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2003 Audi A4 / S4 / RS4 repairs by problem area

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2003 Audi A4 / S4 / RS4 electrical repair cost distribution

Chart based on 71 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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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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2003 Audi A4 4dr Wagon

220-horsepower 3.0L V6 6-speed manual AWD

77000 mi

US $85
Air conditioner wasn't cooling properly. Shop recharged and tested system, and it is now cooling properly. 

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2003 Audi A4 4dr Sedan

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

119000 mi

US $1400
Thermostat & Heater Core Replaced. 
67580 mi

C $850
Repair homelink (garage door opener) module. 
68820 mi Right rear running light replaced.  
87420 mi

C $600
A/C recharged and  front signal light lamp replaced. 

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2003 Audi A4 4dr Sedan

turbocharged 170hp 1.8L I4 5-speed manual AWD

65000 mi

US $90
Windshield washer pump had to be replaced, because it was not functioning and lead to loss of fluid 

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2003 Audi A4 4dr Sedan

220-horsepower 3.0L V6 6-speed manual AWD

90000 mi

US $50
Mirrors move when car unlocked with remote. Headlight switch backlight led inorperative. 
140000 mi

US $1900
a/c compressor seized. compressor and condenser replaced 
171700 mi

US $600
a/c compressor replaced 
204000 mi

US $15
clutch pedal switch replaced 
209700 mi

US $140
replaced battery 

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2003 Audi A4 / S4 / RS4 4-door

turbocharged 4-cylinder diesel manual AWD

96100 mi

€1277
Leak around the pollen filter. Water leaked in on top of ECU and there were multiple electrical problems due to then. Leak found and repaired, ECU replaced. Delay in supply of replacement ECU. 

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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

96000 mi

US $1500
Parasitic draw on battery. 8 hrs diagnositic time. Replaced door wiring harness and door latch. VERY EXPENSIVE repair.  
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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2003 Audi A4 / S4 / RS4 Electrical Problems

165 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2003 Audi A4 / S4 / RS4. 36 of these members (21.8%) have reported electrical repairs for their car. A total of 61 electrical repairs to 2003 Audi A4 / S4 / RS4s--an average of 0.4 per vehicle--have been reported.

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