TSB List for the 2003 Audi S6

Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) for the 2003 S6 are official communications between Audi & their dealerships that describe processes for troubleshooting or fixing certain common problems. All vehicle manufacturers are required by U.S. law to make their TSBs available to the public.

  • STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM
  • PARKING BRAKE
  • ENGINE (PWS)
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:CATALYTIC CONVERTOR
  • FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
  • FUEL SYSTEM, DIESEL
  • POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY:PEDAL/LINKAGE
  • POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
  • POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:COOLING UNIT AND LINES
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE
  • EXTERIOR LIGHTING
  • EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS
  • VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD
  • STRUCTURE
  • VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
  • WHEELS
  • WHEELS:LUGS/NUTS/BOLTS
  • EQUIPMENT
  • EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.
  • EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS
  • EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL
  • EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE
  • STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM

    • TSB #480501

      Date Announced:
      FEB 03, 2005
      NHTSA ID:
      #10012767

      POWER STEERING, NOISY. TO INCLUDE 2006 MODELS. *TT Read More »

    PARKING BRAKE

    • TSB #A461347 2034387-

      Date Announced:
      JUL 08, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10124505

      Customer may report sporadically hearing the parking brake being actuated after the vehicle has been switched off. Read More »

    ENGINE (PWS)

    • TSB #A171782 2010043-

      Date Announced:
      MAY 10, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10128350

      This informational bulletin contains all the the Audi Oil Quality Standards that should be used when doing an oil change. Read More »

    • TSB #SB-01-15-29

      Date Announced:
      JUL 01, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10058584

      AUDI: ENGINE, ON SOME VEHICLES, WOULD RUN IRREGULARLY OR HAVE MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) ON OR POSSIBLE FILTER ELEMENT FOR CAMSHAFT ADJUSTMENT VALVE CAN LOOSEN AND IN OIL CIRCUIT, THERE IS NO DAMAGE FROM LOOSENED PARTICLES. Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

    • TSB #A191562 2025303-

      Date Announced:
      SEP 08, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10123764

      Supersedes Technical Service Bulletin Group 19 number 15-61 dated July 7, 2015. Discontinuation and mixing of Audi-approved engine coolants. G11, G12, and G12+ coolants have been replaced by an improved version. Read More »

    • TSB #A1915612025303-5

      Date Announced:
      JUL 07, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10128399

      Supersedes Technical Service Bulletin Group 19 number 14-50 dated June 20, 2014. Discontinuation and mixing of Audi-approved engine coolants. G11, G12, and G12+ coolants have been replaced by an improved version. Read More »

    • TSB #A101511 2018288-

      Date Announced:
      MAR 17, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10119945

      Supersedes Technical Service Bulletin Group 10 number 13-10 dated September 5, 2013. Prior to engine replacement, any debris lodged in transferred assemblies must be removed. Read More »

    • TSB #A171557 2010043-

      Date Announced:
      MAR 06, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10119946

      Supersedes Technical Service Bulletin Group 17 number 13-35 dated January 9, 2013. This bulletin lists engine oils that meet Audi oil quality standards (VW 501 01, 502 00, 505 00, 505 01, and 504 00/507 00). Read More »

    • TSB #A011507 2028344-

      Date Announced:
      FEB 13, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10120682

      Supersedes Technical Service Bulletin Group 01 number 13-69 dated February 14, 2013. Noises and inconsistent engine operation after cold start during the catalyst heating phase. Read More »

    • TSB #A191450 2025303-

      Date Announced:
      JUN 20, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10122415

      Supersedes Technical Service Bulletin Group 19 number 13-41 dated June 20, 2013. Discontinuation and mixing of Audi-approved engine coolants. G11, G12, and G12+ coolants have been replaced by an improved version. Read More »

    • TSB #A101310 2018288-

      Date Announced:
      SEP 05, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10121324

      Supersedes Technical Service Bulletin Group 10 number 10-02 dated September 14, 2010. Prior to engine replacement, any debris lodged in transferred assemblies must be removed. Read More »

    • TSB #A191341 2025303-

      Date Announced:
      JUN 20, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10123587

      Supersedes Technical Service Bulletin Group 19 number 13-35 dated March 25, 2013. Discontinuation and mixing of Audi-approved engine coolants. G11, G12, and G12+ coolants have been replaced by an improved version. Read More »

    • TSB #A191335 2025303-

      Date Announced:
      MAR 25, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10123882

      Supersedes Technical Service Bulletin Group 19 number 11-19 dated February 10, 2011. Discontinuation and mixing of Audi-approved engine coolants. G11, G12, and G12+ coolants have been replaced by an improved version. Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE

    • TSB #SAC-28F2-REV

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 2010
      NHTSA ID:
      #10036497

