2002 Audi A8 Quattro Repair and Maintenance

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

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2002 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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2002 Audi A8 Quattro Questions

Just purchased. Failed emissions. (1 answer)

VAG codes: 16539, 16684,16875,16876

Car seems to run fine, looking for least expensive way to pass NM emissions.

I have an Audi a8 quattro a man took the timing gear and loosened it now worried (1 answer)

he can't get time set

Changed Master Cylinder twice, still getting air in the front brakes. (2 answers)

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.

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2002 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...

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