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Audi A4 Premature Wear in Multi-Link Suspension Components May Cause Noise

Audi A4 Problem
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Model Years Affected: 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010

Average Mileage: 86,665 mi (40,000 mi - 138,327 mi)


Premature wear in various multi-link suspension components can cause noises that are difficult to diagnose. Worn suspension parts can also cause uneven tire wear and create steering alignment problems.

  • Visitor, , 95,000 mi

    control arm bushing worn and require replacement of upper/lower control arms

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  • Visitor, , 138,327 mi

    Lots of noise over bumps and clunks when applying brakes. Lower rear control arms worn. Replace to fix

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  • Visitor, , 75,000 mi

    same problem but cannot locate noise

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  • gany, , 85,000 mi

    At 85'000 miles had to exchange one of the drive shafts, at 95000 the other side drive shaft as well! Way too early! Car started shaking on acceleration...

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  • Visitor, , 40,000 mi

    rough riding. having struts replaced.

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