2005 Audi A8 Quattro Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2005 Audi A8 Quattro

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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When I start my car, the esp light is not on but as I'm going down the street maybe 15/20 mins later, it pops on and stays on until I cut the car back off. This is happening everyday. Does it have anything to do with my brakes?

pushing the rear caliber piston in

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In the event of a frontal crash, the driver's airbag may may not inflate as designed, increasing the risk of personal injury. Dealers will replace the driver side airbag to correct this concern. This recall is expected to begin on October 6, 2006. The Audi recall number is JQ.

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