streamwood, IL

location of cup holder on the dash is a defect in design, should of been placed lower on the dash. open sprite can spilled onto the left side of the climate controls, and the controls now stick. either you can push them hard and get them to turn on, but if you do, then they won't release. possible cause for accident as front and rear defogger will not operate. *la

Mileage was 41000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WAUDC68D21A. Vehicle was purchased on Aug 29, 2002. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Vehicle had 4 cylinders. Audi A4 2001 Drive type:AWD. Fuel System:Turbo. Fuel type: gas. Audi A4 2001 Structure Transmission Type: MAN . Dealer's name: Schaumburg . Dealer's telephone number: 847-843-9900 . Dealer's city: Schaumburg . Dealer's state code: IL. Dealer's zipcode: 60195 .

Audi A6 1998
Volkswagen Of America, Inc.
Safety incident date:
Aug 13, 2004
Location:
Center Lovell, ME

consumer noticed water coming from underneath the passenger side seat from the heating docks. this occurred after vehicle was parked in the driveway in a rain storm over night. dealership indicated that this occurred because the drain located under the battery compartment, under the hood, got blocked up and water backed up into the cabin of the vehicle through the heating docks. this resulted in the transmission being submerged in water. *ak

Mileage was 87000 miles. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Vehicle had 6 cylinders. Audi A6 1998 Drive type:4WD. Fuel System:Fuel injection. Audi A6 1998 Structure Transmission Type: AUTO.

Audi A6 2001
Volkswagen Of America, Inc
Safety incident date:
Nov 23, 2004
Location:
Whitehouse Station, NJ

the consumer was going about 50 mph when she was involved in an accident. vehicle a pulled in front of vehicle b and stopped short, forcing vehicle b to rear end vehicle a. in the process, the air bags failed to deploy. owner contacted the manufacturer and was told that the vehicle was not hit at the right angle to activate the air bags. *ak the emergency lights flashed intermittently and the next day the vehicle would not start, the power unit beneath the floor board was soaking wet and had shorted out, the console under the gear shift was so hot that it could not be touched, there was an oil leak. *sc *jb

Vehicle was involved in a crash. 1 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Mileage was 54262 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WAUED64B11N. Accident was reported to Police. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Vehicle had 6 cylinders. Audi A6 2001 Drive type:FWD. Fuel System:Fuel injection. Fuel type: gas. Audi A6 2001 Structure Transmission Type: AUTO. Vehicle Speed: 50 mph. Dealer's name: Paul Miller Audi . Dealer's city: Parsippany . Dealer's state code: NJ. Dealer's zipcode: 07054 .

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 .

Audi A6 2002
Volkswagen Of America, Inc
Safety incident date:
May 28, 2006
Location:
Bayside, NY

on around may 28th 2006- upon return from work that evening, the floor of my car was flooded- i was in total shock. i was about to go on vacation, i dried all the floor and aired it out etc. upon my return from vacation, it was worse than ever- the floor was again soaked, it in turn had damaged the computer system in my car and that in turn had caused the battery to drain. i had it towed to my mechanics shop- the following happened, the engine seized as a result of all the water that made its way into the car, and computer system totally destroyed. they drained at least 15 gallons of water from the car. this is incredible and unbelievable. the mechanic said the car was clogged and even he had a hard time accessing, and i as owner had no way of finding out. i bought the car in 05, it is an a6 3.0 year 2002. with around 54 thousand miles up, and i had only put 1000 miles up on the car. the warranty - extended, said in turn the car is not covered due to motor damage, and a new engine would cost $8700 not to mention the mechanic fees. upon further investigation online, i see that there are several reports of this problem with this year audi and other years and vw passats also. i paid nearly $26000 for this car and feel i have been scamed by audi, major automotive who sold me the car and the gm protection plan who provides the extended warranty, - the sales person advised it was bumper to bumper coverage- i now find out that i have to pay for my new engine?? i feel all parties should be held responsible and want to know if anyones is filing a class action law or doing anything about this, where is the protection for the consumer, please help me, i am not rich, i spent all my savings for this car, i am currently paying insurance and also car payments on this car, i cant afford a new engine, even if i could is the same problem going to arise again. please help me. thank you, e. morrissey (there is not a selection for audi under vehicle. *jb

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Mileage was 55000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WAULT64B42N. Vehicle was purchased on July 26, 2005. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Vehicle had 6 cylinders. Audi A6 2002 Drive type:AWD. Fuel System:Fuel injection. Fuel type: gas. Audi A6 2002 Structure Transmission Type: AUTO. Vehicle Speed: 0 mph. Dealer's name: Major Automotive Lic # 0851824 . Dealer's telephone number: 718 937 3700 . Dealer's city: Long Island City . Dealer's state code: NY.

