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AUDI A6 - 2005 AUDI A6 Problems & Complaints

 
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by Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.

There are 37 complaints filed for the 2005 AUDI A6

Below is a list of complaints & problems filed against the 2005 AUDI A6. These 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. If you like to file an official complaint for the 2005 AUDI A6, you can do so by calling the NHTSA Mon-Fri 8am to 8pm at 888-327-4236, TTY: 800-424-9153. You can also file your complaint online by clicking here. Your complaint will be added to the NHTSA complaints database after a thorough review. If a trend is discovered, an investigation will be opened by the ODI.

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Air Bags (3) Engine And Engine Cooling (3) Power Train (3) Service Brakes Hydraulic (2) Unknown Or Other (2)
Electrical System (10) Exterior Lighting (3) Seat Belts (2) Steering (2) Vehicle Speed Control (4)
Electronic Stability Control (5) Latches Locks Linkages (1) Service Brakes (5) Structure (3) Visibility (6)
Engine (1) Parking Brake (3) Service Brakes Electric (1) Traction Control System (1)

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STEERING

5/7/2015 - DUMFRIES, VA
HAVING ALL THE SAME ISSUES WITH THE STEERING COLUMN LISTED BELOW, WHY HAS THIS ISSUE NOT BEEN MADE A RECALL ISSUE???? THERE IS AN ENTIRE PAGE OF THIS PROBLEM AT THE FOLLOWING AUDI FORUMS.COM LINK HTTP://WWW.AUDIFORUMS.COM/FORUM/AUDI-A6-9/2005-AUDI-A6-WONT-START-BUT-MMI-LIGHTS-SEAT-MEMORY-ETC-WORKS-FINEFACEBOOK-TWITTER-163846/ NOTE: THE ISSUES LISTED IN SERVICE BULLETIN NO: TSB-48-14-62 NHTSA ID NUMBER: 10056441 COMPLAINT FILED 10/29/2014 NHTSA ID NUMBER: 10651089 AND COMPLAINT FILED 04/27/2012 NHTSA ID NUMBER: 10456711. WHY HASN'T THIS PROBLEM WITH THE STEERING COLUMN BECOME A RECALL ITEM? WHEN IS THIS PROBLEM WITH THE STEERING COLUMN GOING TO BECOME A RECALL ITEM?

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UNKNOWN OR OTHER

5/7/2015 - DUMFRIES, VA
HAVING ALL THE SAME ISSUES WITH THE STEERING COLUMN LISTED BELOW, WHY HAS THIS ISSUE NOT BEEN MADE A RECALL ISSUE???? THERE IS AN ENTIRE PAGE OF THIS PROBLEM AT THE FOLLOWING AUDI FORUMS.COM LINK HTTP://WWW.AUDIFORUMS.COM/FORUM/AUDI-A6-9/2005-AUDI-A6-WONT-START-BUT-MMI-LIGHTS-SEAT-MEMORY-ETC-WORKS-FINEFACEBOOK-TWITTER-163846/ NOTE: THE ISSUES LISTED IN SERVICE BULLETIN NO: TSB-48-14-62 NHTSA ID NUMBER: 10056441 COMPLAINT FILED 10/29/2014 NHTSA ID NUMBER: 10651089 AND COMPLAINT FILED 04/27/2012 NHTSA ID NUMBER: 10456711. WHY HASN'T THIS PROBLEM WITH THE STEERING COLUMN BECOME A RECALL ITEM? WHEN IS THIS PROBLEM WITH THE STEERING COLUMN GOING TO BECOME A RECALL ITEM?

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

5/7/2015 - DUMFRIES, VA
HAVING ALL THE SAME ISSUES WITH THE STEERING COLUMN LISTED BELOW, WHY HAS THIS ISSUE NOT BEEN MADE A RECALL ISSUE???? THERE IS AN ENTIRE PAGE OF THIS PROBLEM AT THE FOLLOWING AUDI FORUMS.COM LINK HTTP://WWW.AUDIFORUMS.COM/FORUM/AUDI-A6-9/2005-AUDI-A6-WONT-START-BUT-MMI-LIGHTS-SEAT-MEMORY-ETC-WORKS-FINEFACEBOOK-TWITTER-163846/ NOTE: THE ISSUES LISTED IN SERVICE BULLETIN NO: TSB-48-14-62 NHTSA ID NUMBER: 10056441 COMPLAINT FILED 10/29/2014 NHTSA ID NUMBER: 10651089 AND COMPLAINT FILED 04/27/2012 NHTSA ID NUMBER: 10456711. WHY HASN'T THIS PROBLEM WITH THE STEERING COLUMN BECOME A RECALL ITEM? WHEN IS THIS PROBLEM WITH THE STEERING COLUMN GOING TO BECOME A RECALL ITEM?

