2000 Audi A8 Quattro Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2000 Audi A8 Quattro

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2000 Audi A8 Quattro Problems

Check Engine Light and/or Engine Overheating Due to Failed Thermostat

The thermostat may erratically stick open or closed. The can result in illumination of the Check Engine Light and/or engine overheating.

Various Probelms Caused by Clogged Plenum Tray Drain

Clogged drains can allow rainwater to accumulate in the plenum tray (at the base of the windshield). The water may leak into the vehicle's interior, brake booster, or electrical components, which can lead to major problems. Our technicians recommend keeping the tray clear of leaves, pine needles, and other debris.

Multi-Link Suspension Components May Wear Prematurely

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.

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2000 Audi A8 Quattro Questions

Consistent cold start problem. Have to crank,stop then crank again to start it. (1 answer)

I always have to crank, stop, then crank again to cold start it and it always starts. If it has run with in 15 min, it will start right up. If it sits off for more than say 1/2 hr, I have to crank (say 5-6secs) stop, then crank again and it will always start up. Its like a valve is slowly leakin...

I'm hearing a hissing sound(like Vacuum)from behind the instrument cluster. (1 answer)

The hissing stops momentarily when turning the steering wheel. The sound began after I had a used engine installed but the mechanic can't figure it out.

HEATING SYSTEM (2 answers)

THE BLOWER IS NOT COMING ON .I THINK I CHECKED ALL OF THE FUSES.THE BLOWER BEFORE FINALLY GOING WOULD COME ON HI OR LO SOMETIMES OR NOT AT ALL.WHAT DO YOU THINK???

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2000 Audi A8 Quattro Recalls

Recall 08V397000
VOLKSWAGEN IS RECALLING 13,900 MY 1996-2003 AUDI A8 VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A 5-SPEED AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION. THE LOCKING CABLE MAY MOVE OUT OF POSITION OVER TIME. WITH THE LOCKING CABLE OUT OF POSITION, THE SHIFTER CAN BE MOVED OUT OF THE "PARK" POSITION EVEN IF THE IGNITION KEY IS NOT IN THE I...
Recall 01V259000
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A FUEL AND VAPOR LEAK DETECTION SYSTEM. A "BLIND COVER" AT THE FILLER NECK OF THE FUEL TANK MAY NOT SEAL PROPERLY ALLOWING FUEL VAPOR TO ESCAPE.

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2000 Audi A8 Quattro Reviews

Rated
based on 2 customer reviews
I LOVE MY CAR BUT VERY EXPENSIVE THE LITTLE THINGS ON THIS CAR ARE ALSO COST BIG MONEY
Audi's top of the line class of vehicles. Great craftmanship inside and out. But i have had some electrical issues, nothing major though.

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