Digital Display on Instrument Cluster May Fail on Audi A6 Quattro

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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Average mileage: 106,773 (23,000–181,000)
8 model years affected: 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, more2002, 2003, 2004, 2013
74 people reported this problem
37 people shared problem details
1999 Audi A6 Quattro130,000
For some reason when the car is cold the instrument panel works a little better. Not great but from non readable to readable.
Same problem with LED panel, some unreadable. Any idea on approx. cost to reapir?
2001 Audi A6 Quattro100,000
Display between speedometer and tachometer is faded away
When the weather is cold - the display stays readable for a short while - but eventually fads too.
LCD pixels are barely visible. When weather is cold it shows better, but still missing pixels. When it warms up it almost disspears completely. I found this site: that will replace the LCD screen for $139 + S/H and they offer Lifetime warranty.
Instrument cluster display is unreadable. Driven this way for 10,000 miles. Have not fixed.
information is barely readable on panel
Hard to see instrument cluster
center of display begin failing to the point where radio station and temperature can no longer be read. other portions still okay for now
1999 Audi A6 Quattro100,000
It was replaced once while still under warranty and then started to die again after a few years. Replacing the whole display us too exoensive on a 15 year old car! Buggers, it still runs great after 206,000!
The LED panel is actually intermittently working. 10% of the time it works, 20% of time it is very dim and the other 70% of time it is not illuminated at all.
2000 Audi A6 Quattro110,000
Can't read screen don't know what problems are with the car.
When it's cold, the data is readable, though after driving for about a half hour it becomes less readable. It seems to me if it's a heat issue, than it could be fixed without having to replace the entire cluster. I also have that "torque converter" problem, it's seems to me that both these problems should be fixed via recall/Class Action Lawsuit. The amount of people with these problems is Insane, especially since these are expensive luxury cars...
Digital Display Cluster just blank. Will not turn on at all.
2001 Audi A6 Quattro130,000
In the winter here when its cold. I can read most of it till the car warms up.
Top portion of panel is ok when car is cold and colder weather, but bottom portion is maybe 30% readable... mostly red pixels, but can see p/r/d
2001 Audi A6 Quattro132,543
Instrument cluster is out and it's very expensive to repair
digital display works fine when cols. When ambient temperature reaches upper 60's top half of display fades
2001 Audi A6 Quattro143,490
The middle portion is unreadable.
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