A6 in the News
A new lawsuit says there are some timing concerning timing with how Audi's start-stop technology engages and disengages certain safety systems. … continue reading
If you thought 2020 would be the first year in what feels like forever that we wouldn't see a Takata recall, think again. … continue reading
There’s an important deadline coming up for Audi owners who previously paid for repairs to their timing chain system or damaged engine from a timing chain failure, and want the automaker to pick up the tab.
A recently approved timing chain … continue reading
When Volkswagen agreed to a multi-district settlement for selling polluting engines marketed as clean diesel, it did so knowing it’d have to pay billions of dollars to customers that owned or leased an affected vehicle when the news about t … continue reading
Audi coolant pumps have been recalled (twice!) but their replacements aren’t ready yet. So what’s an owner who can’t drive their car supposed to do? Wait, apparently.
A new lawsuit wants Audi to at least pony up for free loaner vehicles. He … continue reading
There appears to be a settlement on the horizon for Audi owners who have either had or are concerned about timing chain damage. From CarComplaints.com:
"The proposed settlement includes all consumers who purchased or leased certain 20 … continue reading
Takata is a nightmare we just can’t wake up from. It’s been almost five years since the first recall, yet here we are staring down the barrel of another recall expansion for exploding inflators.
This latest round of recalls affects over 10, … continue reading
Giovanni Pamio, a former Audi manager, has been charged by the Justice Department for alleged conspiracy to defraud US regulators and customers. … continue reading
Step aside, diesel owners – a new class-action lawsuit with up to 100 plaintiffs says Audi also installed "defeat devices" on gas engines to mask CO2 emissions.
"The lawsuit says illegal CO2 defeat devices were installed on … continue reading
Volkswagen has released a settlement update for 83,000 Audi, Porsche, and VW vehicles with TDI engines. And methinks owners are going to be Scrooge McDuck levels of happy. … continue reading
For the love of everything, is there an airbag out there that's not trying to kill us these days?
We all know about Takata, the airbag supplier which made moisture-sensitive, death traps that are responsible for worldwide panic. Well, not t … continue reading
Finally! Some news about Audi that doesn't involve diesel emissions or Takata airbags. I mean this does involve your engine potentially catching on fire, but we have to start somewhere. From CarComplaints.com:
"In 2015 and 2016, Audi … continue reading
Two words I'm tired of typing and you're tired of hearing about. Well, let's hold hands and work on our breathing exercises, because Audi has recalled yet another 33,400 vehicles with Takata airbags. This recall focuses on t … continue reading
2016 has been the year of emissions cheating. There's been so much talk about VW's massive diesel cover-up that it sure would be nice to finish out the year without hearing the words "defeat" or "device" again.
But it ai … continue reading
The hoses that carry fuel throughout your car are degrading, falling apart, and started to dump fuel instead of carry it.
"Audi saw an increase in warranty claims related to leaking fuel hoses and the automaker opened an investigatio … continue reading
Hey emission-wagön owners, VW has setup a special website just for you. From CarComplaints.com
"Volkswagen says owners will eventually be able to learn more about the settlement terms and determine how much compensation is available … continue reading
About 217,000 Audi vehicles will be recalled to replace passenger-side airbag inflators that could explode and send pieces of metal into vehicle occupants.
"The recall is part of massive Takata airbag recalls ordered by the National … continue reading
A timing chain tensioner lawsuit has been filed in New Jersey claiming multiple Audi and VW vehicles are at risk of complete engine failure due to a manufacturing defect. From CarComplaints.com:
"The VW and Audi A3 vehicles are equipp … continue reading
Do you sit in your car's seats? Yeah, of course you do. But it turns out if you own certain Audi cars, that could be a problem.
"Audi is recalling about 21,000 A6 and A7 cars equipped with heated/cooled seats ... with passenger occup … continue reading
More VW and Audi emissions recalls will be needed now that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has hit the company with a second notice of Clean Air violations. Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice, no seriously --- what the heck … continue reading
Manufacturers can sometimes drag their feet when it comes to issuing recalls. But whenever there's reports of fuel leaking out of cars they start to move like someone lit a fire under their butt. That's because, well ... there might actuall … continue reading
You know the old saying "what you don't know can't hurt you"? It's one of my Uncle's favorites, along with "don't look a gift horse in the mouth." I still don't know what a gift horse is or why I'd look it in the mouth, … continue reading