2005 Audi A8 Electrical System Problems, Complaints and Defects, Recalls and Failures

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2005 Audi A8 Electrical System Problems, Complaints and Defects

 Issue ID603757
 Internal NHTSA #10169319
 ManufacurerVOLKSWAGEN OF AMERICA, INC
 BrandAUDI
 ModelA8
 Model Year2005
 File date09/09/06
 ComponentELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Product type codeVEHICLE
 Description of the problemDt*: the contact stated while driving 10 mph and preparing to stop at a traffic light, the steering wheel locked, the emergency brake engaged and the warning lights on the dash illuminated. The vehicle was unable to be maneuvered off the road and was towed to the dealer, who determined the entire computer system failed. The failure was due to liquid which spilled in the back seat, ran down into the seat, and came into contact with the tire pressure monitoring control module. The dealer replaced the tire pressure monitoring control module, steering wheel and lock. Updated 10/25/2006 - *nm
 Vehicle Mileage at Failure12000
Number of Occurences1
Source of the issueHOTLINE VOQ
 City and StateNEW HOPE, PA
VIN pattern WAUML44E85NXXXXXX
 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 purchase08/05/05
Was original owner?N
Anti-lock brakesY
Cruise controlY
Number of cylinders8
Drive train typeAWD
Transmission typeAUTO
 Vehicle speed10
 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 nameDON ROSEN IMPORTS
 Dealer's telephone number
 Dealer's cityCONSHOHOCKEN
 Dealer's state codePA
 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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