The Office of Defects Investigations (ODI) is an office within the NHTSA which investigates serious safety problems in the design, construction or performance of vehicles. The NHTSA is authorized to order manufacturers to recall and repair vehicles, if the ODI finds a safety issue. NHTSA investigations for the 2000 Audi A4, both ongoing and closed, are listed below:

  1. INVESTIGATION: DEGRADED BRAKING WET WEATHER CONDITION

    NHTSA Preliminary Evaluation #PE00016

    • Status:
      CLOSED
    • Date Opened: April 04, 2000
    • Date Closed: August 11, 2000
    • Recall: No recall issued

    Component(s): Electrical System

    Summary: There is no summary currently available

  2. INVESTIGATION: BRAKE AND CLUTCH PEDAL BRACKET

    NHTSA Preliminary Evaluation #PE02008

    • Status:
      CLOSED
    • Date Opened: January 23, 2002
    • Date Closed: July 12, 2002
    • Recall: No recall issued

    Component(s): Service Brakes, Hydraulic

    Summary:

  3. INVESTIGATION: DEGRADED BRAKING IN WET WEATHER

    NHTSA Engineering Analysis #EA00021

    • Status:
      CLOSED
    • Date Opened: August 11, 2000
    • Date Closed: March 29, 2002
    • Recall: No recall issued

    Component(s): Service Brakes, Hydraulic

    Summary: There is no summary currently available