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Audi A6 / S6 Brakes Problems and Repair Histories

999 TrueDelta members own a 2000 or newer Audi A6 / S6. 127 of these members (12.7%) have reported brakes and traction control repairs for their car. A total of 122 brakes and traction control repairs to Audi A6 / S6s--an average of 0.1 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page for more details. To see how frequently Audi A6 / S6 problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Want to read about specific problems behind these stats? Jump to the Audi A6 / S6 problem descriptions below.

Don't infer Audi A6 / S6 problem frequency from what you see on this page. Many lucky owners have had no repairs, and their cars are not shown.

Percentage of Audi A6 / S6 repairs by problem area

40% of the Audi A6 / S6 repairs were to the engine, 12% to the transmission, 8% to the brakes, 12% to the suspension, 19% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 4% to the body and trim, and 5% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 1491 repairs.

Audi A6 / S6 brakes and traction control repair cost distribution

Of the Audi A6 / S6 brakes and traction control repairs that were not covered by warranty and were not do-it-yourself repairs, 18% cost less than $100, 28% between $100 and $499, 23% between $500 and $999, 25% between $1000 and $2499, and 7% more than $2500.

Chart based on 168 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
Non-members can see only ten Audi A6 / S6 Brakes and Traction Control problems and repair histories. Log in or join us to see them all.
Repair costs are in local units.

2006 Audi A6 4dr Sedan

255-horsepower 3.1L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic AWD

Audi A6 in New Jersey, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2009 29000    
30000 0 Pedal travel longer than normal. Brakes would grab quickly after certain amount of pedal travel. 
 

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2002 Audi A6 / S6 4dr Wagon

340-horsepower 4.2L V8 5-speed shiftable automatic AWD

Audi A6 / S6 in Florida, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Oct 2007 47000    
48000 0 Brake light came on again during hard high speed left turn. Originally a problem in August the dealer looked at it and said fluid low. Topped up fluid again problem has not reoccured 
 

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2002 Audi A6 / S6 4dr Sedan

turbocharged 250hp 2.7L V6 5-speed shiftable automatic AWD

Audi A6 / S6 in Florida, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Oct 2009 80000    
81000 488 Brake booster hose replaced. 
 

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2002 Audi A6 / S6 4dr Sedan

300-horsepower 4.2L V8 5-speed shiftable automatic AWD

Audi A6 / S6 in Washington, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Apr 2008 85000    
101000 1000 Rear Caliper became defective. Torn Boot. Replaced both calipers as well as rotor and pads. 
154000 1800 I took the Audi in to a local brake shop to have my brakes checked, knowing that I was getting close to needing replaced. The calipers on the rear had failed which was causing that annoying grinding sound. 
156000  
Audi A6 / S6 in Ohio, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2009 80000    
81000 750 Replaced both rear Brake Calipers, passenger rear was leaking fluid around piston seal 
 

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2001 Audi A6 4-door

turbocharged 6-cylinder automatic AWD

Audi A6 in Minnesota, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jan 2007 70000    
95000 675 ABS Brake sensor. 
 

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2001 Audi A6 / S6 4-door

6-cylinder automatic AWD

Audi in Virginia, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jan 2007 75000    
81000 600 ABS warning light on: repaired ABS control module 
 

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2000 Audi A6 4dr Sedan

turbocharged 250hp 2.7L V6 5-speed shiftable automatic AWD

Audi A6 in Massachusetts, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
May 2008 89000    
90000 350 ABS Controller failed - installed rebuilt controller 
124000 300 Replaced cracked brake lines Replaced transmission fluid and filter 
 

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2000 Audi A6 4-door

4-cylinder automatic AWD

Audi A6 in Massachusetts, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jan 2009 71000    
72000 1400 ABS warning light was on - needed to replace ABS sensor. 
 

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1998 Audi A6 4-door

6-cylinder automatic AWD

Audi A6 in Washington, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jun 2009 201000    
202000 125 ABS brake module light came on. Sent to shop for rebuild. 
 

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