2005 Audi A8 Vehicle Speed Control Problems, Complaints and Defects, Recalls and Failures

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2005 Audi A8 Vehicle Speed Control Problems, Complaints and Defects

 Issue ID582775
 Internal NHTSA #10153215
 Model Year2005
 File date20/03/06
Product type codeVEHICLE
 Description of the problemDt*: the contact stated while the vehicle was traveling 40 mph the accelerator pedal was released. The vehicle accelerated on its own. The brake pedal was depressed and the vehicle stopped. The dealership was unable to determine a problem. A second time, while driving 70 mph, the accelerator pedal was released and the vehicle accelerated to 100 mph. The brake pedal was applied and the vehicle slowed to 70 mph then the vehicle sped up again. The contact used the parking brake to slow the vehicle to 45 mph, and then applied both feet to the brake pedal to stop the vehicle. Once at a stop, the vehicle was put in neutral and the rpm's red lined. The vehicle was then put in park and the engine continued to rev. The dealership was called to tow the vehicle, but there would be an hour wait. The contact drove the vehicle to the dealership, but the dealership is unable to determine a problem. The manufacturer has sent a representative for further inspection. Updated 4/11/2006 - the tire pressure monitoring system was inoperative. The trunk failed intermittently. *nm
 Vehicle Mileage at Failure12000
Number of Occurences1
Source of the issueHOTLINE VOQ
 City and StateGOLDEN BEACH, FL
 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 purchase01/12/05
Was original owner?Y
Anti-lock brakesY
Cruise controlY
Number of cylinders8
Drive train typeAWD
Transmission typeAUTO
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 Location of tire code
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 Was defective tire repaired?
 Date of manufacture
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Type of restraint
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  • 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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