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Audi A4 / S4 / RS4 Electrical and AC Problems and Repair Histories

2536 TrueDelta members own a 2000 or newer Audi A4 / S4 / RS4. 631 of these members (24.9%) have reported electrical and air conditioning repairs for their car. A total of 717 electrical and air conditioning repairs to Audi A4 / S4 / RS4s--an average of 0.3 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page for more details. To see how frequently Audi A4 / S4 / RS4 problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Want to read about specific problems behind these stats? Jump to the Audi A4 / S4 / RS4 problem descriptions below.

Don't infer Audi A4 / S4 / RS4 problem frequency from what you see on this page. Many lucky owners have had no repairs, and their cars are not shown.

Percentage of Audi A4 / S4 / RS4 repairs by problem area

44% of the Audi A4 / S4 / RS4 repairs were to the engine, 7% to the transmission, 6% to the brakes, 11% to the suspension, 21% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 7% to the body and trim, and 5% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 3497 repairs.

Audi A4 / S4 / RS4 electrical and air conditioning repair cost distribution

Of the Audi A4 / S4 / RS4 electrical and air conditioning repairs that were not covered by warranty and were not do-it-yourself repairs, 14% cost less than $100, 45% between $100 and $499, 21% between $500 and $999, 14% between $1000 and $2499, and 6% more than $2500.

Chart based on 427 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
Non-members can see only ten Audi A4 / S4 / RS4 Electrical and Air Conditioning problems and repair histories. Log in or join us to see them all.
Repair costs are in local units.

2005.5 Audi A4

Engine not specified

Audi A4 in California, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Dec 2006 21000    
23000 0 Dome light out. Replaced. 
 

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2003 Audi A4 4dr Wagon

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

Audi A4 in Washington, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2006 42000    
43000 0 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 0 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

Audi A4 in Nebraska, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2006 62000    
69000 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

Audi A4 in Alberta, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
May 2007 55180    
56420 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

Audi A4 in Tennessee, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2006 33000    
34000 0 Faulty front turn signal. 
41000 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

Audi A4 in California, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Dec 2006 94000    
97000 1800 rear left window regulator 
145000 650 ac took a while to kick in 
 
Audi A4 in New Jersey, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Dec 2006 34000    
39000 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

Audi A4 in Connecticut, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2006 67000    
74000 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 0 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

Audi A4 in North Carolina, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2006 41000    
43000 0 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

Audi A4 in Florida, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2006 37000    
38000 50 Auto-dimming rear view mirror went bad 
45000 40 Flasher relay went bad. 
71000 500 Oil level sensor bad, replaced 
78500 2000 Alternator failed, replaced 
81000  

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