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

Audi A6 Quattro Problem
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Model Years Affected: 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004

Engines Affected: 2.7L V6 Turbo, 2.8L V6, 3.0L V6, 4.2L V8

Average Mileage: 135,531 mi (90,000 mi - 218,000 mi)


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

  • Visitor, , 4.2L V8, 110,587 mi

    engine sounds like its out of oil just before it starts up!also at 40 mph and higher egine speed goes from 2000 rpm to 1500 rpm, back and forth. what might be the problem?

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  • Visitor, , 2.8L V6, 90,000 mi

    Oil leak from valve tensioner gasket drips down onto hot exhaust manifold and smokes into cabin. Stinks

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  • Visitor, , 2.8L V6, 218,000 mi

    car had a bolt backed out causing oil to leak out check engine light and oil lights started beeping stoped the car and heared all kinds of noise whats going on now

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