Audi S4 Service Brakes, Hydraulic Antilock problems : 1.
1) Car Is 2001 audi s4 Avant. Car Was Running For Approximately 15 Minutes, And Was Idling At Top Of Driveway For About 5 Minutes With Parking Brake Engaged While Other Car In Front Was Being Moved. Upon Release Of Parking Brake Regular Brakes Failed, Resulting In Car Rolling Downhill, About 30 Feet, From A Standing Start And Colliding With A Parked Car. Brake Pedal Showed No Resistance Other Than Mild Spring Push-back, And Was Pushed Down To Floor. A Brake Pedal Was Pumped With No Result. Same Brake Conditions Were Repeated Immediately After Collision And Over A Continuing Period Of Minutes With Identical Results, During Which Time I Exited And Returned To Car On Multiple Occasions. Finally, After Approximately 5 Minutes Following The Accident Brakes Resumed Full And Normal Functioning. Car Was Idling Throughout This Time Period Without Interruption. Air Bags Did Not Deploy . 3) Reported To Dealer Mohegan Lake Motors) On 1/16 And To audi America On Same Or Next Day. Car Towed To Dealer On 1/17. audi America Reported Later That They Had No Knowledge Of Any Similar Occurrences Or Issues Concerning Brakes – Also Began Inquiry On Why Air Bags Did Not Deploy , But I Did Not Pursue This During Our Discussions Since There Were No Injuries. Dealer Reported On 1/24 That They Were Unable To Duplicate The Problem, And Had No Answer For The Brake Failure, And Were Taking No Corrective Actions. audi America Reported On 1/25 They Were Taking No Further Action And Making No Further Inquiries. *ak
Vehicle was involved in a crash. 0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Mileage was 25000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WAUXD68D81A. AUDI S4 2001 problem was reported in CORTLANDT MANOR, NY. Accident was reported to Police. Vehicle was purchased on 20010515. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Vehicle had 6 CYLINDERS. AUDI S4 2001 drive type:AWD. FUEL SYSTEM:Turbo. FUEL TYPE: GAS. AUDI S4 2001 TRANSMISSION TYPE: MAN . DEALER’S NAME: MOHEGAN LAKE MOTORS . DEALER’S TELEPHONE NUMBER: 914-528-8076 . DEALER’S CITY: MOHEGAN LAKE . DEALER’S STATE CODE: NY.
Jan 15, 2006
2001 Audi S4 problems and complaints, and up-to-date recall information. If you are researching a used Audi S4, driving a 2001 Audi S4, or if you are planning to purchase one, review owner-reported Service Brakes, Hydraulic Antilock problems and defects.