2009 Audi vehicles were an exception to the otherwise similar 2007-2008 model year maintenance schedule and the 2004-2006 model year maintenance schedule. A few model changes make the 2009 Audi's a bit different, lending them to a few more exceptions and changes to the general schedule.
2009 Audi Service at 5,000 miles and subsequent 20,000 mile intervals
This is the shortest task-list your Audi will undergo during routine maintenance and serves as a base for more expansive maintenance appointments. You will need to:
- Change oil and replace oil filter,
- Check wiper, washer, and headlight washer adjustment and function; add fluid if necessary,
- check wiper arm pivot points,
- Check tires, including spare, for pressure and wear,
- Check brakes for damage or leaks, brake pads for thickness, and brake fluid level, and
- Reset the service reminder.
At 5,000 miles only, you will also need to rotate your tires.
Model Specific Maintenance:
- For the Audi Q7 3.0L TDI only, you will also need to fill the Adblue Fluid completely with new fluid, which should take 23 liters.
- At 125,00 miles for the Audi Q7 3.0L TDI only, check ash content within the Diesel Particle Filter (DPF). Replace DPF with an ash content greater than or equal to .46 liters.
Audi Service at 15,000 miles & subsequent 40,000 mile intervals
Audi service at 15,000 miles includes the items on the maintenance task list for the 5,000 mile checklist as well as the following:
- Check cooling system; add fluid if necessary,
- Check exhaust system for damage or leaks,
- Check engine compartment for leaks,
- Check battery levels,
- Replace dust and pollen filter,
- Check transmission and final drive for leaks,
- Check drive shaft boots,
- Check the horn,
- check the underbody for leaks, and
- Take a road test to ensure your Audi is functioning to the best of its ability.
Model Specific Maintenance:
- Check fault memory for on-board diagnostics for the A3, A4 Cabriolet, S4, A6, S6, A8 and S8 only.
- Check dust seals on ball joints and tie rod ends on your front axle, for the A3, A4 Cabriolet, S4, A6, S6, A8 and S8 only.
- On the A8 and S8 only, check all lights for functionality and brightness, lubricate doors, and check straps.
- If you have a sunroof, clean the guide rails and lubricate rails with grease spray.
- At 55,000 miles, except except A3 3.2L, TT 3.2L, A4 2.0L TFSI, A5 2.0L TFSI, TTS and A8 6.0L: Replace spark plugs.
- At 55,000 miles, except for except Audi Q7 4.2L and A8 6.0L: Clean housing and replace air filter.
- For the RS4 only, check the condition of the ribbed v belt and tensioner and replace if necessary.
- For the 2007 A4 and A6, and 2008 A4, A5, S5 and A6 only, clean the snow screen that comes with the air filter.
- For the Audi R8 only, check condition of the ribbed v belt and tensioner and replace if necessary.
- For the A8 and S8 only, lubricate the rear lid hinges.
- For the A4, A5, S5 and A6 only, clean the snowscreen for the air cleaner.
- For the Audi Q7 3.0L TDI only, remove water from the fuel filter.
Audi Maintenance at 35,000 Miles, 75,000 Miles, and 115,000 Miles
This is the most extensive service appointment you will make for basic maintenance on your Audi. It includes all of the elements of your Audi maintenance at 15,000 miles as well as the following tasks:
- Change ATF in your Continuously Variable Transmission,
- Check power steering fluid and add if necessary,
- l=Lubricate doors and check straps and hood latch (all except A8 and S8),
- Check dust seals on ball joints and tie rod ends on your front axle,
- Check brake disc thickness,
- Check interior lights,
- Clean your air filter housing and replace the filter itself (except for the A4 and A8), and
- At 75,000 miles only, replace ribbed v belt (see model specific maintenance for notes).
Model Specific Maintenance:
- For the A3, A4 Cabriolet, S4, A6, S6,A8 and S8 only: Check all lights.
- For the A3 and TT only, change the oil and replace the filter in your DSG (direct shift gearbox). You'll also need to change the oil and the filter in your Haldex Clutch.
- For the A6, A6 Avant, S6, A8 and S8: Remove the cover to the plenum panel to check water drains and clean if necessary.
- If your Audi features a front sunroof, be sure to open the sunroof to check front water drain and clean if necessary.
- Change your spark plugs at 35,000 and 115,000 miles for: A4 2.0L TFSI, A5 2.0L TFSI, TTS, A3 3.2L, TT 3.2L and A8 6.0L only. Change them at 75,000 miles for: A3 3.2L, TT 3.2L, A4 2.0L TFSI, A5 2.0L TFSI, TTS and A8 6.0L only
- Clean the housing and replace the air filter at 35,000 miles for the A8 6.0L only; at 75,000 miles for the Audi Q7 4.2L and A8 6.0L only; and at 115,000 miles for the A8 6.0L only.
- Check the condition and replace the ribbed v belt and tensioner if necessary for the Audi Q7 3.6L, A8 6.0L, and Audi R8 only.
- Replace the ribbed v belt and tensioner at 75,000 miles for the S4 only. For the V6 FSI, V6 TFSI (rear belt), 2.0L TFSI, 5.2L FSI, and 4.2L V8 FSI, you'll need to check condition and replace if necessary, as well as check tension of belt drive with manual tensioner and retension if necessary. For the 3.0L TFSI only, replace only the ribbed v belt for the compressor drive.
- Check lights with an instrument cluster for the Audi Q7, A4, S4, Audi Q5, TT, A5, S5 and Audi R8 only.
- Replace the fuel filter for the Audi Q7 3.0L TDI only.
Audi Maintenance Regardless of Mileage and Other Exceptions:
Every two years, replace your brake fluid. For the Audi A4/S4 Cabriolet and A5/S5 Cabriolet cloth top, check the function and rollover protection every two years.
At 110K miles (175,000 km) replace the timing belt in Audi TT 2.0L with front-wheel drive, Audi TTS and A4 Cabriolet 2.0T only. Check condition of timing belt tensioning system, dampening pulleys, and idler pulleys and replace if necessary (Audi TT 2.0T with front-wheel drive, Audi TTS and A4 Cabriolet 2.0T only).
For information on other Audi model years and their service schedules, please see our resource section.