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Audi A4 / S4 / RS4 electrical repair cost distribution

Chart based on 529 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
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2005.5 Audi A4

Engine not specified

23000 mi Dome light out. Replaced. 

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2003 Audi A4 4dr Wagon

turbocharged 170hp 1.8L I4 5-speed shiftable automatic AWD

43000 mi HVAC air distribution servo motor/s hunting for position with car turned off. Automatic temperature regulation not working properly, air too warm. Air distribution not ccorrect. 
46000 mi Replaced air temperature control servo motor and air flow control servo motor. 

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2002.5 Audi A4 4dr Sedan

turbocharged 170hp 1.8L I4 6-speed shiftable CVT FWD

69000 mi

US $70
Driver side front indicator bulb housing got burnt out, possibly due to a bad grounding issue. Audi dealer in Omaha NE on the first visit replaced bulb and on the second visit 'supposedly' replaced turn signal indicator stalk. An independent mechanic fixe 

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2002.5 Audi A4 4dr Sedan

turbocharged 170hp 1.8L I4 5-speed shiftable automatic AWD

56420 mi

C $500
Driver side door speaker connection intermittent, likely due to poor connection. Wires reconnected, connectors reset. problem resolved 

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2002 Audi A4 4dr Sedan

turbocharged 170hp 1.8L I4 6-speed shiftable CVT FWD

34000 mi Faulty front turn signal. 
41000 mi

US $800
Problem with driver's lumbar support caused clicking noises and back panel of seat to pop out at bottom. 

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2002 Audi A4 4dr Sedan

turbocharged 170hp 1.8L I4 5-speed shiftable automatic AWD

97000 mi

US $1800
rear left window regulator 
145000 mi

US $650
ac took a while to kick in 
39000 mi

US $50
passenger front door electical failure (window,mirror,ilumination,lock not operational) computer replaced 

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2002 Audi A4 4dr Sedan

turbocharged 170hp 1.8L I4 5-speed manual AWD

74000 mi

US $78
Windshield washer pump motor siezed. Blew associated fuse. I bought new washer pump, installed myself. Headlight bulb, changed myself. Took one hour, shop could probably do it in 30 minutes. 
102000 mi A/C blew cold at idle, but not at highway speed. Found vacuum leak, large 3 way hose split. Will replace next time I am near dealer, but fixed for now with duct tape. 

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2002 Audi A4 4dr Sedan

220-horsepower 3.0L V6 5-speed shiftable automatic AWD

43000 mi rear brake light was off, shop replaced at no cost 

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2001.5 Audi A4 4dr Wagon

turbocharged 250hp 2.7L V6 6-speed manual AWD

38000 mi

US $50
Auto-dimming rear view mirror went bad 
45000 mi

US $40
Flasher relay went bad. 
71000 mi

US $500
Oil level sensor bad, replaced 
78500 mi

US $2000
Alternator failed, replaced 
83000 mi

US $960
Replaced battery - dead 

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Audi A4 / S4 / RS4 Electrical Problems

2801 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2000 or newer Audi A4 / S4 / RS4. 532 of these members (19%) have reported electrical repairs for their car. A total of 946 electrical repairs to Audi A4 / S4 / RS4s--an average of 0.3 per vehicle--have been reported.

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