2011 Audi A6 Electrical System Problems, Complaints and Defects, Recalls and Failures

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2011 Audi A6 Electrical System Problems, Complaints and Defects

 Issue ID847746
 Internal NHTSA #10386686
 ManufacurerVOLKSWAGEN OF AMERICA, INC
 BrandAUDI
 ModelA6
 Model Year2011
 File date04/03/11
 ComponentELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Product type codeVEHICLE
 Description of the problemAudi a8 2011 - issue regarding on/off switch we have a new a8. The on/off switch is next to the gear shift level on the console between the front seats. Our dog - a 16 lb bichon - climbed between the seats from the back to sit on the passenger seat. As the dog crossed the center console he stepped on the on/off button shutting off the car which caused a loss of steering and brakes. My wife was able to get to the side of the road as she was on a local road and not going fast but if she had been trying to turn or if she had been on a road with a higher speed limit there could have been a crash. This is a significant safety issue and the on/off switch should not be operable while in drive - only in neutral or park. This may impact other audi cars as well.
 Vehicle Mileage at Failure6500
Number of Occurences1
Source of the issueNHTSA WEB SITE
 City and StateGLADWYNE, PA
VIN pattern WAUAVAFD9BNXXXXXX
 Was vehicle invloved in a crash?N
 Was vehicle involved in a fire?N
 Was incedent reported to police?N
 Was medical attention required?
 Was part original equipment?
No. of injured persons
No. of fatalities
 Date of purchase28/01/22
Was original owner?N
Anti-lock brakesN
Cruise controlN
Number of cylinders8
Drive train typeAWD
Transmission type
 Vehicle speed30
 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 name
 Dealer's telephone number
 Dealer's city
 Dealer's state code
 Dealer's ZIP code
  • 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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