      AUDI: GASOLINE ENGINE VEHICLES; INSPECT, AND IF NECESSARY, REPLACE IGNITION COILS. VEHICLES AFFECTED BY THIS ACTION MAY HAVE IGNITION COILS THAT COULD MALFUNCTION UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS. ADDED FINAL MAILING PHASE-8/10 VIN INFORMATION. Read More »

    • TSB #SA-28F2 J1

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 2010
      NHTSA ID:
      #10033212

      AUDI: (REVISED) VEHICLES AFFECTED BY THIS ACTION MAY HAVE IGNITION COILS THAT COULD MALFUNCTION UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS. Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:CATALYTIC CONVERTOR

    • TSB #0709

      Date Announced:
      JUL 10, 2007
      NHTSA ID:
      #10022559

      CATALYTIC CONVERTER WARRANTY EXTENSION. *KB Read More »

    FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

    • TSB #A201559 2011703-

      Date Announced:
      DEC 10, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10123656

      Supersedes Technical Service Bulletin Group 20 number 13-29 dated November 15, 2013. The fuel tank has been removed from the vehicle and must be neutralized before shipment or disposal. Read More »

    • TSB #A011514 2014753-

      Date Announced:
      MAR 09, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10119940

      Supersedes Technical Service Bulletin Group 01 number 13-09 dated June 21, 2013. The use of contaminated gasoline or gasoline with a low content of deposit control additives may result in excessive accumulation of deposits on intake ... Read More »

    • TSB #A011309 2014753-

      Date Announced:
      JUN 21, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10123591

      Supersedes Technical Service Bulletin Group 00 number 10-01 dated February 5, 2010. Excessive accumulation of deposits on intake valves, intake manifold, fuel injectors and combustion chambers. Engine runs rough after cold start. Read More »

    FUEL SYSTEM, DIESEL

    • TSB #A201559 2011703-

      Date Announced:
      DEC 10, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10123656

      Supersedes Technical Service Bulletin Group 20 number 13-29 dated November 15, 2013. The fuel tank has been removed from the vehicle and must be neutralized before shipment or disposal. Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY:PEDAL/LINKAGE

    • TSB #A371430 2003658-

      Date Announced:
      MAY 28, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10122465

      Supersedes Technical Service Bulletin Group 37 number 13-07 dated May 29, 2013. Customer states that the engine returns to idle speed of approximately 1,400 RPM although the accelerator is depressed, and/or the vehicle hesitates (lacks ... Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

    • TSB #A371431 2013002-

      Date Announced:
      JUN 03, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10122418

      Supersedes Technical Service Bulletin Group 37 number 11-19 dated January 31, 2011. Automatic transmission fluid is leaking at the sump pan gasket. As the sump pan gasket settles, the torque of the bolts decreases and the seal may leak. Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:COOLING UNIT AND LINES

    • TSB #A371431 2013002-

      Date Announced:
      JUN 03, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10122418

      Supersedes Technical Service Bulletin Group 37 number 11-19 dated January 31, 2011. Automatic transmission fluid is leaking at the sump pan gasket. As the sump pan gasket settles, the torque of the bolts decreases and the seal may leak. Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

    • TSB #A0019252011732_1

      Date Announced:
      SEP 17, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10166284

      00 Software Version Management (SVM), operating instructions Read More »

    • TSB #A911598 2018187-

      Date Announced:
      JUN 29, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10120832

      Supersedes Technical Service Bulletin Group 91 number 14-50 dated July 10, 2014. Customer may report that cracking, grinding, rattling, humming, whining, or similar interference is coming from one or more speakers. Read More »

    • TSB #A971548 2013504-

      Date Announced:
      MAY 29, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10120052

      Supersedes Technical Service Bulletin Group 97 number 10-15 dated October 20, 2010. Sporadic fault memory entries are stored in various control modules. Contacts may be widened (over 0. Read More »

    • TSB #A911579 2038824-

      Date Announced:
      MAR 20, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10119956

      Supersedes Technical Service Bulletin Group 91 number 14-69 dated November 4, 2014. The following message appears on the MMI display: "Device or cable type not supported". Read More »

    • TSB #A001470 2039206-

      Date Announced:
      DEC 10, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10124882

      High quality media files (video and sound) are now integrated into technical service bulletins on a case-by-case basis. Media files can now be viewed on any smartphone or tablet. Read More »

    • TSB #A461347 2034387-

      Date Announced:
      JUL 08, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10124505

      Customer may report sporadically hearing the parking brake being actuated after the vehicle has been switched off. Read More »

    • TSB #A011309 2014753-

      Date Announced:
      JUN 21, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10123591

      Supersedes Technical Service Bulletin Group 00 number 10-01 dated February 5, 2010. Excessive accumulation of deposits on intake valves, intake manifold, fuel injectors and combustion chambers. Engine runs rough after cold start. Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION

