2010 Audi A6 / S6 Problems and Repair Histories

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2010 Audi A6 / S6 repairs by problem area

Engine (54%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (0%)

Brakes and Traction Control (0%)

Suspension and Steering (15%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (15%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (8%)

Other (8%)

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2010 Audi A6 / S6 4dr Sedan

supercharged 300hp 3.0L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic AWD

Audi A6 / S6 in New York, United States
- Aug 2010
Jun 2010

400 mi
Power steering hose ruptured and drained out all fluid; dealer replaced hose. Driver's seat was badly wrinkled at delivery; dealer agreed to replace; factory sent new cover; work done at local auto upholstery shop 
Audi A6 / S6 in New York, United States
- Feb 2013
Jan 2013

28500 mi

US $3000
Timing chain broke at 28,000 miles. Chain, tensioner, and several other parts of the engine had to be replaced. Repair took over one month as parts had to be ordered from Germany. Timing Chain Tensioner broke, had to replace timing chain, all tensioners and various other engine components. Repair took 30 days to finish because parts shortage Failed gasket near timing chain from repair. Several quarts of oil leaked all over my driveway. Transmission shifted hard as well. 
Feb 2013

30200 mi
Car was producing a raw gas smell in the cabin routinely. Mechanics could find now fault. Problem persists. Steering was making a clunking noise at low speeds. Audi made several adjustments the steering mechanisms over the course of 2 days until the noise went away. 
Audi A6 / S6 in Virginia, United States
May 2014 - Sep 2015
Sep 2015

76000 mi

US $1800
Replace front struts 
Audi A6 / S6 in Illinois, United States
May 2014 - May 2015
Apr 2015

51000 mi

US $500
Replaced battery 
Audi A6 / S6 in Virginia, United States
May 2014 - Sep 2015
Mar 2015

51000 mi

US $85
Passenger door not locking. Replaced the locking mechanism. 

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2010 Audi A6 / S6 4dr Sedan

435-horsepower 5.2L V10 6-speed shiftable automatic AWD

Audi A6 / S6 in Massachusetts, United States
May 2014 - Sep 2015
May 2014

43000 mi
Tweeter in driver's door replaced due to scratchy sound/cutting in and out at low volume. Replacement tweeter experiencing same issue, so I believe the cause is loose wiring or an issue with the head unit. 
Aug 2015

57500 mi

US $450
Vacuum hose failed and needed to be replaced. Was causing check engine light, which indicated that the engine was running lean. 
Sep 2015

58000 mi

US $1700
Replaced intake manifold and breather hose 

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2010 Audi A6 / S6 Repair Histories

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