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2001 AUDI A6 RECALLS

2001 Audi A6

A6 Avant (4B,C5, facelift 2001) generation is a 4 or 5 doors sedan or station wagon estate, crossover produced by Audi from 2001 to 2004 with petrol and diesel engines with maxspeed 138 mph. Capacity is 5 passengers including driver and total weight is 4597 lbs with 1213 lbs maxload.


Model Trims

  • 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 2.5 TDI V6 (180 Hp) quattro
  • A6 1.8 (125 Hp) Automatic
  • A6 2.5 TDI V6 (180 Hp) quattro Tiptronic
  • A6 2.5 TDI V6 (180 Hp) Tiptronic
  • 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 2.7 T V6 (250 Hp) quattro
  • A6 2.7 T V6 (250 Hp) quattro 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 4.2 V8 40V (300 Hp) quattro 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 T (150 Hp)
  • A6 2.4 V6 (170 Hp) Multitronic
  • A6 2.4 V6 (170 Hp) quattro
  • A6 2.4 V6 (170 Hp) quattro Tiptronic
  • A6 2.5 TDI V6 (155 Hp)
  • A6 2.5 TDI V6 (155 Hp) Multitronic
  • A6 2.5 TDI V6 (180 Hp) quattro
  • A6 1.8 T (150 Hp) Multitronic
  • A6 2.5 TDI V6 (180 Hp) quattro Tiptronic
  • A6 2.5 TDI V6 (180 Hp) Tiptronic
  • A6 2.7 V6 (250 Hp) quattro
  • A6 2.7 V6 (250 Hp) quattro Tiptronic
  • A6 3.0 V6 (220 Hp)
  • A6 3.0 V6 (220 Hp) Multitronic
  • A6 3.0 V6 (220 Hp) quattro
  • A6 3.0 V6 (220 Hp) quattro Tiptronic
  • A6 4.2 V8 (300 Hp) quattro
  • A6 1.8 T (150 Hp) quattro
  • A6 1.9 TDI (130 Hp)
  • A6 1.9 TDI (130 Hp)
  • A6 1.9 TDI (130 Hp) Multitronic
  • A6 2.0 (130 Hp)
  • A6 2.0 (130 Hp) Multitronic
  • A6 2.4 V6 (170 Hp)
  • A6 2.5 TDI V6 (180 Hp) quattro
  • A6 2.5 TDI V6 (180 Hp) quattro Tiptronic
  • A6 2.7 T V6 (250 Hp) quattro
  • A6 2.5 TDI V6 (180 Hp) quattro
  • A6 2.5 TDI V6 (180 Hp) quattro Tiptronic
  • A6 2.5 TDI V6 (180 Hp) Tiptronic
  • A6 1.8 T (180 Hp)
  • A6 1.8 T (180 Hp) quattro
  • A6 1.8 T (150 Hp)
  • A6 2.4 V6 (170 Hp) Multitronic
  • A6 2.4 V6 (170 Hp) quattro
  • A6 2.4 V6 (170 Hp) quattro Tiptronic
  • A6 2.5 TDI V6 (155 Hp)
  • A6 2.5 TDI V6 (155 Hp) Multitronic
  • A6 2.5 TDI V6 (180 Hp) quattro
  • A6 2.5 TDI V6 (180 Hp) quattro Tiptronic
  • A6 2.5 TDI V6 (180 Hp) Tiptronic
  • A6 1.8 T (150 Hp) Multitronic
  • A6 2.7 T V6 (250 Hp) quattro
  • A6 2.7 T V6 (250 Hp) quattro Tiptronic
  • A6 3.0 V6 (220 Hp)
  • A6 3.0 V6 (220 Hp) Multitronic
  • A6 3.0 V6 (220 Hp) quattro
  • A6 3.0 V6 (220 Hp) quattro Tiptronic
  • A6 4.2 V8 40V (300 Hp) quattro Tiptronic
  • A6 1.8 T (150 Hp) quattro
  • A6 1.9 TDI (130 Hp)
  • A6 1.9 TDI (130 Hp)
  • A6 1.9 TDI (130 Hp) Multitronic
  • A6 2.0 (130 Hp)
  • A6 2.0 (130 Hp) Multitronic
  • A6 2.4 V6 (170 Hp)

Features & Specs

1

5
seats

2

12-31 mpg city
24-51 mpg hwy

3

FWD, AWD
drivetrain

4

110-300
horsepower

Reported Problems

7 Total Safety Recalls Found

FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY

  • Total cars affected: 68240

  • NHTSA campaign: 08V157000

  • Date of the problem: 08/04/2008

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

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

  • Total cars affected: 70512

  • NHTSA campaign: 06V198000

  • Date of the problem: 05/06/2006

THIS CONDITION COULD LEAD TO OVERHEATING OR FIRE.

FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY

  • Total cars affected: 5992

  • NHTSA campaign: 11V267000

  • Date of the problem: 03/05/2011

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

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

  • Total cars affected: 172866

  • NHTSA campaign: 04V133000

  • Date of the problem: 18/03/2004

A FIRE COULD ORIGINATE IN THE LEFT DASHBOARD AREA.

TIRES

  • Total cars affected: 1360

  • NHTSA campaign: 03V143000

  • Date of the problem: 07/04/2003

VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER

  • Total cars affected: 2837

  • NHTSA campaign: 01V202000

  • Date of the problem: 18/06/2001

IF THAT HAPPENS, THE WIPER BLADES, BECAUSE THEY OVERLAP WIPING AREAS, COULD BECOME ENTANGLED WITH EACH OTHER AND CEASE FUNCTIONING. THIS COULD IMPAIR THE DRIVER'S VISIBILITY.

FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY

  • Total cars affected: 70000

  • NHTSA campaign: 01V157000

  • Date of the problem: 03/05/2001

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

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