1997 Audi A8 Quattro Questions

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no clicking, no lights, nothing. any ideas?

it is a P reg a8 quattro 4.2 V8 with a 4 speed auto. any help would be appriciated.

occasionally its fine. now it will hardly stay running. acts like its not getting gas ??? help!!!!

passenger side on a 1997 Audi A8 quattro, Do you have to replace the Harmonic Balancer. And when removing the center crank bolt, should it be replaced with a new one. And if not properly torque to factory spec. 285lbs. Can it cause severe damage to the timing belt crank gear and pulley, and also the housing for the seal carrier. And can it cause possible damage to the crankshaft, and damage to the valves which may result in the need of a replacement engine. This question is in regards to my is for my 1997 Audi A8 Quattro. Thank you. my E-mail is

My 1997 Audi Quattro went into "safe mode" with all the gears selected and lit up in red on the dash that normally indicates what gear the car is in? No power, but driveable?

After heavy rain or car wash.. on acceleration water POURS through heat/AC vent inot footwells in the rear. This is not "drops like from the evap drains up front. WAVES of water.

car is in failsafe mode

i replaced my front & back rotors,break light still stay on.

car ran fine then check engine light came on .then the car went into fail safe mode[when put into gear all gear selector lights illuminate]if i move it it runs like in low gear

does the picture on the message board with a thermometer in water mean thermostat problems?

my car horn and steeringwheel functions doees not work

Does a 1997 a8L exist?

what is the proper oil to use?

My adjustable steering column will go up and down but will not got forward and back...(telescope)
can anyone help with this?


Please in need of service tech that is qaulified to work on my 97 audi a8 qauttro