Audi A8 2005
Volkswagen Of America, Inc
Safety incident date:
Sept 09, 2006
Location:
New Hope, PA

dt*: the contact stated while driving 10 mph and preparing to stop at a traffic light, the steering wheel locked, the emergency brake engaged and the warning lights on the dash illuminated. the vehicle was unable to be maneuvered off the road and was towed to the dealer, who determined the entire computer system failed. the failure was due to liquid which spilled in the back seat, ran down into the seat, and came into contact with the tire pressure monitoring control module. the dealer replaced the tire pressure monitoring control module, steering wheel and lock. updated 10/25/2006 - *nm

Mileage was 12000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WAUML44E85N. Vehicle was purchased on May 08, 2005. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Vehicle had 8 cylinders. Audi A8 2005 Drive type:AWD. Fuel type: gas. Audi A8 2005 Structure Transmission Type: AUTO. Vehicle Speed: 10 mph. Dealer's name: Don Rosen Imports . Dealer's city: Conshohocken . Dealer's state code: PA.

Audi A4 2006
Volkswagen Of America, Inc
Safety incident date:
May 20, 2006
Location:
Fredericksburg, VA

extreme vibrations are occurring while vehicle is stopped and in gear. this problem has existed since i drove it off the lot new. it now has only 8000 miles. the vibration levels vary and can fluctuate. when vibrations are high the vibration is nauseating, tingles my ears, and rattles my teeth. my keys vibrate enough to produce sound and they appear blurry. my local audi dealer says there is nothing they can do about it currently, but suggest there may be future remedies. they did tighten my seat and say that my car is operating within specifications. i drove an identical vehicle to compare from their lot and my car vibrated significantly more. these severe vibrations prompt me to place my car in neutral at traffic lights so i don't feel ill. this can be dangerous since my car may not be in gear, and if i'm distracted, then need to accelerate suddenly, i won't be able to immediately. i'm afraid i may get rear ended at one of these times. the vibrations make me feel sick and give me headaches while driving which can detract from my ability to operate the car safely.*jb

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Mileage was 0 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WAUDF78E46A. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on May 10, 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 Structure Transmission Type: AUTO. Vehicle Speed: 0 mph. Dealer's name: West Broad Audi . Dealer's city: Richmond . Dealer's state code: VA.

Audi A6 2000
Volkswagen Of America, Inc
Safety incident date:
Nov 09, 2007
Location:
Norwalk, CT

model year 2000, audi a6 quattro wagon 4 instances of sub-standard equipment: 1) abs warning lights due to defective abs controller a very common problem which the manufacturer should be forced to recall. 2) sub-standard materials used in the vent tubing in the engine compartment (cheap plastic that breaks causing increased emissions output harming the environment). 3) dashboard warning display led faulty, a very common problem which the manufacturer should be forced to recall. 4)plastic components in interior of the auto break easily poor plastic strength (ie cupholder, buttons etc). *tr

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Mileage was 97000 miles. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Vehicle had 6 cylinders. Audi A6 2000 Drive type:AWD. Fuel System:Fuel injection. Fuel type: gas. Audi A6 2000 Structure Transmission Type: AUTO.

Audi Tt 2001
Volkswagen Of America, Inc
Safety incident date:
Dec 10, 2007
Location:
Huntington Park, CA

2001 audi tt 4 transmissions failures, overheating, thermostat fails every 60k, engine plastic parts degrading, alternator failure, engine head failed required replacement, various interior trim problems (e.g. broken stereo cover, glove compartment handle when left in heat with closed windows), instrument cluster replaced, failed again will need replacement fuel gauge reads full all the time, engine vacuum leaks, etc...etc... *tr

Mileage was 119000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):TRUWT28N611. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Nov 28, 2001. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Vehicle had 4 cylinders. Audi TT 2001 Drive type:4WD. Fuel System:Fuel injection. Fuel type: gas. Audi TT 2001 Structure Transmission Type: MAN . Vehicle Speed: 40 mph. Dealer's name: Pacific Audi . Dealer's telephone number: (310) 255-320 . Dealer's city: Torrance . Dealer's state code: CA. Dealer's zipcode: 90503 .

Audi A6 2002
Volkswagen Of America, Inc
Safety incident date:
Mar 07, 2008
Location:
East Windsor, NJ

driving from nj to upstate ny for ski trip to hunter mountain. heavy rain during drive up on friday evening, rain all day saturday. got in the car to go skiing on sunday morning and noticed several inches of water in rear passenger footwell. i was able to bale out some of the water but interior carpeting was soaked. while going to hunter, water was sloshing between passenger footwell and rear. after dropping off the skiers i decided to head home on the ny state thruway. after approx 50 miles - digital dash display disappeared, car started to jerk around and buck. speed was dropped down to 20 mph, i was able to make it to a rest stop. anyway - remainder of ski party picked me up and i had the car towed back to nj - $700. mechanic states that tcu unit was under water. rain water apparently came in through the pollen filter housing and flooded the car. total damage to the car $2300. there are a number of complaints throughout the internet and various forums detailing this exact problem. i believe this is a design flaw and audi should be held responsible for this problem. i'd like to get reimbursed for my cost. individuals with this problem should contact audi customer service at 800-822-2834. *tr

Mileage was 62000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WAULT64B22N. Vehicle was purchased on Feb 16, 2006. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Vehicle had 6 cylinders. Audi A6 2002 Drive type:AWD. Fuel System:Fuel injection. Fuel type: gas. Audi A6 2002 Structure Transmission Type: AUTO. Vehicle Speed: 50 mph. Dealer's name: J & S Autohaus .

