Audi A4 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your Audi A4

Audi A4 Problems

Minimum Oil Light Indicator every 500-800 miles

2007 Audi A4 2.0 turbo needing a quart of oil every 500-800mi under normal/easy driving conditions. The light came on everytime but still not efficient or normal for it to be needing oil. Bought the car Pre-Certified in March 10 and by April 10, it needed a quart of oil. Dealer added oil and sent us on the way. May 10, another quart of oil, dealer fixed it and noted the use may not be correct and wanted to see us in 600-630 miles to check ...

Rainwater May Accumulate in Plenum Tray Due to Clogged Drains

Clogged drains can allow rainwater to accumulate in the plenum tray (at the base of the windshield). The water may leak into the vehicle's interior, brake booster, or electrical components, which can lead to major problems. Our technicians recommend keeping the tray clear of leaves, pine needles, and other debris.

Ignition Coil, Ignition Wires, and Spark Plugs May Fail

An ignition coil or spark plug may fail unexpectedly resulting in an engine misfire and possible illumination of the Check Engine Light. Vehicles equipped with spark plug wires may also develop a misfire caused by a failed spark plug wire.

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Audi A4 Questions

oil is leaking into the turbo and the shop says I need new engine what causes the oil leak (1 answer)

Audi A4 - Wastegate malfunction code 20299 (1 answer)

Recently experiencing a lagging in turbo and hearing a rattling underneath the car. Took it to Audi dealership to run diagnostic ($150.00). Result came back as wastegate malfunction and said needs replaced. Dealership estimate is $981.00 plus tax including labor. Is this a reasonable cost for thi...

I have a check engine light code, P0300. (1 answer)

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Audi A4 Recalls

Driver's Frontal Air Bag Inflator Ruptures And Sprays Metal Fragments

The driver's frontal air bag inflator may deploy the air bag with excessive pressure, resulting in the inflator rupturing and causing metal debris to be sprayed onto vehicle occupants. Dealers will replace the driver's frontal air bag inflator free of charge to resolve the concern.

Front Air Bags May Not Deploy In A Crash

In a crash where the first impact deploys the side air bags and a second impact occurs in the front of the vehicle, the front air bags may not deploy. Dealers will update the air bag control unit software free of charge to correct the concern.

Recall 07V375000
ON CERTAIN VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 1.8L TURBO, 2.8L V6, OR 3.0L ENGINES, A CHANGE IN THE ELECTRICAL MOTOR COMPONENTS IN THE FUEL PUMP CAN LEAD TO AN INOPERATIVE FUEL PUMP AND, ULTIMATELY, STOPPAGE OF FUEL SUPPLY TO THE ENGINE CAUSING IT TO STALL.

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Audi A4 Reviews

i have had so many problems with m car but i love it and will pay for whaever reapairs t needs
have an audi 2000 a4 the rain water is pooling in the battery housing and then leaking into the drivers side floor area. the water then goes into the rear floor board. have had the car for several years and have had minimal problems but this new one is frustrating the crap out of me. where is the drain for this area??? any ideas??
have a 2000 a4, have been having trouble with the rain water pooling in the battery housing and leaking into the interior of the car. the drivers floor is soaked and then the water goes into the rear seat floor board. any ideas on how to fix problem? where is the drain for this area?? sooo very frustrating

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