Audi A6 Repair and Maintenance

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

Audi A6 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.

Check Engine Light Due to Faulty Torque Converter

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

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.

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Audi A6 Questions

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

ignition is on the engine temperature need reaches 90 (1 answer)

when the ignition is on the temperature reaches to 90. the coolant level is at max. water pump is working fine. temperature sensor is working fine.
what is the reason for this problem. kindly advise . the car reached 195000 km.

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

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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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Audi A6 Reviews

The upkeep on this car is way over priced. No one can change the oil except the dealership because it requires a special computer to reset the system, same thing w/ the tires so everytime you rotate the tires guess what no on one can reset the sensor. Here in DC it is about $200 for oil change and rotate the tires. Then we move on to the brakes, when the light came on for the pads being ...
I leased this car brand new at the end of January 2010. I immediatley started having problems. The 2nd day I had the car, the driver's side door would not close. The latch was not working. I had it towed to the dealership and they fixed it in about an hour. A month after I got it, the radio/computer system died. They had my car for a week and gave me a Nissan Altima to drive in the mean t...
Just an absolutely fantastic car. The technology is superior to Mercedes and Infiniti (both I have owned). Fun to drive. The V-6 engine has a supercharger which puts out an exhilarating ride without any turbo lag.

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