Inspect CV Boots and Joints at Each Service on Audi A4 Quattro

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.

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Average mileage: 119,666 (90,000–144,000)
14 model years affected: 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, more2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009
21 people reported this problem
6 people shared problem details
cracked cv boot on driver side. Looks like it needs to be replaced.
2001 Audi A4 Quattro125,000
Had the same kind of issue with damaged CV Boots, replaced it with re manufactured Half axle shafts.
my right front cv joint went out. I originally thought it was the engine making the car shake! Found out it is the CV boot was broken. Only $100 for the axle. I put it in myselft.
1998 Audi A4 Quattro144,000
cv joint and axle were collapsed and changed. It causes high vibration on steering wheel and cause high damage once it explodes...
torn CV Boot front passengers side
Torn CV boots and worn joints. Had to replace half-shafts
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