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Audi A6 Problems

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Most Common Audi A6 Problems

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.
A problem with the torque converter can cause the Check Engine Light to illuminate.
The 2006-2016 Audi A6 2.0TFSI, 3.0TFSI, 3.2FSI and 4.2FSI direct injection engines are subject to carbon buildup in the intake system which can cause power loss, OBD codes and a check engine light,...
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1 Known Audi A6 Brakes Problem

The anti-lock brake system (ABS) control module may fail causing the ABS light to illuminate. Failed modules should be replaced to restore ABS operation.

2 Known Audi A6 Drive Train Problems

A problem with the torque converter can cause the Check Engine Light to illuminate.
Our technicians recommend having the constant velocity (CV) boots and CV joints inspected at each service. Servicing torn CV boots early can prevent the need to replace the CV half shaft or CV joint.

1 Known Audi A6 Electrical & Lights Problem

Erratic turn signal operation can be a result of a failing turn signal flasher relay which will require replacement.

6 Known Audi A6 Engine Problems

The 2006-2016 Audi A6 2.0TFSI, 3.0TFSI, 3.2FSI and 4.2FSI direct injection engines are subject to carbon buildup in the intake system which can cause power loss, OBD codes and a check engine light,...
Engine oil leaks are common from the valve cover gaskets and camshaft chain tensioner gasket.
The water pump may fail resulting in engine overheating and possible timing belt damage. Overheating and/or timing belt failure can result in very expensive engine repairs. As a precaution, it is ...

1 Known Audi A6 Exhaust & Emissions Problem

Popping sounds from the rear of the vehicle may be heard moments after starting the engine, or when slowing to a stop. This noise is from the leak detection pump filling the fuel tank with air, and...

0 Known Audi A6 Heating & Air Conditioning Problems

0 Known Audi A6 Maintenance Problems

3 Known Audi A6 Miscellaneous Problems

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.
Clogged drains can allow rainwater to accumulate in the plenum tray (at the base of the windshield). The water may leak into the vehicle's interior, brake booster, or electrical components, which c...
Clogged sunroof drains can allow water to enter the interior and accumulate under the carpet where various control modules are mounted. Over time, the accumulated moisture can damage the control ...

1 Known Audi A6 Suspension & Steering Problem

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 probl...

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Known Audi A6 Problems & Complaints

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.
Clogged drains can allow rainwater to accumulate in the plenum tray (at the base of the windshield). The water may leak into the vehicle's interior, brake booster, or electrical components, which c...
Engine oil leaks are common from the valve cover gaskets and camshaft chain tensioner gasket.
A problem with the torque converter can cause the Check Engine Light to illuminate.
Erratic turn signal operation can be a result of a failing turn signal flasher relay which will require replacement.
The water pump may fail resulting in engine overheating and possible timing belt damage. Overheating and/or timing belt failure can result in very expensive engine repairs. As a precaution, it is ...
The 2006-2016 Audi A6 2.0TFSI, 3.0TFSI, 3.2FSI and 4.2FSI direct injection engines are subject to carbon buildup in the intake system which can cause power loss, OBD codes and a check engine light,...
Popping sounds from the rear of the vehicle may be heard moments after starting the engine, or when slowing to a stop. This noise is from the leak detection pump filling the fuel tank with air, and...
Our technicians recommend having the constant velocity (CV) boots and CV joints inspected at each service. Servicing torn CV boots early can prevent the need to replace the CV half shaft or CV joint.
Fuel quality must be maintained to avoid engine misfire problems; the misfires may cause the Check Engine Light to illuminate.
Oil leaks from the camshaft drive pulleys and variable valve timing hydraulics are common. If the variable valve timing hydraulics is leaking, the Check Engine Light may illuminate from inaccurate...
The anti-lock brake system (ABS) control module may fail causing the ABS light to illuminate. Failed modules should be replaced to restore ABS operation.
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 probl...
An External oil leak may develop from the valley pan gasket (under the intake manifold) and/or the head gasket.
Clogged sunroof drains can allow water to enter the interior and accumulate under the carpet where various control modules are mounted. Over time, the accumulated moisture can damage the control ...
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