The Audi A4 B8 generation is a luxury sedan frequently recognized as ‘best in class’ for safety and fuel economy. Its sophisticated styling and German engineering appeal to both the discerning eye and the economical mind. Although these vehicles exude a sense of refinement and luxury, some issues have been frequently reported with them. Here are a few examples:
Abnormal Oil Consumption: Many Audi A4 B8 generation owners report high oil consumption in their vehicles, especially during the first 10,000 miles. This may occur throughout the life of the vehicle.
Water Pump Failure: Other Audi drivers complain they must frequently replace their water pumps, up to 2 or 3 times during the first 100,000 miles on the vehicle.
Cracked Bushings and Shimmying: Cracked bushing may cause creaking or shimmy while driving for some Audi A4 owners. A Technical Service Bulletin has been issued by Audi for the lower control arms.
Fuel Injector Leaking: Some Audi A4 B8 owners have reported sputtering or stalling of their vehicles due to leaking fuel injectors.
Sunroof Problems: Several Audi A4 drivers have experienced issued with the sunroof in the B8 generation model. The sunroof seems to have a mind of its own and will open or shut by itself.
If you are experiencing any of these problems, a trip to your local German auto import specialist is the best way to address the issue. Their experience and expertise will ensure your repairs are handled as quickly as possible.
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