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SERVICE BRAKES

1/25/2015 - BALTIMORE, MD
ON 2 SEPARATE OCCASIONS I HAD TO PAY FOR A PARKING BRAKE MODULE OR MOTOR. THE COST WAS 900.00 BOTH TIMES. I GOOGLE THIS AND FOUND MORE COMPLAINTS ABOUT THIS SAME ISSUE

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EXTERIOR LIGHTING

1/25/2015 - BALTIMORE, MD
I STARTED MY CAR AND NOTICED A HEADLIGHT DIPPED WARNING LIGHT I GOOGLE THIS AND NOTICED THAT THOUSANDS OF OTHERS HAVE THE SAME ISSUE

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UNKNOWN OR OTHER

10/29/2014 - PFAFFTOWN, NC
WE HAVE A 2005 AUDI A6 PURCHASED CPO IN 06. WE RECENTLY HAD ISSUES WITH BRAKE MODULE ISSUES THAT ARE STILL THERE BUT WAITING ON THE RECALL FOR THIS ISSUE. NOW WE HAVE AN ISSUE WITH OUR MMI SYSTEM WHICH IS THE ENTERTAINMENT PART OF THE CAR. IT CONTROLS THE MUSIC, NAVIGATION, AND SOME CONVIENCE FEATURES. I HAVE SEEN A LOT OF AUDI OWNERS WITH THIS MMI PROBLEM AS WELL. THERE SEEMS TO BE A TREND WITH AUDI VEHICLES NOW. I WOULD THINK WHEN YOU MAKE A LUXURY PURCHASE SUCH AS THIS YOU WOULD NOT HAVE THESE KINDS OF ISSUES. CERTAINLY IF YOU ARE NOT ABUSING THE CAR IN ANY WAY. THIS ALSO NEEDS TO BE A PART OF A RECALL. THE FIRST INDICATION WAS I COULD NOT RESET THE BATTERY AFTER THE REPLACEMENT WHICH WAS NOT DONE BY AUDI. THEN I TOOK IT TO THEM TO RESET THE BATTERY LEVEL AND RECODE THE MMI AND AUDI COULD NOT DO IT? THERE IS AN ISSUE HERE....

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

10/29/2014 - PFAFFTOWN, NC
WE HAVE A 2005 AUDI A6 PURCHASED CPO IN 06. WE RECENTLY HAD ISSUES WITH BRAKE MODULE ISSUES THAT ARE STILL THERE BUT WAITING ON THE RECALL FOR THIS ISSUE. NOW WE HAVE AN ISSUE WITH OUR MMI SYSTEM WHICH IS THE ENTERTAINMENT PART OF THE CAR. IT CONTROLS THE MUSIC, NAVIGATION, AND SOME CONVIENCE FEATURES. I HAVE SEEN A LOT OF AUDI OWNERS WITH THIS MMI PROBLEM AS WELL. THERE SEEMS TO BE A TREND WITH AUDI VEHICLES NOW. I WOULD THINK WHEN YOU MAKE A LUXURY PURCHASE SUCH AS THIS YOU WOULD NOT HAVE THESE KINDS OF ISSUES. CERTAINLY IF YOU ARE NOT ABUSING THE CAR IN ANY WAY. THIS ALSO NEEDS TO BE A PART OF A RECALL. THE FIRST INDICATION WAS I COULD NOT RESET THE BATTERY AFTER THE REPLACEMENT WHICH WAS NOT DONE BY AUDI. THEN I TOOK IT TO THEM TO RESET THE BATTERY LEVEL AND RECODE THE MMI AND AUDI COULD NOT DO IT? THERE IS AN ISSUE HERE....

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ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL

10/29/2014 - PFAFFTOWN, NC
ON OUR 2005 AUDI A6 WE PURCHASED CERTIFIED PRE-OWNED (CPO) WE ARE THE SECOND OWNERS OF THE VEHICLE. WHEN WE PURCHASED THIS A6 IT HAD ONLY 30,330 MILES. WHEN WE GOT TO AROUND 90K+ MILES IS WHEN WE STARTED TO HAVE SOME ISSUES WITH THE CARS BRAKING SYSTEM. WE TOOK IT TO AUDI WHICH IS THE ONLY PLACE WE HAVE HAD IT SERVICED AND WHERE WE PURCHASED THE VEHICLE. THEY SAID THERE WAS A PROBLEM WITH THE BRAKE MODULE CAUSING THE BLINKING BRAKE LIGHT AND THE ABS LIGHT TO COME ON ALONG WITH A LOUD BEEPING FROM TIME TO TIME. THEY THOUGHT IT COULD ALSO BE LOW ON BRAKE FLUID AND CAPPED IT OFF. THE PROBLEM WENT AWAY FOR A WHILE BUT THEN CAME BACK ALONG WITH THE CHECK ENGINE LIGHT. THIS TIME IT WAS SAID WE HAVE A FAULT ECU MODULE. WE HAD THIS SERVICE DONE WHICH COSTS $2,200.USD BUT THIS WAS JUST TO REPAIR THE CHECK ENGINE LIGHT BUT NOT THE BRAKE MODULE. WE ASKED IF THIS REPAIR WOULD RESOLVE BOTH ISSUES AND THE ANSWER WAS YES. THERE ARE THOUSANDS OF COMPLAINTS ABOUT THE BOSCH BRAKE MODULE WHICH SEEMS TO BE AN ONGOING PROBLEM WITH AUDI. THIS NEEDS TO BE RECALLED AND EVERYONE GET THEIR MONEY REFUNDED TO THEM FOR THE PAIN AND ANGUISH THIS HAS CAUSED. THERE ALSO NEEDS TO BE A CLASS ACTION LAWSUIT AGAINST AUDI!!

