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Audi A8 Quattro Bushings May Deteriorate With Age and Cause Noise

Audi A8 Quattro Problem
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Model Years Affected: 1997, 1998, 1999

Average Mileage: 127,500 mi (80,000 mi - 175,000 mi)


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.