Recall Notice

LemonFree has found some important recall information regarding 1998 Audi A6 vehicles

1998 Audi A6 (6/5/2006)  

Campaign Number: 06V198000

Component Name: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Manufacturer: Volkswagen of America, Inc.

Description: 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.

Defect: THIS CONDITION COULD LEAD TO OVERHEATING OR FIRE.

Corrective Action: DEALERS WILL REROUTE THE WIRING HARNESS BY INSTALLING A JUMPER WIRING HARNESS. THE RECALL BEGAN ON DECEMBER 16, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT AUDI AT 1-800-822-2834.

1998 Audi A6 (10/12/2004)  

Campaign Number: 04V495000

Component Name: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

Manufacturer: Volkswagen of America, Inc.

Description: ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 2.8L, V6 5-VALVE ENGINES, AND AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS, WHILE DRIVING DURING EXTREMELY LOW AMBIENT TEMPERATURES THE THROTTLE MAY FREEZE IN AN OPEN POSITION DUE TO ICE ACCUMULATING IN THE THROTTLE BODY.

Defect: IF THIS OCCURS, THE VEHICLE MAY FAIL TO REDUCE SPEED WHEN THE DRIVER LIFTS HIS/HER FOOT FROM THE GAS PEDAL. THIS LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL COULD RESULT IN A CRASH WITHOUT WARNING.

Corrective Action: AUDI WILL INSTALL A REPLACEMENT THROTTLE BODY KIT FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON OCTOBER 29, 2004. OWNERS MAY CONTACT AUDI AT 1-800-822-2834. OWNERS OF VEHICLES WHICH ARE NOT REGISTERED IN THE COLD-WEATHER STATES OF ALASKA, COLORADO, CONNECTICUT, DELAWARE, IDAHO, ILLINOIS, INDIANA, IOWA, MAINE, MARYLAND, MASSACHUSETTS, MICHIGAN, MINNESOTA, MONTANA, NEBRASKA, NEVADA, NEW HAMPSHIRE, NEW JERSEY, NEW YORK, NORTH DAKOTA, OHIO, OREGON, PENNSYLVANIA, RHODE ISLAND, SOUTH DAKOTA, VERMONT, WASHINGTON, WISCONSIN, AND WYOMING, WILL BE NOTIFIED OF A SERVICE ACTION, UNDER WHICH THEY WILL BE PROVIDED THE FREE REMEDY UPON REQUEST.

1998 Audi A6 (3/18/2004)  

Campaign Number: 04V133000

Component Name: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Manufacturer: Volkswagen of America, Inc.

Description: 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.

Defect: A FIRE COULD ORIGINATE IN THE LEFT DASHBOARD AREA.

Corrective Action: DEALERS WILL INSTALL A PROTECTIVE COVERING ON THE KNEE BOLSTER (CRASH ELEMENT). IN ADDITION, THE WIRING HARNESS AS WELL AS THE FELT PROTECTOR ON THE LEFT SIDE OF THE DASHBOARD CARRIER WILL BE CHECKED, AND REPLACED IF NECESSARY. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JULY 26, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT AUDI AT 1-800-822-2834.

1998 Audi A6 (5/3/2001)  

Campaign Number: 01V157000

Component Name: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY

Manufacturer: Volkswagen of America, Inc.

Description: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. SULFUR IN FUEL INTERACTS WITH CERTAIN ADDITIVES FOUND IN WIDELY AVAILABLE GASOLINE CAUSING SULFUR TO BECOME DEPOSITED ON THE CONTACT POINTS OF THREE FUEL SENDING UNITS MOUNTED INSIDE THE FUEL TANK. THIS COULD CAUSE THE FUEL GAUGE TO READ FULL WHILE THE FUEL TANK MAY NOT IN FACT BE FULL OR COULD BE EMPTY.

Defect: RUNNING OUT OF FUEL WITHOUT WARNING WHILE THE FUEL GAUGE INDICATES THAT THERE IS SUFFICIENT FUEL IN THE TANK LEAD TO SAFETY PROBLEMS.

