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: 129,503 (60,000–218,000)
Engines affected: 2.7L V6 Turbo, 2.8L V6, 3.0L V6, 3.2L V6, 4.2L V8
8 model years affected: 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, more2004, 2005, 2006, 2008
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2001 Audi A6 Quattro - 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?
2000 Audi A6 Quattro - 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
2000 Audi A6 Quattro - 2.8L V6 90,000 mi,
Oil leak from valve tensioner gasket drips down onto hot exhaust manifold and smokes into cabin. Stinks
2005 Audi A6 Quattro - 3.2L V6 60,000 mi,
replace gasket
2004 Audi A6 Quattro - 2.7L V6 Turbo
Oil leak from the valve cover gaskets