2006 Audi A8 Quattro Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2006 Audi A8 Quattro

2006 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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2006 Audi A8 Quattro Questions

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 is running but the back or front won't lift

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

Which bulb should I purchase?

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2006 Audi A8 Quattro Recalls

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.

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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