1999 Audi A6 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1999 Audi A6

1999 Audi A6 Problems

Flasher Relay Failure Can Cause Erratic Turn Signal Operation

Erratic turn signal operation can be a result of a failing turn signal flasher relay which will require replacement.

Maintain Fuel Quality to Avoid Misfires and CEL Illumination

Fuel quality must be maintained to avoid engine misfire problems; the misfires may cause the Check Engine Light to illuminate.

Oil Leaks From Camshaft Chain Tensioner and Valve Cover Gaskets

Engine oil leaks are common from the valve cover gaskets and camshaft chain tensioner gasket.

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1999 Audi A6 Questions

How much money will I be spending to replace cam chain tensioner on my 1999 Audi A6 2.8 (3 answers)

Windshield wipers run on one speed fast. (1 answer)

Oil/warning lights come on, transmission malfunctions and abs lights up. (1 answer)

Hi guys,I'm a newbie so please advise if I'm not doing this right. My baby is an old 1999 2.4 a6.
On starting from cold she's perfect, then 5 min later, the rev counter stops,the oil light and warning light flashes and abs light comes on. The gearbox then loses 1st and 2nd gears and...

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1999 Audi A6 Recalls

Recall 06V198000
ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH HALOGEN LOW BEAM HEADLIGHTS, CERTAIN CONNECTOR PINS IN THE HEADLIGHT SWITCH CONNECTOR COME INTO CONTACT WITH EACH OTHER CAUSING A SHORT CIRCUIT. NOTE: VEHICLES WITH XENON LOW BEAM HEADLIGHTS ARE NOT AFFECTED BECAUSE THE CIRCUIT IN THESE VEHICLES CONT...
Recall 04V495000
ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 2.8L, V6 5-VALVE ENGINES, AND AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS, WHILE DRIVING DURING EXTREMELY LOW AMBIENT TEMPERATURES THE THROTTLE MAY FREEZE IN AN OPEN POSITION DUE TO ICE ACCUMULATING IN THE THROTTLE BODY.
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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