2002 Audi A8 Quattro Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2002 Audi A8 Quattro

2002 Audi A8 Quattro Problems

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

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.

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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2002 Audi A8 Quattro Questions

System works fine for approx 1 week then reverts back to soft pedal, not losing any brake fluid, fault is purely air in the system.

..replaced OEM rear lights with aftermarket kit (darkened version) and everything works except for right rear bak up bulb. tried swapping out bulbs and still not working - get that annoying error message for the rear b/u bulb..any suggestions?

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2002 Audi A8 Quattro Recalls

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...

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