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Audi A6 Oil Leaks From Camshaft Chain Tensioner and Valve Cover Gaskets

Audi A6 Problem
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Model Years Affected: 2000, 2001

Engine Affected: 2.8L V6

Average Mileage: 126,375 mi (89,000 mi - 147,000 mi)


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

  • Visitor, , 2.8L V6, 89,000 mi

    oil is leaking but not very serious, I am planning to get it repaired when it get worse

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  • Visitor, , 2.8L V6, 129,500 mi

    Value Cover Gaskets and camshaft issues as discussed. Local Audi deal wanted 2x what the German specialty mechanic wanted. Very frustrating for such a known problem.

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  • Visitor, , 2.8L V6, 147,000 mi

    Cam shafts seals and caps and valve gaskets replaced caps keep blowing out.

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