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2001 Audi A6 Recalls

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Most Recent 2001 Audi A6 Recall

On April 26, 2011, Audi recalled 5,992 Audi A6. Volkswagen is recalling certain model year 2001-2004 audi a6, model year 2002-2003 s6 and model year 2003 rs6 vehicles equipped with 4.2l engines and manufactured from june 19, 2001, through june 8, 2004. the aging of the plastic material in the fuel tank rollover valve combined with bending stress from the aluminum ventilation line to the rollover valve nipple may lead to cracking of the nipple. if this happens, a fuel leak may result.
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2001 Audi A6 Recall Details

RepairPal Expert Overview on April 26, 2011

A fuel leak may develop from the fuel tank rollover valve. Any fuel leak increases the risk of a fire.

This should be considered a high priority recall. A fuel leak could develop without warning. Please contact your Audi dealer. They will check to see if your specific vehicle is affected and advise you on what to do next. Always have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.

Summary on December 16, 2006
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 contains a fuse, which precludes excessive current flow in the case of a short circuit. audi s6 and s6 avant vehicles are all equipped with xenon low beam headlights and, therefore, are not longer affected by this recall.
Summary on July 26, 2004
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.
Summary on September 19, 2003
Certain passenger vehicles equipped with 2.7l engines fail to comply with the requirements of federal motor vehicle safety standard no. 110, ¿tire selection and rims.¿ the calculated ¿vehicle normal load¿ exceeds the allowable weight of the axle load with tire dimension 225/45r 17 91y by 19kg.
Summary on June 22, 2001
Vehicle description: passenger vehicles (allroad). when activating the windshield wiper under heavy load conditions such as freezing, snow or heavy rain, one wiper could be delayed behind the other wiper.
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