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Audi S4 Oil Leaks From Camshaft Chain Tensioner and Valve Cover Gaskets

Audi S4 Problem
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Model Years Affected: 2000, 2001, 2002

Engine Affected: 2.7L V6 Turbo

Average Mileage: 116,500 mi (80,000 mi - 170,000 mi)


Engine oil leaks are common from the valve cover gaskets and camshaft chain tensioner gasket.

  • Visitor, , 2.7L V6 Turbo, 80,000 mi

    These are very common make sure your mechanic inspects and replaces all seals assosiated when doing valve cover gaskets. Many times shops forget to do the tensioner gasket, the half moon under the tensioner, and the cam plugs casuing continued oil leak after the services!

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  • Visitor, , 2.7L V6 Turbo, 108,000 mi

    Leaking oil. Needed camshaft chain tensioner and valve cover gaskets.

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  • Visitor, , 2.7L V6 Turbo, 108,000 mi

    replaced all top engine seals by audi; took two times to get all leaks fixed

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