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1997 Audi A4 Quattro Problems

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Most Common 1997 Audi A4 Quattro Problems

Vacuum leaks, oxygen sensor failure, and catalytic converter efficiency faults can cause the Check Engine Light to illuminate.
Erratic turn signal operation can be a result of a failing turn signal flasher relay which will require replacement.
A problem with the torque converter can cause the Check Engine Light to illuminate.
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0 Known 1997 Audi A4 Quattro Brakes Problems

3 Known 1997 Audi A4 Quattro Drive Train Problems

A problem with the torque converter can cause the Check Engine Light to illuminate.
A fluid leak may develop from the propeller shaft seal on the rear of the transmission. Our technicians tell us that replacing the seal will commonly correct this concern.
Our technicians recommend having the constant velocity (CV) boots and CV joints inspected at each service. Servicing torn CV boots early can prevent the need to replace the CV half shaft or CV joint.

1 Known 1997 Audi A4 Quattro Electrical & Lights Problem

Erratic turn signal operation can be a result of a failing turn signal flasher relay which will require replacement.

4 Known 1997 Audi A4 Quattro Engine Problems

Engine oil leaks are common from the valve cover gaskets and camshaft chain tensioner gasket.
The water pump may fail resulting in engine overheating and possible timing belt damage. Overheating and/or timing belt failure can result in very expensive engine repairs. As a precaution, it is ...
To avoid sludge accumulation inside the engine, our technicians recommend using the proper synthetic oil with the appropriate oil filter.

3 Known 1997 Audi A4 Quattro Exhaust & Emissions Problems

Vacuum leaks, oxygen sensor failure, and catalytic converter efficiency faults can cause the Check Engine Light to illuminate.
An ignition coil or spark plug may fail unexpectedly resulting in an engine misfire and possible illumination of the Check Engine Light. Vehicles equipped with spark plug wires may also develop a m...
Popping sounds from the rear of the vehicle may be heard moments after starting the engine, or when slowing to a stop. This noise is from the leak detection pump filling the fuel tank with air, and...

0 Known 1997 Audi A4 Quattro Heating & Air Conditioning Problems

0 Known 1997 Audi A4 Quattro Maintenance Problems

1 Known 1997 Audi A4 Quattro Miscellaneous Problem

Clogged drains can allow rainwater to accumulate in the plenum tray (at the base of the windshield). The water may leak into the vehicle's interior, brake booster, or electrical components, which c...

1 Known 1997 Audi A4 Quattro Suspension & Steering Problem

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 probl...

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Known 1997 Audi A4 Quattro Problems & Complaints

Vacuum leaks, oxygen sensor failure, and catalytic converter efficiency faults can cause the Check Engine Light to illuminate.
Erratic turn signal operation can be a result of a failing turn signal flasher relay which will require replacement.
Engine oil leaks are common from the valve cover gaskets and camshaft chain tensioner gasket.
Clogged drains can allow rainwater to accumulate in the plenum tray (at the base of the windshield). The water may leak into the vehicle's interior, brake booster, or electrical components, which c...
A problem with the torque converter can cause the Check Engine Light to illuminate.
The water pump may fail resulting in engine overheating and possible timing belt damage. Overheating and/or timing belt failure can result in very expensive engine repairs. As a precaution, it is ...
Popping sounds from the rear of the vehicle may be heard moments after starting the engine, or when slowing to a stop. This noise is from the leak detection pump filling the fuel tank with air, and...
Our technicians recommend having the constant velocity (CV) boots and CV joints inspected at each service. Servicing torn CV boots early can prevent the need to replace the CV half shaft or CV joint.
An ignition coil or spark plug may fail unexpectedly resulting in an engine misfire and possible illumination of the Check Engine Light. Vehicles equipped with spark plug wires may also develop a m...
A fluid leak may develop from the propeller shaft seal on the rear of the transmission. Our technicians tell us that replacing the seal will commonly correct this concern.
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 probl...
To avoid sludge accumulation inside the engine, our technicians recommend using the proper synthetic oil with the appropriate oil filter.
An External oil leak may develop from the valley pan gasket (under the intake manifold) and/or the head gasket.
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