Audi S4 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your Audi S4
- Does Audi has a recall for engine overheating due to faulty thermostat?
- oil leak at front of engine behind front lower motor mount
- The car requires three attempts to get started minimum , sputters a little at go
- Would you replace or rebuild a rear diff with 160k miles on it?
- The MIL is on. Can I still drive my car?
Audi S4 Problems
Various bushings—located around the subframe, suspension, and steering—deteriorate with age. A clunking noise when driving over bumps, accelerating, or stopping may be a sign of worn bushings.
Audi S4 Questions
Rear diff gearings are going. I would rather rebuild it, but my mechanic wants to swap it out with a used one. Anybody have a source for rebuild kits or know of a shop in NorCal to do the work?
The light remained on after starting the car. Nothing is obviously wrong that I can hear or feel. Is ok to drive locally until I can get it looked at after the holiday weekend or do I need to keep it parked?
The issues with the car are 1)The car has an overheating problem that could either be the thermostat or the headgasket(if it's the thermostat I believe I can fix the problem myself)if it's the headgasket would an engine additive fix the problem instead of me paying big$$ for a headgasket ...
Audi S4 Recalls
Audi S4 Reviews
I have owned my 01 S4 Avant 6 speed for 5 years now. I bought it form the original owner with 120K miles on it with service records. My wife drives it daily and has 205K on it. The car still has original clutch, head gaskets, and turbos. Most repairs have been general maintance, but some repairs are costly. Some parts such as EGT sensors, O2 sensors and center driveshaft carrier bearing failure...
Bought my 2001 S4 new in March 2002. It has 149,000 miles now. It has been an excellent car. It is a 6 speed manual with the original clutch. Wondering how much longer the clutch will last. It does not slip but am thinking it must be getting close to the end of its useful life. Am wondering if I should sell it while it runs well or keep it and eventually replace the clutch. Any advice o...
I purchased my first amazing Audi S4 new in July of 2006. My S4 came with the tiptronic automatic transmission. I drove this excellent car for 148,844 miles. Other than normal maintenance, I had to replace the headlights because of flickering problems at about 100,000 miles, and had to replace all coils at about 95,000 miles. These were the only two major repairs the car sustained. Today,...