2003 Audi A6 Fuel System, Gasoline Problems, Complaints and Defects, Recalls and Failures

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2003 Audi A6 Fuel System, Gasoline Problems, Complaints and Defects

 Issue ID1080411
 Internal NHTSA #10605917
 ManufacurerVolkswagen Group of America, Inc.
 Model Year2003
 File date10/06/14
Product type codeVEHICLE
 Description of the problemTl* the contact owns a 2003 audi a6. The contact stated that the service engine warning light illuminated. The contact mentioned a loud noise coming from the front of the vehicle intermittently. The vehicle was taken to an authorized dealer who reset the codes but the failure recurred. The vehicle was taken back to the authorized dealer who indicated that the engine mount needed to be replaced. The vehicle was repaired but the failure recurred. In addition, the contact stated while driving 60 mph, smoke started to emit from the engine complartment. The contact mentioned that the fire had consumed and burned through the hood around to the front drivers side of the vehicle. The contact exited the vehicle and the fire department was able to extinguish the fire. A police report was filed. No injuries had been sustained. The contact was not notified of nhtsa campaign id number: 11v267000 (fuel system, other), nhtsa campaign id number: 07v375000 (fuel system, gasoline) and nhtsa campaign id number: 08v157000 (fuel system, gasoline). The vehicle was destroyed. The contact was awaiting an insurance adjustor to inspect the vehicle. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 87,434. Updated 08/25/14*lj updated 09/5/2014 *js
 Vehicle Mileage at Failure87434
Number of Occurences1
Source of the issueHOTLINE VOQ
 Was vehicle invloved in a crash?N
 Was vehicle involved in a fire?Y
 Was incedent reported to police?Y
 Was medical attention required?N
 Was part original equipment?
No. of injured persons0
No. of fatalities0
 Date of purchase10/06/14
Was original owner?N
Anti-lock brakesY
Cruise controlY
Number of cylinders6
Drive train typeAWD
Transmission typeAUTO
 Vehicle speed60
 DoT tire identifier
 Tire size
 Location of tire code
 Type of tire failure code
 Was defective tire repaired?
 Date of manufacture
Type of child seat code
Type of restraint
 Dealer's telephone number412-884-7611
 Dealer's cityPITTSBURGH
 Dealer's state codePA
 Dealer's ZIP code15210
  • What is Recall?

    A recall is when a product is removed from the market or a correction is made to the product because it is either defective or potentially harmful.
  • What is Failure?

    Failure is the state or condition of not meeting a desirable or intended objective, and may be viewed as the opposite of success. Product failure ranges from failure to sell the product to fracture of the product, in the worst cases leading to personal injury, the province of forensic engineering.
  • What is Defect?

    Non-conformance of a car component with the specified requirements, or non-fulfillment of user expectations, including the safety aspects.
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