1997 Audi A8 Repair and Maintenance Costs
A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 1997 Audi A8
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1997 Audi A8 ProblemsBurning Smell Due to Valve Cover Gasket Leak
A burning smell may develop due to an oil leak form one or both valve cover gaskets. Resealing the valve cover will generally correct this concern. However, the valve covers should be inspected and replaced if damaged.
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.
Various bushings—located around the subframe, suspension, and steering—deteriorate with age. A clunking noise when driving over bumps, accelerating, or stopping may be a sign of worn bushings.
1997 Audi A8 Questionsi have 97 audi a8 oil leak in the front passender side of engine? (1 answer)
seems lower then the valve cover?
I had an oil change recently and was informed I needed to replace power sterring hoses and transmission cooler lines as well as a valve gasket. I planned to spend money in reparis but am on a budget. Which of these should be complete first?
I recently replaced the right driver side bearing and hub assembly due to shaking when I brake. This problem was worse after a prlonged period of braking. The problem is still present. Greased the caliper bolt today. Help!!!!