Audi A8 Quattro Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your Audi A8 Quattro

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Audi A8 Quattro Problems

Overheating Due to Failing Thermostat

The thermostat may erratically stick open or closed. The can result in illumination of the Check Engine Light and/or engine overheating.

Oil Leak From Transmission Output Shaft Seal

A fluid leak may develop from the propeller shaft seal on the rear of the transmission. Our technicians tell us that replacing the seal will commonly correct this concern.

Premature Wear in Multi-Link Suspension Components May Cause Noise

Premature wear in various multi-link suspension components can cause noises that are difficult to diagnose. Worn suspension parts can also cause uneven tire wear and create steering alignment problems.

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Audi A8 Quattro Questions

Not getting fuel (1 answer)

Car stalled and wasn't able to restart the car. Checked the fuse that wasn't it.

Car shifts but won't go in gear. can only go 10 MPH. Do I repair or what. (1 answer)

Let it sit for a couple of hours and was able to drive it home. At the time all the lights on the gear select where blinking. What should I do repair or get new car

Just purchased. Failed emissions. (1 answer)

VAG codes: 16539, 16684,16875,16876

Car seems to run fine, looking for least expensive way to pass NM emissions.

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Audi A8 Quattro Recalls

Sunroof Glass Is Not Secured To The Sunroof Frame

The sunroof glass may not be secured properly to the sunroof frame. Dealers will install additional adhesive between the sunroof glass and frame free of charge to resolve the concern.

The Sun Roof Glass Can Shatter

Vehicles equipped with a standard sunroof glass panel are being recalled because the glass can break without warning. Dealers will replace the sunroof glass on affected vehicles to correct this concern. 

Recall 08V397000
VOLKSWAGEN IS RECALLING 13,900 MY 1996-2003 AUDI A8 VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A 5-SPEED AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION. THE LOCKING CABLE MAY MOVE OUT OF POSITION OVER TIME. WITH THE LOCKING CABLE OUT OF POSITION, THE SHIFTER CAN BE MOVED OUT OF THE "PARK" POSITION EVEN IF THE IGNITION KEY IS NOT IN THE I...

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Audi A8 Quattro Reviews

did you fix light. "on&off"
I HAVE A 2004 A8 IN MY DASH LIGHTS CUTS OF IN ON DO ANYBODY NO WHAT THAT COULD BE
The Audi company should improve the resistance on gear box. Because the most problem on this is gear. You can find Audi almost everywhere in the world but, there's no accessories, and good cars parked due to the same problem.

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