Audi A6 2001
Volkswagen Of America, Inc
Safety incident date:
Apr 26, 2008
Location:
Chalfont, PA

heavy rains cause flooding in passenger footwell and damage to tcm. *tr

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Mileage was 102000 miles. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle Speed: 0 mph.

Audi Quattro 9999
Volkswagen Of America, Inc
Safety incident date:
June 05, 2008
Location:
Saginaw, MI

middle panel display fades in the hot weather and can not read the display. it totally fades to darkness. this has been happening for the last couple of summers. *tr

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Audi A4 2003
Volkswagen Of America, Inc
Safety incident date:
Sept 01, 2005
Location:
Newtown, PA

bought a 2003 audi a4 cabriolet in 2005. 6 months later, rear window in 2003 audi a4 detached from convertible top causing rear leather seat to rot and tear due to rain water leaking through the detached window. tried to have the window reattached by an audi dealership referred detailing company, adhesive did not hold and i was told the car would need a new roof. the dealership i bought the car from, don rosen audi of conshohoken, pa nor audi will take any responsibility for the detached window or provide payment for repairs. *tr

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Mileage was 40000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WAUAT48HX3K. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle Speed: 0 mph.

Audi A6 2001
Volkswagen Of America, Inc
Safety incident date:
May 21, 2007
Location:
Germantown, MD

hi audi 2001 a6 atq 2.8l quattro. can you investigate the material used on the coolant and windshield wiper reservoirs as i had them crack twice. also, i brought my car in asked that all recall work be done, i want to be assured that the sensor warranty work was done on the engine coolant temp sensor, oil leaks in upper engine, 3 way catalyst dtc codes sensor as i am getting a check engine light and have already spent over $900 to repair this. can i get the vacuum hose and tire information as well. i am concerned there are maintenance items which are on your list that my dealer has not performed that i have requested. *tr

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Mileage was 89000 miles. Accident was reported to Police. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle had 6 cylinders. Vehicle Speed: 25 mph.

Audi A6 1999
Volkswagen Of America, Inc
Safety incident date:
July 02, 2008
Location:
Columbia, SC

rain water leaking in the cabin of my car, collecting on passenger side floor. *tr

Mileage was 74000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WAUDA24B0XN. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle Speed: 0 mph.

Audi A4 2003
Volkswagen Of America, Inc
Safety incident date:
Sept 11, 2007
Location:
Los Alamitos, CA

the adhesive which holds in the rear window on my 2003 audi a4 3.0 convertible came unglued, resulting in the window gradually falling away from the roof. i had to duct tape it in as i didn't want it popping out completely while driving, and to prevent rain / moisture from getting in. this could be a serious driving hazard should it dislodge while operating. fyi, the car had been babied since day one; garage kept and hand washed. audi of america did finally agree to pay for a new top (about 6k retail) but could not tell me if the new top had different adhesive (i don't want a repeat of this circumstance a fews yrs down the line). i researched this, and there are several other owners w/ this problem. most cars were 03's at about 40-50k miles. in my opinion, audi needs to acknowledge there was a defect w/ the adhesive and offer replacement at n/c. if you have an a4 or s4 convertible, monitor where the glass fits in the top. listen for a "flapping" noise at highway speeds. the main mechanic said in addition the adhesive coming undone, there also appeared to be shrinkage of the top. i do not know, from an engineering standpoint, if the shrinkage was the main problem (i.e, the "pulling away" from the top) or if it was a combination of both problems that culminated in the end result. regardless, audi needs to address this before there is a serious problem w/ the window flying out at freeway speeds. *tr

Mileage was 52221 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WAUAT48HX3K. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Audi A4 2004
Volkswagen Of America, Inc
Safety incident date:
Sept 13, 2008
Location:
Boynton Beach, FL

2004 audi a4 has had several repair problems. consumer feels that the vehicle could be in an accident due to the problems. *nj the consumer stated all of a sudden, the vehicle stopped running while in traffic. the dealer was unable to find any problems. several months later, the engine wouldn't turn over. the battery was replaced as well as a bulb. the convertible top would not go down. an electrical part on the convertible was replaced, one of the headlights had burned out and the crank pulley was replaced.. *jb the convertible top became stuck in the open position and had to be replaced. the convertible top replacement caused damaged to the headliner as well the drivers side window had a leak. updated 02/07/11

Mileage was 19102 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WAUAC48H04K. Vehicle was purchased on Mar 31, 2004. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle had 4 cylinders. Fuel System:Fuel injection. Fuel type: gas. Dealer's name: Braman Audi . Dealer's telephone number: 561-615-4890 . Dealer's city: West Palm Beach . Dealer's state code: FL. Dealer's zipcode: 33409 .

Audi A4 2003
Volkswagen Of America, Inc
Safety incident date:
July 18, 2008
Location:
Collegeville, PA

rear window came unglued and could not be repaired on my 2003 a4 cabriolet. audi dealer replaced top. my cost was 4000. *tr

Mileage was 58000 miles. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.


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