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1997 AUDI A6 RECALLS

1997 Audi A6

A6 Avant (4B,C5) generation is a 4 or 5 doors sedan or station wagon estate produced by Audi from 1997 to 2001 with petrol and diesel engines with maxspeed 140 mph. Capacity is 5 passengers including driver and total weight is 4674 lbs with 1279 lbs maxload.


Model Trims

  • A6 1.8 20V (125 Hp)
  • A6 2.0 16V (140 Hp) Automatic
  • A6 2.0 16V (140 Hp) quattro
  • A6 2.5 TDI (115 Hp)
  • A6 2.5 TDI (115 Hp) Automatic
  • A6 2.5 TDI (140 Hp)
  • A6 2.5 TDI (140 Hp) Automatic
  • A6 2.5 TDI (140 Hp) quattro
  • A6 2.6 V6 (150 Hp)
  • A6 1.8 20V (125 Hp) Automatic
  • A6 2.6 V6 (150 Hp) Automatic
  • A6 2.6 V6 (150 Hp) quattro
  • A6 2.6 V6 (150 Hp) quattro Automatic
  • A6 2.8 V6 (174 Hp)
  • A6 2.8 V6 (174 Hp) Automatic
  • A6 2.8 V6 (174 Hp) quattro
  • A6 2.8 V6 (174 Hp) quattro Automatic
  • A6 2.8 V6 30V (193 Hp)
  • A6 2.8 V6 30V (193 Hp) Automatic
  • A6 2.8 V6 30V (193 Hp) quattro
  • A6 1.8 20V (125 Hp) quattro
  • A6 2.8 V6 30V (193 Hp) quattro Automatic
  • A6 1.9 TDI (90 Hp)
  • A6 1.9 TDI (90 Hp) Automatic
  • A6 2.0 (101 Hp)
  • A6 2.0 (115 Hp)
  • A6 2.0 (115 Hp) Automatic
  • A6 2.0 16V (140 Hp)
  • A6 1.8 (125 Hp)
  • A6 2.4 V6 30V (136 Hp)
  • A6 2.4 V6 30V (165 Hp)
  • A6 2.4 V6 30V (165 Hp) quattro
  • A6 2.4 V6 30V (165 Hp) quattro Tiptronic
  • A6 2.4 V6 30V (165 Hp) Tiptronic
  • A6 2.5 TDI V6 (150 Hp)
  • A6 2.5 TDI V6 (150 Hp) quattro
  • A6 2.5 TDI V6 (150 Hp) quattro Tiptronic
  • A6 2.5 TDI V6 (150 Hp) Tiptronic
  • A6 1.8 (125 Hp) Automatic
  • A6 2.7 T V6 (230 Hp) quattro
  • A6 2.7 T V6 (230 Hp) quattro Tiptronic
  • A6 2.7 T V6 (230 Hp) Tiptronic
  • A6 2.8 V6 30V (193 Hp)
  • A6 2.8 V6 30V (193 Hp) quattro
  • A6 2.8 V6 30V (193 Hp) quattro Tiptronic
  • A6 1.8 T (150 Hp)
  • A6 2.8 V6 30V (193 Hp) Tiptronic
  • A6 1.8 T (150 Hp) quattro
  • A6 1.8 T (150 Hp) Tiptronic
  • A6 1.8 T (180 Hp)
  • A6 1.8 T (180 Hp) quattro
  • A6 1.9 TDI (110 Hp)
  • A6 1.9 TDI (110 Hp) Automatic
  • A6 1.8 20V (125 Hp)
  • A6 2.0 16V (140 Hp) quattro
  • A6 2.5 TDI (115 Hp)
  • A6 2.5 TDI (115 Hp) Automatic
  • A6 2.5 TDI (140 Hp)
  • A6 2.5 TDI (140 Hp) Automatic
  • A6 2.5 TDI (140 Hp) quattro
  • A6 2.6 V6 (150 Hp)
  • A6 1.8 20V (125 Hp) Automatic
  • A6 2.6 V6 (150 Hp) Automatic
  • A6 2.6 V6 (150 Hp) quattro
  • A6 2.6 V6 (150 Hp) quattro Automatic
  • A6 2.8 V6 (174 Hp)
  • A6 2.8 V6 (174 Hp) Automatic
  • A6 2.8 V6 (174 Hp) quattro
  • A6 2.8 V6 (174 Hp) quattro Automatic
  • A6 2.8 V6 30V (193 Hp)
  • A6 2.8 V6 30V (193 Hp) Automatic
  • A6 2.8 V6 30V (193 Hp) quattro
  • A6 1.8 20V (125 Hp) quattro
  • A6 2.8 V6 30V (193 Hp) quattro Automatic
  • A6 1.9 TDI (90 Hp)
  • A6 1.9 TDI (90 Hp) Automatic
  • A6 2.0 16V (140 Hp)
  • A6 2.0 16V (140 Hp) Automatic
  • A6 1.8 T (180 Hp) quattro

Features & Specs

1

5
seats

2

13-34 mpg city
26-53 mpg hwy

3

FWD, AWD
drivetrain

4

90-230
horsepower

Reported Problems

3 Total Safety Recalls Found

AIR BAGS:FRONTAL

  • Total cars affected: 39300

  • NHTSA campaign: 97V175000

  • Date of the problem: 08/10/1997

ACTIVATION OF THE AIR BAG UNDER THESE CONDITIONS CAN CAUSE PERSONAL INJURY.

SEAT BELTS:REAR/OTHER

  • Total cars affected: 12

  • NHTSA campaign: 97V115000

  • Date of the problem: 22/07/1997

IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH, AN IMPROPERLY LOCKING SEAT BELT COULD CAUSE INJURY TO AN OCCUPANT.

EU rapid alert system

  • Risk level: Injury

  • Rapex alert: A12/00849/20

  • Date of the problem: 12/06/2020

The ammonium nitrate propellant used in the airbag inflator may experience a material alteration over time due to degradation occurring after prolonged exposure to high absolute humidity, high temperatures, and high-temperature cycling.

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