Audi A4 A6 Transmission

Common Audi A4 and A6 Transmission Problems

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The following common transmission problems are usually accompanied by the appearance of the “Check Engine” light on the dashboard of your Audi A4 or A6. Do not ignore this warning. Instead, take your car to a shop such as Desert Oasis European Auto Service and Repair as soon as possible. Some of the more common issues Audi car owners should know are covered here. Torque Converter Clutch The torque converter’s clutch begins to slip over time in Audi A4 and Audi A6 models. The root cause is typically a faulty seal and, after slipping for a short time, the clutch gets destroyed. On occasion, the clutch could also jam. If you are experiencing trouble with your torque converter clutch, you may feel a slight jolt when you’re driving as your Audi switches gears. Unless you catch the problem right away (generally before the warning light) you will need to completely replace the clutch. Torque Converter Needle …

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Why Is My Audi A4 Battery Drained?

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For years, Audi has developed some of most praiseworthy vehicles on the market. Whether you own an Audi A4 sedan or an Audi TT sports coupe, you can expect your vehicle to deliver a very entertaining driving experience. If your Audi fails to crank, the most likely source of the problem is a dead battery. Although your Audi’s battery is engineered to last for a very long time, there are certain things that can drain its energy supply. Here are some of the common causes of a dead battery. Leaving the lights on Like any other vehicle, the headlights on your Audi demand a great deal of energy. When the engine is running, the alternator can provide the necessary electrical power. However, the headlights must rely on the battery for power when the engine is turned off. If you accidentally leave your lights on for an extended period, you can …

Why is my Audi A4 Making Grinding Noises?

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Anyone who owns an Audi A4 will want to ensure that it operates flawlessly at all times. A grinding noise coming from the vehicle can be an indication of a serious problem. The following are the most common reasons why an Audi A4 would make grinding noises: Worn Brakes The first item to inspect when one hears a grinding sound is the brakes. Low brake pads can cause a grinding sound as the metal touches the rotor. A grinding sound is an indication that your A4 may need brake work immediately, as rotor repair is more costly than pads. Additionally, a stuck brake caliper can cause the grinding sound. In some cases, a rock or some type of hard debris can fly in just the right place to cause a grinding sound as well. Nevertheless, you as the proud owner should take your vehicle to a qualified mechanic as quickly …