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Resources for the Repair and Maintenance of your 1996 Audi A6

1996 Audi A6

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1996 Audi A6 Problems

Drive Train -- Verified

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

Suspension & Steering -- Verified

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Premature wear in various multi-link suspension components can cause noises that are difficult to diagnose. Worn suspension parts can also cause uneven tire wear and create steering alignment problems.

Drive Train -- Verified

Our technicians recommend having the constant velocity (CV) boots and CV joints inspected at each service. Servicing torn CV boots early can prevent the need to replace the CV half shaft or CV joint.

Miscellaneous -- Verified

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.

Engine -- Verified

The water pump may fail resulting in engine overheating and possible timing belt damage. Overheating and/or timing belt failure can result in very expensive engine repairs. As a precaution, it is recommended to inspect the timing belt and water pump at regular intervals.

1996 Audi A6 Recalls (Recent)

Body, Interior & Misc., October 13, 1997

Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE DISCHARGE OF STATIC ELECTRICITY UNDER LOW HUMIDITY CONDITIONS CAN ACTIVATE THE DRIVER SIDE AIR BAG WHEN THE DRIVER ENTERS OR EXITS THE VEHICLE AND FORMS AN ELECTRICAL CIRCUIT BY TOUCHING CERTAIN AREAS OF THE STEERING WHEEL.

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Electrical & Lights, April 23, 1996

Summary: DEFECTIVE IGNITION SWITCHES WERE IMPROPERLY MANUFACTURED AND CAN CAUSE SOME ELECTRICAL ACCESSORIES TO MALFUNCTION.

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1996 Audi A6 Questions and Answers

Visitor, 1996 Audi A6, 2.8L V6, Portland, OR

I need to replace the leaking heater coro in my 96 audi A6 please help,thanks.

Visitor, 1996 Audi A6, 2.8L V6, Covina, CA

My cooling fan won't go on and I replaced the fan switch. It will stay on when the A/C is on.

Visitor, 1996 Audi A6, 2.8L V6, Virginia Beach, VA

So today my car started hesitating to shift and did not want to go more than 40 mph. Once it got over that, it was shifting hard and revving up to 3000 rpm while doing 20 mph. What could be causing...

pkg523, 1996 Audi A6, 2.8L V6, Succasunna, NJ

i replaced the fuse for the radio. now the radio is locked. the screen for the radio say's "safe". how do i unlock this ?

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