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SERVICE BRAKES

10/29/2014 - PFAFFTOWN, NC
ON OUR 2005 AUDI A6 WE PURCHASED CERTIFIED PRE-OWNED (CPO) WE ARE THE SECOND OWNERS OF THE VEHICLE. WHEN WE PURCHASED THIS A6 IT HAD ONLY 30,330 MILES. WHEN WE GOT TO AROUND 90K+ MILES IS WHEN WE STARTED TO HAVE SOME ISSUES WITH THE CARS BRAKING SYSTEM. WE TOOK IT TO AUDI WHICH IS THE ONLY PLACE WE HAVE HAD IT SERVICED AND WHERE WE PURCHASED THE VEHICLE. THEY SAID THERE WAS A PROBLEM WITH THE BRAKE MODULE CAUSING THE BLINKING BRAKE LIGHT AND THE ABS LIGHT TO COME ON ALONG WITH A LOUD BEEPING FROM TIME TO TIME. THEY THOUGHT IT COULD ALSO BE LOW ON BRAKE FLUID AND CAPPED IT OFF. THE PROBLEM WENT AWAY FOR A WHILE BUT THEN CAME BACK ALONG WITH THE CHECK ENGINE LIGHT. THIS TIME IT WAS SAID WE HAVE A FAULT ECU MODULE. WE HAD THIS SERVICE DONE WHICH COSTS $2,200.USD BUT THIS WAS JUST TO REPAIR THE CHECK ENGINE LIGHT BUT NOT THE BRAKE MODULE. WE ASKED IF THIS REPAIR WOULD RESOLVE BOTH ISSUES AND THE ANSWER WAS YES. THERE ARE THOUSANDS OF COMPLAINTS ABOUT THE BOSCH BRAKE MODULE WHICH SEEMS TO BE AN ONGOING PROBLEM WITH AUDI. THIS NEEDS TO BE RECALLED AND EVERYONE GET THEIR MONEY REFUNDED TO THEM FOR THE PAIN AND ANGUISH THIS HAS CAUSED. THERE ALSO NEEDS TO BE A CLASS ACTION LAWSUIT AGAINST AUDI!!

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

10/29/2014 - PFAFFTOWN, NC
ON OUR 2005 AUDI A6 WE PURCHASED CERTIFIED PRE-OWNED (CPO) WE ARE THE SECOND OWNERS OF THE VEHICLE. WHEN WE PURCHASED THIS A6 IT HAD ONLY 30,330 MILES. WHEN WE GOT TO AROUND 90K+ MILES IS WHEN WE STARTED TO HAVE SOME ISSUES WITH THE CARS BRAKING SYSTEM. WE TOOK IT TO AUDI WHICH IS THE ONLY PLACE WE HAVE HAD IT SERVICED AND WHERE WE PURCHASED THE VEHICLE. THEY SAID THERE WAS A PROBLEM WITH THE BRAKE MODULE CAUSING THE BLINKING BRAKE LIGHT AND THE ABS LIGHT TO COME ON ALONG WITH A LOUD BEEPING FROM TIME TO TIME. THEY THOUGHT IT COULD ALSO BE LOW ON BRAKE FLUID AND CAPPED IT OFF. THE PROBLEM WENT AWAY FOR A WHILE BUT THEN CAME BACK ALONG WITH THE CHECK ENGINE LIGHT. THIS TIME IT WAS SAID WE HAVE A FAULT ECU MODULE. WE HAD THIS SERVICE DONE WHICH COSTS $2,200.USD BUT THIS WAS JUST TO REPAIR THE CHECK ENGINE LIGHT BUT NOT THE BRAKE MODULE. WE ASKED IF THIS REPAIR WOULD RESOLVE BOTH ISSUES AND THE ANSWER WAS YES. THERE ARE THOUSANDS OF COMPLAINTS ABOUT THE BOSCH BRAKE MODULE WHICH SEEMS TO BE AN ONGOING PROBLEM WITH AUDI. THIS NEEDS TO BE RECALLED AND EVERYONE GET THEIR MONEY REFUNDED TO THEM FOR THE PAIN AND ANGUISH THIS HAS CAUSED. THERE ALSO NEEDS TO BE A CLASS ACTION LAWSUIT AGAINST AUDI!!

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