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#1618 of 2367 2004 A4 oil problem, need help.
Sep 13, 2007 (2:39 pm)
I have a 2002 A4 with just over 90,000 miles. I have had issues with my oil level. I have had it in several times and they never find a leak. Just took it in again and they did an oil consumption test on it and still couldn't find the problem. The tech at the dealer called Audi of America and they advised him that 1 - 1.5 quarts used in 1000 miles was acceptable. The tech disagreed. I called Audi of America and they told me the same thing, I am going to have to watch the oil level every 1000 miles and then add if necessary. Has anyone had this type of problem? Please help.
#1619 of 2367 Re: 2002 audi a4 cvt problems [luckyluke1]
Sep 13, 2007 (4:54 pm)
Luckyluke, I have exactly the same problem, no joke I can't believe I am reading this, can you email me erlalondehotmail.com if you have gotten the issue fixed the dealer is trying to tell me I need to replace the Transmission...
#1620 of 2367 Re: flapping rear right hand window [kcraig]
Sep 14, 2007 (12:38 am)
I have the same problem, its a A4 2003 Cabriolet, I have extended warranty, but the dealer refuses to honor it. I will complain to Audi directly about this. This is definitely a craftsmanship defect. And you can't even repair it, becuase the glass uses a special glue/press machine. You need to replace the whole top.
Shoot me an email if you want to hook up: christianstaackgmail.com
#1621 of 2367 Hey folks
Sep 14, 2007 (3:50 am)
Let's share experiences right here in the discussion rather than take the conversations to email. That way all can benefit and you have a better chance of getting feedback.
#1622 of 2367 Re: flapping rear right hand window [ristedt]
Sep 14, 2007 (3:00 pm)
I have the same problem with my 2003 A4 cabrio. I have extended warranty. But I haven't taken it to Audi yet. Now i'm wondering what they're going to say. I guess this is a common problem with convertibles. I really don't want to have the top changed.
have a great day
#1623 of 2367 A4 1.8 TURBO ISSUE
Sep 14, 2007 (11:40 am)
i JUST HUNG UP WITH MY AUDI DEALER IN THE CITY I LIVE IN. i AM ABOUT TO SREAM. LET ME GIVE YOU THE DETAILS.
MY CAR IS A A4 1.8 TURBO 1999 WITH 33,000 MILES. I BROUGHT THE CAR BRAND NEW 8 YEARS AGO, I DONT DRIVE THE CAR HARD. mY ENGINE IS CLEAN!! ON START UP I HAVE BEEN HAVING A BLUE SMOKE ISSUE, AFTER IT WARMS UP IT DISAPPEARS.I DO NOT HAVE ANY OIL LEAKS AT ALL, THE CAR IS VERY WELL MAINTAINED. I AM ABOUT TO CONTACT AUDI. THE DEALER JUST TOLD ME I HAVE TO REPLACE THE WHOLE TURBO!!!!! NOW IF THE CAR HAD 133,000 I WOULD UNDERSTAND, BUT AT 33000 MILES?????????????? IS THERE SOMETHING WRONG WITH THIS PICTURE, BESIDES THE COST OF FIXING THIS IS TOTALLY SICKENING. IF ANYONE HAS ANY INFO OR OPINIONS PLEASE!!! FEEL FREE TO RESPOND BEFORE I CALL MY AUDI DEALER BACK....
#1624 of 2367 Re: A4 1.8 TURBO ISSUE [melmaca4]
by MrShift@Edmunds HOST
Sep 14, 2007 (3:21 pm)
Is this turbo very noisy? Usually for a turbo to suck oil, the bearings have to be bad in the turbo itself--so they'll scream before they smoke. But the symptoms you describe could very well be a bad turbo.
Also could be old or crack valve stem seals. I hope the dealer's diagnosis is accurate.
#1625 of 2367 Re: A4 1.8 TURBO ISSUE [Mr_Shiftright]
Sep 14, 2007 (3:55 pm)
no the turbo is not noisy, its not sucking oil, there is no oil in the engine. the car has never "screamed" What i think it is, even if the car only 33,000 miles for a 1999 the seals are cracked I did call the dealer where i got the car and spoke to the manger, so now i have to decided to fix it now or wait a little bit..i am just a little mad thats all..
Sep 24, 2007 (9:00 am)
I have a 98 Audi A4 1.8 and it has 100551 miles. My husband has pretty much replaced all major parts on it. I am having trouble with all the indicator lights remaining on..I can't find in my manual how to correct the problem. My most recent problem is the hot radiator light comes on sometimes but, the c/ guage shows it's not hot, I can only put water in the overflow,. I have no idea where to put coolant in the radiator.... my husband recently changed the thermostat so we know it's not that. Please help.
Sep 29, 2007 (10:54 am)
Aha! If someone put in a new thermostat they might not have bled all the air from the cooling system.