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Resources for the Repair and Maintenance of your 1996 Audi A6 Quattro

1996 Audi A6 Quattro

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1996 Audi A6 Quattro Problems

Drive Train -- Verified

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

Drive Train -- Verified

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.

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.

Suspension & Steering -- Verified

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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.

Engine -- Verified

The water pump may fail resulting in engine overheating and possible timing belt damage. Overheating and/or timing belt failure can result in very expensive engine repairs. As a precaution, it is recommended to inspect the timing belt and water pump at regular intervals.

1996 Audi A6 Quattro Questions and Answers

DavidB, 1996 Audi A6 Quattro, San Francisco, CA

I have a problem with a check engine light staying on. It was diagnosed as a problem in the computer, not a sensor which was replaced twice. I an looking into buying a engine computer from a junk...

tom42163, 1996 Audi A6 Quattro, Fergus Falls, MN

auto transmission will not up shift. slipped out of gear couple times , seamed to be fine after that . next morning know its like stuck in low gear .

jeff round, 1996 Audi A6 Quattro, Schenectady, NY

ignition lights staying on also electric windows staying live dash lights sometimes flashing and can hear injectors clicking under bonnet

mabutler, 1996 Audi A6 Quattro, Cripple Creek, CO

my ignition key is stuck in the switch. How can I get in unstuck?

twright7, 1996 Audi A6 Quattro, Galena, OH

is the valves bent was going 60-65mph

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1996 Audi A6 Quattro Reviews

Best car ever !!!!

I bought this car in a pinch, used for $4500 with 167,000 miles on it 2 years ago. Last year I replaced the water pump, timing belt, etc. I've driven it with very few problems to 213,000 miles....I am now replacing the starter due to a broken ignition switch. I live in MN -- and the other night it sat outside over night in -25degree weather -- it fired right up in the morning with hardly any hesitation. Drives like a dream in the snow. I'll never NOT own an Audi again. I

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