Engine Oil Leaks on Audi A6 Quattro

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

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Average mileage: 129,771 (60,000–218,000)
Engines affected: 2.7L V6 Turbo, 2.8L V6, 3.0L V6, 3.2L V6, 4.2L V8
7 model years affected: 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, more2004, 2005, 2006
23 people reported this problem
4 people shared problem details
2001 Audi A6 Quattro- 4.2L V8110,587
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?
2000 Audi A6 Quattro- 2.8L V690,000
Oil leak from valve tensioner gasket drips down onto hot exhaust manifold and smokes into cabin. Stinks
2000 Audi A6 Quattro- 2.8L V6218,000
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
2005 Audi A6 Quattro- 3.2L V660,000
replace gasket
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