definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
41,187 miles

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problem #7

Sep 022011


  • miles
The car had the ABS and brake light display (brake light if flashing), causing the car to sometimes not stop properly. Checked out to be ABS module failure.

- Merrillville , IN, USA

problem #6

Oct 052009


  • 77,000 miles
The ABS light comes on steady, the hand brake light flashed constantly, and three warning beeps are heard. A computer reading says there is no connection with the ABS unit. The ABS doesn't work at all. It sometimes occurs when I first start the car, and sometimes after driving for a while. Audi says my car is too far out of warranty (2000 w/ 77,000 mi). They won't cover any costs.

- South Lake Tahoe, CA, USA

problem #5

Feb 122009


  • 102,100 miles
2000 Audi A-6 quattro 2.8 L; ABS module has malfunctioned. This seems to be a common occurrennce on these vehicles as I've seen numerous people complaining about it on the Audi forum.

- Erie, PA, USA

problem #4

Jun 062008


  • miles
Faulty ABS system in Audi A6 2000 model.

- Fairfax, VA, USA

problem #3

Mar 062008

A6 6-cyl

  • 76,002 miles
ABS control module failure. Intermittent problem in which ABS light comes on, brake light comes on and flashes, and chime comes on. When this occurs it signifies that ABS system is not working because it has lost communication with the components. Diagnosed by Audi dealer as "ABS control module intermittently not communicating." Notified Audi of America about issue and contention that it is a safety issue because when ABS working greater control is available in braking situations. With intermittent problem I'll have to glance at dashboard during emergency brake situation and brake according to whether at that moment I have ABS or not. Volkswagen of America has performed a recall on the ABS control unit (nhsta campaign id: 02V031000) for their 2002 jetta.

- Eugene, OR, USA

problem #2

Mar 172003

A6 4WD 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 33,204 miles
2000 Audi A6 chronic "service engine" light illumination; oil leaks & valve gaskets repeatedly replaced (within 30 days); brake issues/front end vibration; engine rough when initially started.

- Santa Monica, CA, USA

problem #1

Nov 072002


  • miles
Consumer noticed: The vehicle brake pads worn excessively premature. Causing to stop the car violent. Dealer has been notified.

- Crested Butte, CO, USA