2004 Audi S4 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2004 Audi S4

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2004 Audi S4 Problems

Check Engine Light Due to Faulty Torque Converter

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

Inspection of Water Pump and Timing Belt

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 recommended to inspect the timing belt and water pump at regular intervals.

Multi-Link Suspension Components May Wear Prematurely

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 problems.

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2004 Audi S4 Questions

Battery/Alt./Serpentine belt... (1 answer)

The other day on my way home my car lost power lights ect. Went to have batt. tested, said was bed, purchased new one, proceded to test whether it was getting a charge...was not, I then noticed some remnants of belt being chewed up. So my thought was the belt broke, however the power steering sti...

cold starts (2 answers)

my b6 s4 has been taking a long time to start in cold weather when i turn key the car does nothing all the normal ligts appear on the dash but the motor does not turn over. and after about a minute or so of turning key on then off it finally starts this only happens when cold . I just put a new b...

cold start (1 answer)

my audi s4 will turn over for ages before it will start,but only happens when cold seems fine when warm,changed spark plugs &all filters an gave oil change,does anyone no what this could be?

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2004 Audi S4 Recalls

Recall 05V096000
ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, THERE IS A POSSIBILITY OF XENON HEADLAMP COATING DEGRADATION OVER TIME. THE LUMINOUS TRANSMITTANCE OF THE HEADLAMP MAY DECREASE OVER A PERIOD OF TIME.

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2004 Audi S4 Reviews

Fab car...my friends call it my rocket! Brake dust accumulates fast on rims...but brakes and handling have already saved me from one sure accident. Engine eats oil (normal!) like gas (1 quart/1000 miles). Strut bearings need a check for wear...hearing noises after 100K mi...
Love the car! Has been proud owner for a year now, had some problems, but thankfully had them taken care of by extended warranty. The most major one was the replacement of the steering rack. So highly recommend getting one from a trusted provider as any labor is expensive on that car. Recently (after 35K miles) replaced brake pads/rotors for front. Came up to $460 (parts, labor and taxes), not ...

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