Huge win for car owners! All TSBs to be made public. The Center for Auto Safety just made the NHTSA (US Government) make public the full text of all TSBs from now on. They are the same organization that has petitioned the NHTSA & filed lawsuits to protect car owners over exploding gas tanks & other major safety issues. Whenever you drive in your car, you are safer thanks in part to a lot of work over the years by this small but very effective consumer advocacy group.

Please take a moment & say thank you by donating $5 or whatever you can to the Center for Auto Safety.


fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
12,000 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.

2005 Audi A8 accessories - exterior problems

accessories - exterior problem

Find something helpful? Spread the word.
Get notified about new defects, investigations, recalls & lawsuits for the 2005 Audi A8:

Unsubscribe any time. We don't sell/share your email.

2005 Audi A8 Owner Comments

problem #1

Mar 202006

A8 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 12,000 miles


: the contact stated while the vehicle was traveling 40 mph the accelerator pedal was released. The vehicle accelerated on its own. The brake pedal was depressed and the vehicle stopped. The dealership was unable to determine a problem. A second time, while driving 70 mph, the accelerator pedal was released and the vehicle accelerated to 100 mph. The brake pedal was applied and the vehicle slowed to 70 mph then the vehicle sped up again. The contact used the parking brake to slow the vehicle to 45 mph, and then applied both feet to the brake pedal to stop the vehicle. Once at a stop, the vehicle was put in neutral and the RPM's red lined. The vehicle was then put in park and the engine continued to rev. The dealership was called to tow the vehicle, but there would be an hour wait. The contact drove the vehicle to the dealership, but the dealership is unable to determine a problem. The manufacturer has sent a representative for further inspection. Updated 4/11/2006 - the tire pressure monitoring system was inoperative. The trunk failed intermittently.

- Golden Beach, FL, USA

Search for these popular complaint phrases...

Not what you are looking for?