fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
15,000 miles

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problem #2

Jan 072005


  • miles
Audi has faulty automatic braking system controller units. Their 1998 - 2002 units have a very high incidence of failure in the electronics component. They have done a recall for the exact same part for the VW jetta, but not for the Audi's. they require $1,700 to repair it, so many people leave it as is, which is unsafe.

- Belmont, CA, USA

problem #1

May 042005

A4 4-cyl

  • Manual transmission
  • 30,000 miles
I'd like to file a complant for a faulty vehicle component on my 2001 Audi A4 (mileage: 30,000 miles). The ABS and brake warning lights are coming on simultaneously. I've been reading a lot of similar complaints on the internet (that's how I found this site). Dealer says there's a "fault code in the ABS control module"...and wants $1500 (!) to repair it. The ABS unit should not be failing as frequently as it seems to be in this car. For a $1500 component to malfunction when it's rarely actuated is beyond comprehension. The tsb should force Audi to perform a recall and/or compensate customers for this outrageous problem.

- Atlanta, GA, USA