A6 bumper catching on curb

Brian O'Neill briano_72 at yahoo.com
Thu Jul 5 15:27:23 EDT 2001

i work at an audi bodyshop and we have at least 1-2 of
these a week, some being ones we already did before.
the audi service manager told us there was some sort
of kit to add to the cars, but we never saw it and
dont know if it really exists. the newer 528's are the
same way. 
                                     brian o'
--- David Wright <david.wright at juno.com> wrote:
> I am a 1999 A6 Quattro owner new to this list with a
> question that may
> have already been addressed but it is a new
> situation to me.  I recently
> had the front bumper cover pulled out from the body
> after getting hung up
> on what looked like a normal curb to me.  I always
> take my car to the
> same place I bought it but the service people said
> they have never seen
> something like that before.  They recommended I take
> it to the collision
> repair shop that does all of the work for the new
> car department.  The
> person doing the estimate says they see it a lot
> with Audis and VW
> Passats.  I spoke with one of my neighbors who owns
> a 1999 A6 Avant and
> found oput his wife had also had the same thing
> happen to their front
> bumper.  
> Audi Client Relations says that it is not a warranty
> issue and the
> regional Audi rep says that it is not a problem. But
> I have to say that I
> have never had this happen to me with any car I have
> ever had before,
> including a 4000S I had for a few years.  Has any
> one else experienced 
> Is this a common occurance with the A6?  Does every
> one just take it as
> an insurance claim and not report it to Audi?

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