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1998 Audi A8 Problems

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Most Common 1998 Audi A8 Problems

Various bushings—located around the subframe, suspension, and steering—deteriorate with age. A clunking noise when driving over bumps, accelerating, or stopping may be a sign of worn bu...
A burning smell may develop due to an oil leak form one or both valve cover gaskets. Resealing the valve cover will generally correct this concern. However, the valve covers should be inspected an...
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...
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0 Known 1998 Audi A8 Brakes Problems

2 Known 1998 Audi A8 Drive Train Problems

A problem with the torque converter can cause the Check Engine Light to illuminate.
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.

0 Known 1998 Audi A8 Electrical & Lights Problems

2 Known 1998 Audi A8 Engine Problems

A burning smell may develop due to an oil leak form one or both valve cover gaskets. Resealing the valve cover will generally correct this concern. However, the valve covers should be inspected an...
Oil leaks can develop in the crankcase ventilation hoses, in between the cylinder banks.

0 Known 1998 Audi A8 Exhaust & Emissions Problems

0 Known 1998 Audi A8 Heating & Air Conditioning Problems

0 Known 1998 Audi A8 Maintenance Problems

1 Known 1998 Audi A8 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...

1 Known 1998 Audi A8 Suspension & Steering Problem

Various bushings—located around the subframe, suspension, and steering—deteriorate with age. A clunking noise when driving over bumps, accelerating, or stopping may be a sign of worn bu...

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Known 1998 Audi A8 Problems & Complaints

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...
A problem with the torque converter can cause the Check Engine Light to illuminate.
Various bushings—located around the subframe, suspension, and steering—deteriorate with age. A clunking noise when driving over bumps, accelerating, or stopping may be a sign of worn bu...
A burning smell may develop due to an oil leak form one or both valve cover gaskets. Resealing the valve cover will generally correct this concern. However, the valve covers should be inspected an...
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.
Oil leaks can develop in the crankcase ventilation hoses, in between the cylinder banks.
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