    • TSB #SA-28F2 J1

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 2010
      NHTSA ID:
      #10033212

      AUDI: (REVISED) VEHICLES AFFECTED BY THIS ACTION MAY HAVE IGNITION COILS THAT COULD MALFUNCTION UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS. Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE

    • TSB #A961501 2019260-

      Date Announced:
      SEP 21, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10123775

      Supersedes Technical Service Bulletin Group 96 number 13-67 dated July 10, 2013. The customer may report that the handheld transmitter cannot be programmed to the garage door opener control module, J530. Read More »

    • TSB #A001465 2011732-

      Date Announced:
      JUL 15, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10122522

      Supersedes Technical Service Bulletin Group 00 number 12-32 dated February 7, 2012. This Technical Service Bulletin (TSB) details the general process for carrying out a Software Version Management (SVM) software update for any TSB or ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-00-10-02

      Date Announced:
      MAR 24, 2010
      NHTSA ID:
      #10035268

      AUDI: SOFTWARE VERSION MANAGEMENT (SVM) OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS. DETAILING THE GENERAL PROCESS FOR CARRYING OUT A SOFTWARE VERSION MANAGEMENT (SVM) SOFTWARE UPDATE FOR ANY TSB OR REQUIRED VEHICLE UPDATE (RVU). Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-01-09-06

      Date Announced:
      MAY 13, 2009
      NHTSA ID:
      #10032290

      AUDI: SOFTWARE VERSION MANAGEMENT (SVM), OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS. SVM IS A PROCESS TO UPDATE THE PROGRAMMING IN FLASHABLE (RE-PROGRAMMABLE) CONTROL MODULES AND/OR TO DOCUMENT CHANGES IN SOFTWARE LEVELS IN AUDI VEHICLES. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-01-08-33

      Date Announced:
      DEC 15, 2008
      NHTSA ID:
      #10028768

      AUDI: SOFTWARE VERSION MANAGEMENT(SVM) OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS. ITS A PROCESS TO UPDATE THE PROGRAMMING IN FLASHABLE (REPROGRAMMABLE) CONTROL MODULES AND/OR TO DOCUMENT CHANGES IN SOFTWARE LEVELS IN ALL AUDI VEHICLES. Read More »

    EXTERIOR LIGHTING

    • TSB #A941791 2012749-

      Date Announced:
      JUL 31, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10127856

      This informational bulletin contains technical information for when there is condensation visible on the inside of the headlight, taillight, fog light, side marker light, front turn signal, daytime running lights, and/or third brake light ... Read More »

    • TSB #A941292 2012749-

      Date Announced:
      OCT 24, 2012
      NHTSA ID:
      #10122766

      Supersedes Technical Service Bulletin Group 94 number 11-52 dated October 11, 2011. Condensation is visible on the inside of the headlight, taillight, fog light, side marker light, front turn signal, daytime running lights, or third ... Read More »

    EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS

    • TSB #A941565 2012749-

      Date Announced:
      APR 17, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10120003

      Supersedes Technical Service Bulletin Group 94 number 12-92 dated October 24, 2012. Condensation is visible on the inside of the headlight, taillight, fog light, side marker light, front turn signal, daytime running lights, or third brake ... Read More »

    • TSB #20056243

      Date Announced:
      FEB 26, 2007
      NHTSA ID:
      #10022141

      HEADLIGHT AIMING, USING HELLA UNIVERSAL BEAMSETTER. *KB Read More »

    VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD

    • TSB #A641436 2020552-

      Date Announced:
      SEP 23, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10124806

      Windshield is streaked, has a snakeskin appearance, or its surface feels rough. Residue from industrial fallout as well as normal road dirt and grime may accumulate on windshield. Read More »

    • TSB #A641329 2020552-

      Date Announced:
      AUG 14, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10124645

      Windshield is streaked, has a snakeskin appearance, or its surface feels rough. Residue from industrial fallout as well as normal road dirt and grime may accumulate on windshield. Read More »

    STRUCTURE

    • TSB #741312 2004327-4

      Date Announced:
      OCT 02, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10121945

      Supersedes Technical Service Bulletin Group 70 number 08-39 dated December 4, 2008. Leather upholstery is dirty or stained. Read More »

    VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

    • TSB #37-13-07

      Date Announced:
      MAY 29, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10052307

      AUDI: SOME VEHICLES MAY LACK POWER OR WILL NOT MOVE AFTER STOP DUE TO SIMULTANEOUSLY DEPRESSING THE BRAKE AND ACCELERATOR PEDALS. *JS Read More »

    WHEELS

    • TSB #A441662 2010334-

      Date Announced:
      OCT 19, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10128009

      This information TSB provides information regarding the correct way to torque adjust a wheel bolt. Read More »

