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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 Feb 18, 2011
Location TUCSON, AZ
Manufacturer VOLKSWAGEN OF AMERICA, INC
Vehicle 2000 AUDI A6
Transmission Not Specified
Drivetrain Not Specified
Fuel type Not Specified
Occurences 0
Crash involved N
Injuries 0
Deaths 0
Source Not Specified
All Complaints
Complaint - Electrical System

ON 1/30/11, THIS VEHICLE, A 2000 AUDI A6, HAD AN ELECTRICAL FIRE. THE VEHICLE WAS TURNED OFF WHILE LISTENING TO THE RADIO. A PLASTIC/RUBBER BURNING SMELL EMANATED FROM WITHIN THE VEHICLE, FOLLOWED BY BLACK SMOKE, AND FLAMES COMING OUT OF THE AIR VENTS, PRIMARILY IN THE DRIVER'S SIDE. A FIRE HAD IGNITED WITHIN THE ELECTRICAL BOARD BENEATH THE DASHBOARD/GAUGE CLUSTER AREA IN THE DRIVER'S SIDE. THE WINDSHIELD WIPERS AND HEADLIGHTS TURNED ON BY THEMSELVES DURING THE INCIDENT.

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