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Audi V8 Quattro Problems

Engine -- Verified

Problems with air leaks and the fuel injection may cause starting difficulties.

Suspension & Steering -- Verified

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 bushings.

Drive Train -- Verified

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.

Engine -- Verified

Oil leaks can develop in the crankcase ventilation hoses, in between the cylinder banks.

Engine -- Verified

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 and replaced if damaged.

Audi V8 Quattro Recalls (Recent)

Body, Interior & Misc., October 13, 1997

Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. SOME AIR BAG SENSORS DO NOT COMPLY WITH AUDI'S DURABILITY STANDARDS OVER THE LIFETIME OF THE VEHICLE.

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Body, Interior & Misc., April 17, 1991

Summary: INSTRUCTION LABEL IN THE TRUNK OF VEHICLE IS INCORRECT FOR THE JACK SUPPLIED WITH THE VEHICLE.

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Drive Train, May 31, 1996

Summary: A BUSHING WHICH GUIDES THE CRUISE CONTROL ROD CAN, OVER TIME, DETERIORATE AND CAUSE THE CONTROL ROD TO BIND.

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Electrical & Lights, July 10, 2002

Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. AN ELECTROLYTIC CAPACITOR CONTAINED IN THE AMPLIFIER FOR EACH REAR SPEAKER COULD LEAK AN ELECTROLYTE, WHICH MAY IN TIME AND IN THE PRESENCE OF HUMIDITY, CAUSE AN UNWANTED CONDUCTIVE PATH.

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Audi V8 Quattro Questions and Answers

M5rules, 1990 Audi V8 Quattro, Topeka, KS

this problem happened, then cured itself, and a few months later came back. When you flip to dims, the headlights go out and if the fog lights are on, they also do not light up. All other lights ...

M5rules, 1990 Audi V8 Quattro, Topeka, KS

Where is the OBD connector location on the 90 and 93 V8Q? Are there any special connectors required to hook up to the OBD? I have a OBDII reader but want to check the codes on my 4 V8 Q's I ...

moparman, 1990 Audi V8 Quattro, Mosinee, WI

when accelerating, move foot of gas, and the vehicle will switch lanes, checked tie rods,ball joints,frame mounts,motor mounts, dont know where to go from here

snowjunky, 1990 Audi V8 Quattro, Birmingham, AL

my antifreeze will not hold...it is either leaking really bad somewhere or it is evaporating quickly.. got really hot yesterday have not driven it yet... needs more antifreeze.. also brake lights d...

stin1971, 1990 Audi V8 Quattro, 3.6L V8, Springfield, OR

My brake and battery light stays on also the cat light and sometimes it doesn't want to start

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