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hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
84,500 miles

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2003 Audi A4 fuel system problems

fuel system problem

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2003 Audi A4 Owner Comments

problem #4

Jun 142012

A4 6-cyl

  • miles


Re: Audi A4 - Audi-usa case number: [xxx]- 7/13/2013 - 3:20 pm spoke with [xxx] about this issue, he transferred me over to another expert - currently music is on and I am on hold till 3:29pm - a lady name, [xxx], who basically told me that this is something they cannot help me with. The call ended at 3:48 pm. Their argument for not reimbursing me for my expense was lame and one of not accepting responsibility, however, legally, they were on the correct side in saying no, as when this issue was identified for the same make and model and year of Audi A4, my car's VIN was not included as one that was affected. They were however, not helpful in considering the fact that, the issue that was identified for some vehicles for the same make model and year, was the exact same issue for my make model and year. Audi, however, let me know that they will not help me with the reimbursement of my expenses. Information redacted pursuant to the Freedom Of Information Act (FOIA), 5 U.S.C. 552(B)(6).

- Worcester, MA, USA

problem #3

May 102013

A4 4-cyl

  • 116,000 miles
Fuel pump is no longer working.

- Irving , TX, USA

problem #2

Jan 312012

A4 4-cyl

  • 105,000 miles
There was a loud noise coming from the rear area of my vehicle. When I got in my vehicle I noticed that there was a high pitched noise coming from the back seat area. When I took it to my mechanic he said that the fuel pump was going and it would need to be replaced. The car ran ok and the noise went away when the weather was warmer but has recently returned with the cooler weather. I looked online and saw a technical bulletin/recall for my make and model. When I dug deeper into the associated documents I found my VIN number matched the numbers in the documents. Audi said they had no records of this (although they were on Audi letterhead) and said I could take it to the dealer but would have to pay for the diagnostic. This does not match what is written in the recall notice.

- Fort Mill, SC, USA

problem #1

Feb 062013


  • 117,000 miles
The contact stated owns a 2003 Audi A4. The contact stated that while driving 40 mph, there was a high-pitched noise coming from the rear of the vehicle. The contact also stated that the fuel pump may have been inoperable. The vehicle was taken to a private mechanic to inspect the failure where it was found that the fuel pump needed to be replaced. The manufacturer was notified and stated that there were no recalls for the fuel pump on his vehicle. The vehicle was not repaired. The failure mileage was 117,000.

- Fort Mill, SC, USA

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