1999 Audi A8 Repair and Maintenance
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1999 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.
1999 Audi A8 Questionsthe front right head lamp electronics does not get voltage -- needs replacement (1 answer)
The front right head lamp of my 2000 Audi A8 does not get voltage. Apparently I am told there are two parts to delivering voltage to the light.
1. The base
2. The balast
One or both are out. How can these be tested?
how much does the procedure cost?
The Item number is I J 0941641 DS HID Ba...
I havd the speed sensor replaced but I still have the problem of surging with the transmission shifting up and down. I guess it is the torque converter. Would it be detrimental to use the manual shift obtion when driving on city streets?
their is a large shock when changing from park to drive, what could this be