Multi-Link Suspension Components May Wear Prematurely on Audi A4 Quattro

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.

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Average mileage: 116,200 (81,000–175,000)
15 model years affected: 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, more2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010
21 people reported this problem
3 people shared problem details
Very poor tire wear and gas mileage as a result. Replaced all upper control arm bushings.
Also replaced both left and right control arm busihings. Threw down about $765
Control arm bushings worn. Replaced complete front control arm set.
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