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Audi S6 Repair and Maintenance

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

Audi S6 Problems

Various bushings—located around the subframe, suspension, and steering—deteriorate with age. A clunking noise when driving over bumps, accelerating, or stopping may be a sign of worn bushings.

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

Clogged drains can allow rainwater to accumulate in the plenum tray (at the base of the windshield). The water may leak into the vehicle's interior, brake booster, or electrical components, which can lead to major problems. Our technicians recommend keeping the tray clear of leaves, pine needles, and other debris.

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Audi S6 Questions

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? ...

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...

Stock 95 S-6 turbo five cylinder with 180,000 miles. It hesitates and surges when try to accelerate but runs ok as just cruise at even speed. Ran three bottles of BG44 to clean injectors and seemed to help initially but then started again. took off injectors and were spraying even pattern. List...

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Audi S6 Recalls

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.

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.

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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