2011 Audi A4 Quattro Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2011 Audi A4 Quattro

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2011 Audi A4 Quattro Problems

Decreased Power and Fuel Economy from Carbon Buildup

The 2006-2016 Audi A4 Quattro uses FSI and TFSI direct injection engines. These engines are subject to carbon buildup in the intake system which can cause power loss, OBD codes and a check engine light, and a rough idle. In normal engines, the engine is cleaned by the gasoline flowing through the injectors and into the intake system, however, since the A4 Quattro uses direct injection, gasoline does not flow through common carbon buildup areas. 

Possible trouble codes include: P0300P0301P0302P0303P0304, P0305, P0306.

The solution is to remove the intake manifold and professionally clean the intake manifold, intake ports on the cylinder head, and the intake valves. This may need to be done in as few as 20,000 miles.

Check Engine Light Due to Vacuum Leaks, Oxygen Sensor, or Catalytic Converter Fault

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

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2011 Audi A4 Quattro Questions

check engine light and epc come on starting, press the gas and goes off, no code (1 answer)

When I start my car (doesn't happen all the time) my check engine light and epc light pop on with car struggling to idle. If I hit the gas slightly they go off and everything is fine. I have taken it to dealership, my husband has hooked it up to code reader and it throws no codes! Not sure...

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