2001 Audi A6 Repair and Maintenance

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

2001 Audi A6 Problems

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.

Premature Wear in Multi-Link Suspension Components May Cause Noise

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.

Check Engine Light Due to Faulty Torque Converter

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

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2001 Audi A6 Questions

o2 sensor faults (1 answer)

had converts 2 ea. replaced all 4 o2 sensors replaced w/Audi ones 3 times still have o2 sensor faults that , saying too high resistance and short to b+ never changed . the Audi garage can't figure it out so can anyone help thanks mike

Will a oil change stop a leak (1 answer)

Oil leaking at the bottom

how much would it cost to remove the old engine and replace it with another engi (1 answer)

engine may have seized up

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2001 Audi A6 Recalls

Potential Fuel Leak From Crack at Rollover Valve

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.

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 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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