Multi-Link Suspension Components May Wear Prematurely on Audi A8 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: 85,333 (36,000–110,000)
11 model years affected: 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, more2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010
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problem details
2004 Audi A8 Quattro 94,000 mi,
Suspension noise on A8 2004 when temperature outside goes under 65F.
2004 Audi A8 Quattro 108,000 mi,
Squeeky,Creeky, noisy suspension flex. :(
2004 Audi A8 Quattro 110,000 mi,
Squeaky suspension noises.... mostly on bumps or potholes or uneven areas of road and only in cold temperatures. Possibly control arms.
Upper control arm bushings failed.