Recall Notice

LemonFree has found some important recall information regarding 2001 Audi A6 vehicles

2001 Audi A6 (5/3/2011)  

Campaign Number: 11V267000

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

Manufacturer: Volkswagen of America, Inc.

Description: 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.

Defect: A FUEL LEAK IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE COULD LEAD TO A VEHICLE FIRE.

Corrective Action: DEALERS WILL REINFORCE THE NIPPLE ON THE ROLLOVER VALVE TO PREVENT LEAKAGE OR REPAIR THE CRACKING AT THE NIPPLE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING JUNE 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT AUDI AT 1-800-822-2834.

2001 Audi A6 (4/8/2008)  

Campaign Number: 08V157000

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

Manufacturer: Volkswagen of America, Inc.

Description: VOLKSWAGEN IS RECALLING 68,240 MY 2001-2004 AUDI A6 QUATTRO VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 2.7L, 2.8L, OR 3.0L ENGINES AND MY 2001-2005 ALLROAD QUATTRO VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 2.7L OR 4.2L ENGINES. 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.

Defect: A FUEL LEAK IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE COULD LEAD TO A VEHICLE FIRE.

Corrective Action: DEALERS WILL REINFORCE THE NIPPLE ON THE ROLLOVER VALVE TO PREVENT LEAKAGE OR REPAIR THE CRACKING AT THE NIPPLE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JUNE 27, 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT AUDI AT 1-800-822-2834.

2001 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.

2001 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.

2001 Audi A6 (4/7/2003)  

Campaign Number: 03V143000

Component Name: TIRES

Manufacturer: Volkswagen of America, Inc.

Description: 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.

Defect:

Corrective Action: DEALERS WILL REPLACE ALL FIVE TIRES. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN ON SEPTEMBER 19, 2003. 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 1-800-822-2834.

2001 AUDI A6 for sale

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2001 AUDI A6 2.8

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 94652 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Chicopee, MA
  • MPG: 15 City / 22 Hwy

$6,795

2001 AUDI A6 4.2

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 142585 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gold
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 8 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Hoffman Estates, IL
  • MPG: 15 City / 23 Hwy

$5,795

2001 AUDI A6 2.8

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 154063 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gray
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Hoffman Estates, IL
  • MPG: 15 City / 22 Hwy

$12,900

2001 AUDI A6 2.7T

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 36851 Miles
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Wexford, PA
  • MPG: 16 City / 22 Hwy

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2001 AUDI A6 2.7T

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: N/A
  • Ext Color: Gold
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Beaverton, OR
  • MPG: 15 City / 22 Hwy

$5,001

2001 AUDI A6 2.8

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 164505 Miles
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: White
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Matthews, NC
  • MPG: 15 City / 22 Hwy

$6,777

2001 AUDI A6 2.7T

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 188457 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Cumming, GA
  • MPG: 15 City / 22 Hwy

$5,711

2001 AUDI A6 4.2

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 153139 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gray
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 8 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Orem, UT
  • MPG: 15 City / 23 Hwy

$3,500

2001 AUDI A6 2.8

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 119145 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gold
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: El Monte, CA
  • MPG: 15 City / 22 Hwy

$5,981

2001 AUDI A6 2.8

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 116544 Miles
  • Ext Color: N/A
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Raleigh, NC
  • MPG: 15 City / 22 Hwy

$7,488

2001 AUDI A6

  • Bodystyle: Wagon
  • Mileage: 129379 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Portland, OR
  • MPG: 15 City / 22 Hwy

$5,995

2001 AUDI A6 2.8

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 131053 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Lapeer, MI
  • MPG: 15 City / 22 Hwy

$5,490
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2001 AUDI A6 2.8

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 150351 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Knoxville, TN
  • MPG: 15 City / 22 Hwy

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2001 AUDI A6 2.7T

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: N/A
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Salt Lake City, UT
  • MPG: 15 City / 22 Hwy

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2001 AUDI A6 2.7T

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 199549 Miles
  • Ext Color: N/A
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Kalamazoo, MI
  • MPG: 16 City / 22 Hwy
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