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58 reg A4 3.0 lt Quattro Faults?

Discussion in 'Audi S4/A4/A4 Cab (B8 Chassis)' started by bbeegl, Sep 17, 2012.

  1. bbeegl

    bbeegl New Member

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    Hi all new here,

    My son's thinking of buying a 58 reg 3.0 tdi A4 quattro se 6 spd manual with 108k on the
    clock, it's got FSH, i'm a retired mechanic and was wondering if their is anything common
    fault wise to check for.

    thanks in advice all for any info

    Alan.
     
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  3. Audi Dynamik

    Audi Dynamik Well-Known Member

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    Im not sure about that, Somebody soon will come up with an answer :)
     
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  4. Bigslope

    Bigslope Member

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    Think the Op says he is a mechanic not the previous owner. It's like anything, something can go wrong no matter how well it is looked after. I find as long as it has been serviced and had regular oil changes then usually it is only minor things that pop up every now and then.
     
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    Audi Dynamik Well-Known Member

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    My Bad, i was rushing reading it as i was in a rush to watch a T.V Programme haha !
     
  6. Pyeman

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    DPF is the only thing that i cam think of.

    It should be ok if it been looked after.
     
  7. johnnythepie

    johnnythepie Well-Known Member

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    That really helped the guy .:wtf:
     
  8. a6_chris

    a6_chris Well-Known Member

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    Didn't it just!
     
  9. trance

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    DPF, clutch/flywheel, egr cooler - loss of coolant.
    Have had bother with them all apart from the DPF so far!
     
  10. Jeff Cooper

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    Ive had a few now and only thing Ive had issues with is inlet manifold motor which is quite common on the 3.0 and 2.7, when they go wrong it puts the management light on, car still drives fine but light is annoying, they can be taken off and serviced which sometimes is a fix.
     

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