hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
73,096 miles

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2006 Audi A3 fuel system problems

fuel system problem

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2006 Audi A3 Owner Comments

problem #4

Jun 282017


  • 78,800 miles


Loss of power at any time without warning the car will lose power while in motion, on a highway, just driving down a street or turning. Almost rear ended several times.

- Albuquerque, NM, USA

problem #3

Aug 022016


  • 71,580 miles
2nd time this has happened in just a few days. I want to start documenting every time this has happened. I was pulling into fast moving traffic from a side street. I was making a left hand turn and the car hesitated putting me into the way of on coming traffic at 50 mph. This was very dangerous because I was accelerating trying to reach 50 mph could have been rear ended only going about 10 mph.

- Albuquerque, NM, USA

problem #2

Jul 282016


  • 71,502 miles
From a stopped position on a side street in a left hand turn lane I stepped on the gas pedal and the car started to move then immediately had a loss of power in making a left hand turn onto a major street. The car lurched forward then hesitated. It is really dangerous because it can surprise people and cause cars to crash into me. It has done this a few other times. I feel given the right circumstances this could cause an accident.

- Albuquerque, NM, USA

problem #1

May 092012

A3 4-cyl

  • 70,500 miles
Driving on the freeway back to the hotel in las vegas from the West rim of the grand canyon, 100+ deg outside temp. Sudden fuel cut off/loss power for about 1 sec. Took it the dealership and the in tank fuel pump/control module failed thus cut off sending fuel to the engine. Upon picking my vehicle the service advisor commented that several cars from California with cooler temperatures have had experienced this issue. This put me and my family in a very dangerous situation and compromised our safety. I've done some research and found out problem occurred on same year has my vehicle.

- Vallejo, CA, USA

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