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Audi S6 Recalls

Get technical and plain English recall information for 6 Audi S6 recalls between 1995 and 2017. Learn if your Audi S6 is part of a recall and what to do about it.

RepairPal Expert Overview on January 13, 2017

The passenger frontal air bag assembly is deployed by an inflator which contains propellant that makes the air bag deploy. This propellant may degrade over time, especially when exposed to humidity and temperature cycling. As a result, the inflator may rupture on deployment, which can send metal shrapnel through the air bag, striking vehicle occupants. This could result in serious injury or death.

Recall repairs on your Audi must be performed by a Audi dealership. Audi will notify known owners of affected vehicles beginning in February, 2017. If you do not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Audi dealerships. They will also check for any other incomplete recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with.

RepairPal Expert Overview on September 23, 2013

A fuel leak can develop on vehicles equipped with a 4.0L engine.

Audi will notify owners beginning late October 2013. If you don't receive notification and you feel you should, please contact your dealer for further instruction. They may ask for your vehicle identification number (VIN), so please have it handy when you call. The Audi recall number is 20U6/L8.

RepairPal Expert Overview on April 26, 2011

A fuel leak may develop from the fuel tank rollover valve. Any fuel leak increases the risk of a fire.

This should be considered a high priority recall. A fuel leak could develop without warning. Please contact your Audi dealer. They will check to see if your specific vehicle is affected and advise you on what to do next. Always have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.

Summary on July 26, 2004
Summary on March 22, 2001
Summary on April 23, 1996