2012 Audi A6 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2012 Audi A6

2012 Audi A6 Problems

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.

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.

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2012 Audi A6 Recalls

Passenger Air Bags Do Not Deploy In An Accident

For vehicles that are equipped with heated and cooled seats, the passenger occupant detection system may malfunction and prevent the passenger side air bags from deploying as necessary during an accident. Dealers will install a passenger occupant detection system repair kit free of charge to resolve the concern.

Potential Fuel Leak

The fuel rail is a tube that carries fuel to the fuel injectors. The fuel rail may leak, increasing the risk of a fire. Dealers will replace the affected fuel rail and corresponding seals to correct this concern.

Side Curtain Air Bag May Not Deploy As Designed

317 vehicles are being recalled because the seam in the side curtain air bag may not have been stitched correctly. As a result, the side curtain air bag may not deploy as expected. Failure of the air bag increases the risk of injury in the event of a crash. Dealers will replace the left and/or right curtain air bag to correct this concern.

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