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1998 Audi A4 Quattro

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1998 Audi A4 Quattro Problems

Exhaust & Emissions -- Verified

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Vacuum leaks, oxygen sensor failure, and catalytic converter efficiency faults can cause the Check Engine Light to illuminate.

Miscellaneous -- Verified

The digital display portion of the instrument cluster may fail. Our technicians tell us the entire instrument cluster will need to be replaced to correct this concern.

Drive Train -- Verified

A problem with the torque converter can cause the Check Engine Light to illuminate.

Electrical & Lights -- Verified

Erratic turn signal operation can be a result of a failing turn signal flasher relay which will require replacement.

Drive Train -- Verified

Our technicians recommend having the constant velocity (CV) boots and CV joints inspected at each service. Servicing torn CV boots early can prevent the need to replace the CV half shaft or CV joint.

1998 Audi A4 Quattro Questions and Answers

velvetaudi, 1998 Audi A4 Quattro, V6, Schenectady, NY

hi my check engine light is on and am wondering if it's just taking it in and getting computer reprogramed or more serious. The gauge cluster is half burnt out and going through dealer is ver...

flincher119, 1998 Audi A4 Quattro, 4 Cylinder, Columbus, OH

what type of tires do i need for a audi 98 1 8 l quattro
also my engine got replaced with a used turbo 98 engine and transmission and computer not communicating with engine oil light keeps flaas...

BobbyP, 1998 Audi A4 Quattro, V6, Thousand Oaks, CA

My onboard computer illumination does not work or on some occasions very faintly. Is this a common problem and can I have it repaired. Also from what I can see when it does work is that the tempera...

pjr, 1998 Audi A4 Quattro, 4 Cylinder, Whitehall, PA

what does a code 422 mean?

Cheo, 1998 Audi A4 Quattro, 2.8L V6, Meriden, CT

All of a sudden my power door locks stopped working from the remote and th up and down switch. I put my key in drivers side door and key won't unlock doors. The only way I can get into my car ...

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1998 Audi A4 Quattro Reviews

the car overheats, steam comes from the back of the motor when warmed up and eventually overheats. the steam comes from the top of a piece on the back of the motor and has no hose attatched. and the heater blows cold are all the time

car running hot

it's a good car car, but repairs can add up quickly. I wouldn't want to own this car without my carassistants.com subscription. It saved me like $2K in repairs last year alone.

Problem free until now. Has right rear brake caliper frozen. Replacing it, as of now.

I contintue to enjoy this car every day. I am midway through my second 100k mile chunk and still have no serious problems with the car. Occasionally there is something that needs replacement but it is what I would expect to need replacement at such a high milage. The only reason I rated the interior lower was because the cup holder options in the earlier model years of the B5 (97-2001) A4's are pretty pathetic. I think Audi was going for some artistic note to hold your drinks but the only art is the Jackson Pollock coffee stain you get on your pants when going around turns. Otherwise the interior is great.

The exhaust and emissions are not the greatest but this is not exactly a light car such as a civic either.

One thing I like to point out about Audi cars is the incredible response between the steering wheel and the direction of the car. To put it in comparison, when you drive most american cars, there is some slushy feeling when steering in car. Audi's have immediate response when you want to make the finest detail change in the direction of the car.

This is a well made car with plenty of room to carry things (even the sedan), an ability to handle any terrain including snow, and plenty of power for a luxury sport sedan.

I recommend A4's to any and all of my friends who consider buying them.

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