Common Problems with the Audi A4

Common Audi A4 Trouble and Repair Solutions

Overall the Audi A4 has good reliability, but even this top-performing machine isn’t perfect. Audi A4 car trouble can come from engine, electronics and any other nook or cranny, but the list below highlights the most common problems.

Top Troubles Cited by Audi A4 Owners

Audi’s motto is “Progress through Technology”, but being an innovator can sometimes mean your vehicles are the testing ground for figuring out glitches in real world scenarios. While the problems below aren’t the norm they are the most common issues for the A4.

  • Failed circuit board for the Engine Management System
  • Vacuum leakage
  • Oxygen sensor failure
  • Efficiency faults in the catalytic converter
  • Failed instrument cluster for the digital display
  • Electrical interferences
  • Oil pump drive chain going out
  • Persistent gearbox problems
  • Faulty turn signal flasher relay
  • Faulty torque converter
  • Leaking propeller shaft seal in the transmission
  • Failed control module for the ABS
  • Premature wear on the suspension components which can lead to steering alignment issues
  • Unexpected failure of spark plug or ignition coil
  • Clogged drains to the plenum tray
  • Engine oil leaks
  • Water pump failure
  • Timing belt failure
  • Damage to control modules due to clogged sunroof drains
  • Less Than Stellar Audi Dealership Service

    Perhaps the most common problem that Audi A4 owners run into is subpar repair service from the dealership. When Auto Express conducted their Driver Power survey problems with the dealership repair center were brought up again and again. One reviewer noted, “The sales experience was good, the after care is absolutely the worst. Parts not fitted correctly, wrong parts ordered, I even had my car damaged by the service staff and it is still in the body shop now.”

    Fortunately, for Audi repair Austin owners have other options. German Auto Center has provided reliable Audi maintenance and repair services for decades. We’re one of the most trusted shops in Central Texas for all makes and models of German born cars, and we’re one of the few Bosch Authorized Service Centers in the state of Texas.

    If your Audi A4 is acting up give us a call at 512-452-6437 to schedule a time to come in so we can take a look!