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hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
47,857 miles

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2001 Audi A4 drivetrain problems

drivetrain problem

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2001 Audi A4 Owner Comments

problem #1

Nov 132005

A4 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 47,857 miles


Was making a left hand turn going 5 mph or less when the left front axel on my 2001 A4 broke off. It has been determined by the dealer to be a manufacturer defect, but Audi usa will not do anything to assist in the repair of the defective product as I am not the original owner of the vehicle. If I were, they would assist/cover the repair costs.

- Columbia, SC, USA

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