Recall List for the 2002 Audi S6

Official recalls have been issued for the 2002 Audi S6 by the NHTSA. The complete details of all recalls are listed below, along with what they cover and the recommended solutions.

Recalls don't cost you anything to get fixed, but most are time-limited, so if your car is affected you should call your local Audi service department immediately!

If you have questions about a recall, write down your VIN & then call Audi customer service.

  1. 2002 Audi S6 FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY NHTSA Campaign #11V267000

    • Date Announced: MAY 03, 2011
    • Vehicles Affected: 5,992

    Summary: Volkswagen is recalling certain model year 2001-2004 Audi A6, model year 2002-2003 S6 and model year 2003 RS6 vehicles equipped with 4.2L engines and manufactured from June 19, 2001, through June 8, 2004. The aging of the plastic material in the fuel tank rollover valve combined with bending stress from the aluminum ventilation line to the rollover valve nipple may lead to cracking of the nipple. If this happens, a fuel leak may result.

    Consequence: A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source could lead to a vehicle fire.

    Actions: Dealers will reinforce the nipple on the rollover valve to prevent leakage or repair the cracking at the nipple. The recall is expected to begin during June 2011. Owners may contact Audi at 1-800-822-2834. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #11V267000 »

  2. 2002 Audi S6 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM NHTSA Campaign #04V133000

    • Date Announced: MARCH 18, 2004
    • Vehicles Affected: 172,866

    Summary: On certain passenger vehicles, if a driver's knees push against the knee bolster (crash element) located under the dashboard, it can contact the headlight switch wiring harness, and an electrical short could occur.

    Consequence: A fire could originate in the left dashboard area.

    Actions: Dealers will install a protective covering on the knee bolster (crash element). In addition, the wiring harness as well as the felt protector on the left side of the dashboard carrier will be checked, and replaced if necessary. The recall began on July 26, 2004. Owners should contact Audi at 1-800-822-2834. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #04V133000 »

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