Audi A8 Problems

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Most Common Audi A8 Problems

Various bushings—located around the subframe, suspension, and steering—deteriorate with age.
A burning smell may develop due to an oil leak form one or both valve cover gaskets.
Clogged drains can allow rainwater to accumulate in the plenum tray (at the base of the windshield).
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2 Known Audi A8 Drive Train Problems

2 Known Audi A8 Engine Problems

1 Known Audi A8 Miscellaneous Problem

1 Known Audi A8 Suspension & Steering Problem

6 Known Audi A8 Problems

Years to Avoid
Based on owner-submitted report and recall notices, Audi A8 years 1999, 1998, and 1997 are the most likely to experience problems.
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