Audi S6 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your Audi S6

Audi S6 Problems

Overheating Due to Failing Thermostat

The thermostat may erratically stick open or closed. The can result in illumination of the Check Engine Light and/or engine overheating.

Check Engine Light Due to Faulty Torque Converter

A problem with the torque converter can cause the Check Engine Light to illuminate.

Oil Leak From Transmission Output Shaft Seal

A fluid leak may develop from the propeller shaft seal on the rear of the transmission. Our technicians tell us that replacing the seal will commonly correct this concern.

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Audi S6 Questions

I would like to have someone perform a carbon cleaning of my audi s6. (1 answer)

Is it worth it? (1 answer)

So my buddy has this car with about 160,000 miles, salvage title. He fixed it up and is trying to sell it, and I'm in the market for another car. I was curious if its worth it to buy the car? What are the average maintenance cost and are their any specific problems that this car general has? ...

The transmission in dynamic mode is extremely rough on the downshift. (1 answer)

I have noticed that when i put the car into dynamic mode the transmission is extremely rough when downshifting. The dealer tells me that this is normal and that there are two computers talking to each other trying to put it in the correct gear. It sounds like nonsense and BS to me. Does anyone...

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Audi S6 Recalls

Potential Fuel Leak

Certain vehicles equipped with 4.0L engine are being recalled because a fuel leak could develop. Manufacturing tolerances on one of the fuel lines can result in leakage. Dealers will replace the affected fuel line to correct this concern.

Potential Fuel Leak From Crack at Rollover Valve

The aging of the plastic material in the fuel tank rollover valve, combined with stress from the aluminum ventilation line attached to it, may lead to cracking of the connection nipple. The cracked nipple could leak fuel, increasing the risk of a fire. Dealers will reinforce the nipple on the rollover valve or repair the cracking as necessary. This recall is expected to begin during June 2011. The Audi recall number is 20L8/JY.

Recall 04V133000
ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, IF A DRIVER'S KNEES PUSH AGAINST THE KNEE BOLSTER (CRASH ELEMENT) LOCATED UNDER THE DASHBOARD, IT CAN CONTACT THE HEADLIGHT SWITCH WIRING HARNESS, AND AN ELECTRICAL SHORT COULD OCCUR.

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Audi S6 Reviews

Great car, power on hand all over, crisp handling and the paddle shifting is brilliant. A sleeper in the looks but look out, a beast on the hwy.

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