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AUDI A6 Problems with Air Bags, Engine & Engine Cooling, Exterior Lighting

 
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2001 AUDI A6 Problems & Complaints

Read complaint(s) filed for the 2001 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 2001 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 (110 Complaints)
Date reported Mar 23, 2005
Location WHITEHOUSE STATION, NJ
Manufacturer VOLKSWAGEN OF AMERICA, INC
Vehicle 2001 AUDI A6
Transmission Automatic
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Fuel type Gas
Occurences 6
Crash involved Y
Injuries 1
Deaths 0
Source Email
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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. 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.

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