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Resources for the Repair and Maintenance of your 2006 Audi A8 Quattro

2006 Audi A8 Quattro

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2006 Audi A8 Quattro Problems

Engine -- Verified

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

Miscellaneous -- Verified

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.

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.

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.

2006 Audi A8 Quattro Recalls (Recent)

Body, Interior & Misc., November 30, 2005

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A problem with the wiring harness may deactivate the front passenger air bag. The air bag warning light and the "passenger air bag off" message would appear, causing the air bag not to deploy in a frontal crash. Dealers will repair the wiring harness free of charge. The recall began November 30, 2005. The Volkswagen recall number is JJ.

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Body, Interior & Misc., December 5, 2006

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The air bag warning light and passenger side air bag off notification light may illuminate due to low battery voltage. If this occurs, the passenger air bag will not deploy in an accident. Dealers will reprogram the air bag control module software. The Audi recall number is JR. This recall began on December 5, 2006.

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2006 Audi A8 Quattro Questions and Answers

nhamo, 2006 Audi A8 Quattro, Avenel, NJ

Overheating even on idling, fan working ,no coolant lose.

Skott, 2006 Audi A8 Quattro, 4.2L V8, San Jose, CA

I changed brakes front and rear, new pads and rotors, pads had new sensors in them. I reset rear e brake with scan tool and everything works fine, but the brake warning light is still on.

Bk7021, 2006 Audi A8 Quattro, Potwin, KS

Which bulb should I purchase?

big bob baby, 2006 Audi A8 Quattro, New Castle, DE

put on standard but droops back to dynamic and front or rear won't raise.. what causes that a relay?

big bob baby, 2006 Audi A8 Quattro, New Castle, DE

ive notice a problem with the car level since its been cold.. when then weather got hotter it raised fine..then the other day i heard the compressor running none stop.. this morning the compressor ...

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