2001 Audi A6 Quattro Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2001 Audi A6 Quattro

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2001 Audi A6 Quattro Problems

ABS Light Due to Control Module Failure

The anti-lock brake system (ABS) control module may fail causing the ABS light to illuminate. Failed modules should be replaced to restore ABS operation.

Digital Display on Instrument Cluster May Fail

The digital display portion of the instrument cluster may fail. Our technicians tell us the entire instrument cluster will need to be replaced to correct this concern.

Check Engine Light and/or Engine Overheating Due to Failed Thermostat

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

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2001 Audi A6 Quattro Questions

Everytime im driving and press the brakes my car stop (2 answers)

When Im driving and a ease on the brakes my car skirts and stop and locks up and when i try pressing the gas its as if my wheel locked up and won't move my car still stays on but I could literally be flooring it and it moves bearly then i have to go in to netrual and back to drive just to get...

what could be causing the car to bog down when it's going uphill and it stalls (1 answer)

I already replaced the catalytic converters,, but the problem continues.

My transmission will not move when putting it into any gear except reverse. (1 answer)

It will catch after a few seconds but when it is in first gear it will hardly move once it shifts into 2nd or after going above 20 mph it moves fine. It is an automatic or what I have heard people call it an auto manual.

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2001 Audi A6 Quattro Reviews

2001 Audi report I bought this car from my next door neighbor who moved away with his daughter to a mid western state & I bet he's kick’n his donkey since he sold me this MACHINE. I replaced both cats at 67K (covered 100% by Audi). The breaks normal W & T, but now 3 of the 4 ball joints on the front passenger side need replacing now @ 91K. I changed the spark plugs & now back to premium growli...
At 54k the Quattro needed to be completely replaced (had to fight Audi to get some help with the $12K bill). Now with 130k, the Quattro is again showing signs of a problem. Local shop seems at a loss for what to do next. Engine, suspension & steering, interior are all AWESOME. Still tight as new and not a single squeak. Brakes are overly dusty and exhaust needed replacing at about 120k.

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