Corrective Action: DEALERS WILL REMOVE THE EXISTING FUEL LEVEL SENDING UNITS AND REPLACE THEM WITH FUEL LEVEL SENDING UNITS USING A NEW ALLOY COMPOSED OF GOLD, SILVER, AND A SMALL AMOUNT OF NICKEL, WHICH WILL NOT CHEMICALLY REACT WITH SULFUR. VW/AUDI WILL ALSO CALL BACK VEHICLES THAT WERE REPAIRED UNDER A PREVIOUS RECALL LAST JUNE IN ORDER TO INSTALL THE UPDATED FUEL SENDING UNITS NHTSA 00V137/AUDI LB). OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN MAY 1, 2001. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT AUDI AT 1-866-892-2834.

1998 Audi A6 (9/13/1999)  

Campaign Number: 99V248000

Component Name: STEERING:LINKAGES:ROD:RELAY:CONNECTING

Manufacturer: Volkswagen of America, Inc.

Description: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE TIE RODS OF THE STEERING ASSEMBLY ARE PROTECTED ON EACH SIDE BY A SEAL TO PREVENT MOISTURE AND DUST PARTICLES FROM ENTERING THE SWIVEL BEARING MECHANISM. IT IS POSSIBLE THAT SOME TIE ROD SEALS MAY NOT SEAL PROPERLY.

Defect: IF MOISTURE AND/OR DUST PARTICLES ENTER THE SWIVEL BEARING MECHANISM, THE SWIVEL BEARING COULD WEAR OVER TIME DIMINISHING THE STEERING CONTROL OF THE VEHICLE.

Corrective Action: DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE TIE RODS.

1998 AUDI A6 for sale

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New Listing
$3,999

1998 AUDI A6 2.8

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 144125 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gold
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Helena, MT
  • MPG: 15 City / 24 Hwy

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1998 AUDI A6

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 143457 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Westbrook, ME
  • MPG: 16 City / 25 Hwy

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1998 AUDI A6

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 188555 Miles
  • Ext Color: Red
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Littleton, NH
  • MPG: 15 City / 24 Hwy

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1998 AUDI A6

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 170000 Miles
  • Ext Color: Green
  • Int Color: Red
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Loves Park, IL
  • MPG: 15 City / 24 Hwy

New Listing
$6,991

1998 AUDI A6

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 130548 Miles
  • Ext Color: N/A
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: San Rafael, CA
  • MPG: 15 City / 24 Hwy

$5,991

1998 AUDI A6 2.8

  • Bodystyle: Wagon
  • Mileage: 69441 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Orlando, FL
  • MPG: 17 City / 22 Hwy

$3,499
Price Reduced

1998 AUDI A6 2.8

  • Bodystyle: Wagon
  • Mileage: 128556 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Ewing, NJ
  • MPG: 17 City / 22 Hwy

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1998 AUDI A6 2.8

  • Bodystyle: Wagon
  • Mileage: 133016 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Waite Park, MN
  • MPG: 17 City / 22 Hwy

$4,550

1998 AUDI A6

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 165778 Miles
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Dallas, TX
  • MPG: 15 City / 24 Hwy

$3,135
Price Reduced

1998 AUDI A6

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 182317 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Longmont, CO
  • MPG: 15 City / 24 Hwy

$3,995

1998 AUDI A6

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 165000 Miles
  • Ext Color: N/A
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Milford, CT
  • MPG: 15 City / 24 Hwy

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1998 AUDI A6

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 130148 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Fort Collins, CO
  • MPG: 15 City / 24 Hwy

$3,700

1998 AUDI A6 2.8

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 135896 Miles
  • Ext Color: Green
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Cicero, IL
  • MPG: 15 City / 24 Hwy

$4,495

1998 AUDI A6 2.8

  • Bodystyle: Wagon
  • Mileage: 116195 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Paterson, NJ
  • MPG: 17 City / 22 Hwy

$9,995

1998 AUDI A6

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 147261 Miles
  • Ext Color: Brown
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Hayward, CA
  • MPG: 15 City / 24 Hwy
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