    • TSB #A441455 2010334-

      Date Announced:
      OCT 12, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10124751

      Supersedes Technical Service Bulletin Group 44 number 13-46 dated December 9, 2013. Wheel bolt requires torque adjustment. Read More »

    • TSB #A441346 2010334-

      Date Announced:
      DEC 09, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10121408

      Supersedes Technical Service Bulletin Group 44 number 12-32 dated August 2, 2012. Wheel bolt requires torque adjustment. Torque sticks, torque extension bars, and impact guns/wrenches are not approved by Audi of America, Inc. Read More »

    WHEELS:LUGS/NUTS/BOLTS

    • TSB #A441346 2010334-

      Date Announced:
      DEC 09, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10121408

      Supersedes Technical Service Bulletin Group 44 number 12-32 dated August 2, 2012. Wheel bolt requires torque adjustment. Torque sticks, torque extension bars, and impact guns/wrenches are not approved by Audi of America, Inc. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-44-08-14

      Date Announced:
      NOV 19, 2008
      NHTSA ID:
      #10027923

      AUDI: WHEEL BOLTS REQUIRE TORQUE ADJUSTMENT. TORQUE STICKS AND TORQUE EXTENSION BARS ARE NOT APPROVED BY AUDI OF AMERICA, INC. AND SHOULD NOT BE USED TO APPLY TORQUE TO WHEEL BOLTS. ALL AUDI MODELS INCLUDED. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT

    • TSB #SM 44-2017 EN

      Date Announced:
      JUN 28, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10155644

      This special notice is to inform dealers to return all part numbers listed in the document and order the superseded part numbers going forward. Read More »

    • TSB #ATE-17-05

      Date Announced:
      MAR 03, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10128222

      Due to increasing requests for high voltage personal protective equipment (HVE PPE) for dealer technicians working with high voltage vehicles (Hybrid, Plugin Hybrid, Electric Vehicle), the Volkswagen Tools and Equipment Team has ... Read More »

    • TSB #Accessories Oper

      Date Announced:
      DEC 04, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10124898

      This is an advance notice for Audi of America employees. This notice contains information for the accessories operations technical bulletin. Read More »

    • TSB #741312 2004327-4

      Date Announced:
      OCT 02, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10121945

      Supersedes Technical Service Bulletin Group 70 number 08-39 dated December 4, 2008. Leather upholstery is dirty or stained. Read More »

    • TSB #A571394 2035367-

      Date Announced:
      SEP 25, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10121345

      Various features in the rear passenger compartment are inoperative. Some features may include power rear windows, rear climate control operating unit, rear sunroof panel, rear reading lamps, rear cigarette lighters, etc. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

    • TSB #A911450 2018187-

      Date Announced:
      JUL 10, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10122563

      Supersedes Technical Service Bulletin Group 91 number 13-02 dated August 30, 2013. Customer may report that cracking, grinding, rattling, humming, whining, or similar interference is coming from one or more speakers. Read More »

    • TSB #A911302 2018187-

      Date Announced:
      AUG 30, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10124638

      Supersedes Technical Service Bulletin Group 91 number 11-20 dated October 21, 2011. Customer may report that cracking, grinding, rattling, humming, whining, or similar interference is coming from one or more speakers. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS

    • TSB #A001578 2021205-

      Date Announced:
      DEC 10, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10123650

      Supersedes Technical Service Bulletin Group 00 number 10-05 dated June 14, 2010. VIN plate and/or B-Pillar Safety Certification label requires replacement. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

    • TSB #A001467 2002047-

      Date Announced:
      JUL 31, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10122524

      Supersedes Technical Service Bulletin Group 00 number 14-61 dated May 1, 2014. Technician preparation when calling the Audi Technical Assistance Center (TAC). Read More »

    • TSB #A001348 2002047-

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10123901

      Supersedes Technical Service Bulletin Group 00 number 11-19 dated April 8, 2011. This TSB contains information on technician preparation when calling the Audi Technical Assistance Center Read More »

    EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE

    • TSB #TSB-44-13-46

      Date Announced:
      DEC 09, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10054859

      AUDI: ON CERTAIN VEHICLES, USE CALIBRATED TORQUE WRENCH AND NOT TORQUE STICKS, TORQUE EXTENSION BARS AND IMPACT GUNS/WRENCHES NOT APPROVED FOR USAGE ON WHEEL BOLTS BY MANUFACTURER, THAT CAN CAUSE DAMAGE TO BRAKE, STEERING WHEEL, HUB. Read More »

    • TSB #A901341 2010353-

      Date Announced:
      SEP 23, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10121365

      Supersedes Technical Service Bulletin Group 90 number 10-14 dated August 10, 2010. Cigarette lighter element will not lock into the lighter socket -U1- to begin the heating process, or the lighter element will not automatically release ... Read More »

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