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Audi A6 / S6 Brake Problems

1040 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2000 or newer Audi A6 / S6. 108 of these members (10.4%) have reported brake repairs for their car. A total of 130 brake repairs to Audi A6 / S6s--an average of 0.1 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page to see vehicles with no repairs or vehicles with more than three repairs. To see how frequently Audi A6 / S6 problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Percentage of Audi A6 / S6 repairs by problem area

Chart based on 1725 repairs.

Audi A6 / S6 brake repair cost distribution

Chart based on 171 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 repair histories. Log in or join us to see them all.

2005 Audi A6 4dr Sedan

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

38000 mi   Replace worn brake pads. 

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2002 Audi A6 / S6 4dr Wagon

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

48000 mi   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 6-speed manual AWD

86000 mi US $700 Brake pads worn, super excessive dusting on right front, worn rotors, lubed slides and checked for possible frozen caliper. 

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2002 Audi A6 / S6 4dr Sedan

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

79000 mi US $1200 Front brakes replaced 

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2002 Audi A6 / S6 4dr Sedan

220-horsepower 3.0L V6 5-speed shiftable automatic AWD

74000 mi US $1000 Brake pads and rotors. 

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2001 Audi A6 4dr Sedan

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

86000 mi   Replace brakes/rotors. 

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2001 Audi A6 4-door

turbocharged 6-cylinder automatic AWD

95000 mi US $675 Brakes, pads and rotors ABS Brake sensor. 

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2001 Audi A6 / S6 4-door

6-cylinder automatic AWD

81000 mi US $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

90000 mi US $350 ABS Controller failed - installed rebuilt controller 
124000   Replaced cracked brake lines Replaced transmission fluid and filter 

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2000 Audi A6 / S6 4-door

turbocharged 6-cylinder automatic AWD

88000 mi US $3500 Brake pads were replaced. Brake pad squeals badly even after returning car to the dealer. 
88000   The brakes squealed very badly after the front pads were replaced. The visit to correct the problem was unsuccessful. 

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