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Common problems?

golf Feb 2, 2007

  1. golf

    golf ***** rent boy VCDS Map User

    Hey guys,

    I'm going to see a 2001 Audi A4 1.8T with 90k on the clock this coming week and I was wondering what problems I should look out for?

    Having had the same engine in my current Golf, I'm fairly clued up as to how it works and that coilpacks fail. But in the A4 I understand that fuel pumps can go, and destroy the engine.

    What things should I check over thoroughly? I don't want to buy a lemon.

    Also is the standard Audi Satellite Navigation any good? It's the one without the screen (ie not SatNav Plus)?

    Cheers fella's (there's no women on this forum are there? :ninja:)
  2. 1210tech

    1210tech Four Ring Fanatic Team Daytona Team V6 Audi A6 Audi Avant Owner Group S-line owners group

    check the cambelt has been replaced, i think it should be done at 80k (it was on mine)
  3. pav-g

    pav-g Member

    Check suspension, should have sports set up any noises when your going over bumps - the ball joints, shocks will need replacing.. good luck.
  4. golf

    golf ***** rent boy VCDS Map User

    Thanks for the tips fella's.

    The seller says the cambelt was replaced at 85k, and the cars just done 94k. It's a bloody good deal, the owner is willing to let it go for £5000, which seems too good to be true, but I won the bid on ebay and he said he will honour it. Just a bit risky to buy a car without having seen it though!

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