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1998 Audi A8 Quattro Problems

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Most Common 1998 Audi A8 Quattro Problems

The thermostat may erratically stick open or closed. The can result in illumination of the Check Engine Light and/or engine overheating.
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.
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0 Known 1998 Audi A8 Quattro Brakes Problems

3 Known 1998 Audi A8 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.

0 Known 1998 Audi A8 Quattro Electrical & Lights Problems

2 Known 1998 Audi A8 Quattro Engine Problems

The thermostat may erratically stick open or closed. The can result in illumination of the Check Engine Light and/or engine overheating.
Oil leaks can develop in the crankcase ventilation hoses, in between the cylinder banks.

0 Known 1998 Audi A8 Quattro Exhaust & Emissions Problems

0 Known 1998 Audi A8 Quattro Heating & Air Conditioning Problems

0 Known 1998 Audi A8 Quattro Maintenance Problems

1 Known 1998 Audi A8 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 1998 Audi A8 Quattro 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 Quattro Problems & Complaints

The thermostat may erratically stick open or closed. The can result in illumination of the Check Engine Light and/or engine overheating.
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.
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...
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.
Oil leaks can develop in the crankcase ventilation hoses, in between the cylinder banks.
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