2.0L turbo charged engines may develop a hesitation on acceleration and/or illumination of the Check Engine Light due to a failed high pressure fuel pump or a worn camshaft follower or camshaft. Our technicians tell us that whenever the high pressure fuel pump is replaced the camshaft and the follower should be checked for wear. The camshaft lobe pushes on the follower to operate the high pressure fuel pump. Frequent oil changes and use of synthetic oil may help with this wear issue.
Check Engine Light and/or Hesitation Due to Failed High Pressure Fuel Pump on Audi A4 Quattro
Average mileage: 99,124 (68,000–160,000)
Engines affected: 2.0L 4 Cylinder Turbo, 3.2L V6
17 people reported this problem
10 people shared problem details
2008 Audi A4 Quattro- 2.0L 4 Cylinder Turbo80,000Visitor
camshaft issue is what they are telling me after 4 times of bringing my car in for service for check engine light. now that my car is at 102k miles they will not cover under warranty eventhough I have documentation indicating problem was well before the 100k miles. issue started at 80k miles. best they say is that they will pay 50%. I think thats BS - anyone know who i can contact regarding this?
2008 Audi A4 Quattro- 2.0L 4 Cylinder Turbo68,000Visitor
replacing cam follower and fuel faults. car hesitates when 1st starting out.
2008 Audi A4 Quattro- 2.0L 4 Cylinder Turbo160,000Visitor
about to replace high pressure fuel pump
2007 Audi A4 Quattro- 2.0L 4 Cylinder TurboVisitor
Hesitation at start of acceleration.
2007 Audi A4 Quattro- 2.0L 4 Cylinder Turbo93,618Visitor
High speed acceleration at the freway tried to pass in high RPM's and check engine light came on..
2006 Audi A4 Quattro- 3.2L V6105,000Visitor
Same problem, no solution yet.
2008 Audi A4 Quattro- 2.0L 4 Cylinder Turbo72,000Visitor
Jumping tach during first 10 minutes of driving every day, excessive vibrations at stoplights. Taken to Audi Service repair several times for diagnosis, found nothing. Drove in mountains area for first time, and check engine light came on. Code Hammer shows faults: P0171, P2293, P0089, P0087. Reset this and P2293 came back. I was told this is a $900 repair at dealership. Will try to get them to apply warranty since they had the car 3 times for the symptoms and didn't find anything. I thought these guys were experts. I Googled the symptoms (without codes) and found diagnosis that is consistent with what I found with the codes.
2007 Audi A4 Quattro- 2.0L 4 Cylinder Turbo129,000Visitor
Check engine light came on, while its about to shift the rpms go low for a quick second if its right about to shift it keeps bogging until shift.
2006 Audi A4 Quattro- 2.0L 4 Cylinder Turbo85,000Visitor
High pressure pump changed once. Low pressure pump changed twice less than a year apart.
2007 Audi A4 Quattro- 2.0L 4 Cylinder Turbo107,000Visitor
Have been having loss of power and hesitation for over 3 years; had asked Audi to look at this numerous times and their response was that it wasn't a problem until the car was out of warranty. Replaced cam sensor at 103,000 when it was under an extended warranty, was told that the high pressure fuel pump, camshaft, cam follower assembly was functioning perfectly and in great shape; 3 weeks later the car had buckling, significant loss of power and hesitation and the High Pressure Fuel Pump had died. Was told again that this was not related to the cam follower wear, but they replaced the follower anyways. They refused to look at the camshaft. The check engine light is on again and the same symptoms are back...
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