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AUDI A6 Problems with Electrical System

 
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2000 AUDI A6 Problems & Complaints

Read complaint(s) filed for the 2000 AUDI A6. These complaints & problems includes information received by NHTSA from consumers either directly or as recorded by the Vehicle Safety Hotline. This information may be used by NHTSA during the investigation process. You may file your own complaint for the 2000 AUDI A6 by calling the NHTSA Monday-Friday 8am to 8pm at (888) 327-4236, TTY: (800) 424-9153. You can also file your complaint online.

Vehicle Information (150 Complaints)
Date reported Jan 13, 2006
Location NASHVILLE, TN
Manufacturer VOLKSWAGEN OF AMERICA, INC
Vehicle 2000 AUDI A6
Transmission Automatic
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive
Fuel type Gas
Occurences 1
Crash involved N
Injuries 0
Deaths 0
Source Email
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Complaint - Electrical System

: THE CONTACT STATED A RECALL NOTIFICATION WAS RECEIVED IN 2004 ON NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID # 04V133000, CONCERNING THE ELECTRICAL SYSTEM. THE RECALL WORK WAS PERFORMED BY THE DEALERSHIP; HOWEVER THE VEHICLE CAUGHT FIRE AND BURNED WHILE DRIVING. THE FIRE STARTED UNDER THE DASH ON THE DRIVER'S SIDE. THE FLAMES WERE FIRST NOTICED COMING FROM THE VENTS. THE FIRE DEPARTMENT WAS CONTACTED TO EXTINGUISH THE FIRE. THE MANUFACTURER WAS CONTACTED AND SENT A REPRESENTATIVE TO INVESTIGATE THE SCENE. THE REPRESENTATIVE COMMENTED THE RECALL WAS SUPPOSE TO PREVENT A FIRE FROM OCCURRING. THE DRIVER'S SIDE OF THE VEHICLE WAS SEVERELY DAMAGED AND THE INSURANCE COMPANY TOTALED THE VEHICLE.

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