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hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
94,000 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

So how do you find out what problems are occurring? For this NHTSA complaint data, the only way is to read through the comments below. Any duplicates or errors? It's not us.

2001 Audi A6 brakes problems

brakes problem

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2001 Audi A6 Owner Comments

problem #2

Sep 012010

A6 8-cyl

  • 119,000 miles


ABS/esp light would come on after driving for 60 minutes or more, usually went off if vehicle restarted, this became more frequent over course of 10 months until light stayed on all the time, wheel sensors had to be changed at significant cost to fix problem.

- Shelburne, VT, USA

problem #1

Aug 032011


  • 69,000 miles
The ABS module in Audi's 1998-2001 is a common problem. One day it was fine and the next the ABS light and brake light came on the dash and went away after some driving. At first the ABS light would come and go. But as a week passed from the 1st day of the indecent it started to appear more often and longer. After 2 weeks the ABS light and brake light stayed on.

- Rosenberg, TX, USA

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