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AUDI A6 Problems with Vehicle Speed Control

 
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2008 AUDI A6 Problems & Complaints

Read complaint(s) filed for the 2008 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 2008 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 (68 Complaints)
Date reported Apr 20, 2011
Location LEXINGTON, MA
Manufacturer VOLKSWAGEN OF AMERICA, INC
Vehicle 2008 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

SUDDEN ACCELERATION, CAUSED BY DRIVER'S LOOSE FLOOR MAT. STARTED CAR IN GARAGE. IN PARK, ENGINE RAN AT 4,000 RPM FROM START. TRIED TO KICK DOWN GAS PEDAL SEVERAL TIMES, NO CHANGE. IGNITION ON AND OFF THREE TIMES, NO CHANGE. PRESSED FIRMLY ON THE BRAKE, SHIFTED TO REVERSE. I KNEW IT WOULD LURCH. GOT OUT OF GARAGE, PRESSING FIRMLY. RPMS DROPPED TO NORMAL 1,000 RANGE. SHIFTED INTO DRIVE, CAR RPM INCREASED TO 4,000 RPM AND LURCHED. SAT THERE FOR FIVE MINUTES THINKING IT WOULD SETTLE DOWN. NOTHING. I THEN DECIDED TO CHECK THE FLOOR MAT. IT WAS ON TOP OF THE GAS PEDAL. IT HAD MOVED FORWARD BECAUSE THE ONE OF THE SECURING LOCKS ON THE MAT HAD BROKEN FREE

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