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1999 Audi A4 / S4 / RS4 Repair Histories

Chart based on 106 repairs.

1999 Audi A4 / S4 / RS4 repair cost distribution

Chart based on 39 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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1999 Audi A4 / S4 / RS4

Engine not specified

Audi in California, United States
Oct 2008 - Mar 2010
118000 mi US $100 Broken serp belt/leaky water pump. Fix airbag connection. 

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1999 Audi A4 / S4 / RS4 4-door

turbocharged 4-cylinder manual AWD

Audi in California, United States
Mar 2010 - Dec 2013
145000 mi US $800 tensioner for timing belt failed, causing three valves to bend - renewed valve head with new Start, then stopped after 1/2 block, determined failed fuel pump, towed to residence removed and replaced Fuel pump and filter corrected problem. Upon completion of last fuel pump repair, technician noticed passenger window lowered, but not rising, remove and replace front passenger window motor - corrected problem Central vacuum lock pump failure, unable to use remote unlock or interior unlock, replacement part > $1,000! (parts only!!!) opted to NOT repair at this cost. Disappointed in costly safety item, likely caused by leak in extensive vacuum tube 
147000   All windows, sunroof non-operational. Defective central locking device caused by water leakage in rear right corner. Replaced device, but this didn't fix. Wiring still wet, once dry will try cleaning corrosion. Water leaked into trunk causing central lock vacume elect failure. Caused by clogged sunroof drain - cleared and corrected problem 
148000   A/C non-operational -corrected by adding 1.4 cans of refrigerant - works well now - very COLD! 
155000   Flooded central controller from clogged sunroof tube (corrected) replaced central controler (corrected) replace fuse 38 (corrected failure of windows lights and sunroof) root cause problem clogged drain tubes in sunroof - recommend cleaning 
156000   Leaking coolent - heater bi-pass hose failure 
160000   Intermittent dash console flickering - now non-op security alarm operation. 
160700   Driver's side window regulator failing, needs help alignment when rising - will need to replace soon 
164000   Coolent leak- "O" ring failure at coolent flange, remove and replace - corrected leak that has been progressively getting worse. Now correct pressure and temp operation. 
165000   Drivers front Shock failing (makes rattling sound) -renewal of strut shock corrected problem 
165000   Unknown short discharging battery (killed 2!) Using trickle charges nightly to keep operating until idnetified short. Arr need VAG tool to diag ($300+) 
165500   Battery drain identified as Central Locking system (in trunk) had corroded wire connection, cleaned with baking soda / water - corrected lock and battery drain issue (Determined by putting volt meter in-line and using fuse box to identify 
166000   Drivers side front window regulator failed (in closed position) ordered replacement , will install and replace unit that was acting up (needing driver;'s help when lifting to straighten out how window glass tracks in system. 
166500   Determined source os electrical drain - coming from non-operational driver's side front electric window, (constantly on un up function) Faulty electrical motor sensor, replaced w/used electrical motor- corrected window operates, 
167000   Excessive chatter from bumps, all control arms recently replaced - shocks renewed,m helped, identified problem after re-installing new shocks at upper shock "rubber" causing chatter from upper strut attachment. (To be done later) Window stuck lowered - remove and replace window regulator (driver's side) root cause cracked plastic cable support for track attachment of window. 
177000   Air Bad light illuminated (Caused by passenger seat strain on connection) - Bought OBCII (cheap kind) cleared and corrected light 

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1999 Audi A4 / S4 / RS4 4-door

turbocharged 4-cylinder automatic AWD

Audi in California, United States
Jun 2009 - Dec 2009
165000 mi   ABS computer broken at about 150,000 and has to be replaced, so I just asked to disconnect it in the dealership. 4000+ repair in the year before. 

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1999 Audi A4 / S4 / RS4 4-door

6-cylinder manual AWD

Audi in Washington, United States
Mar 2010 - Aug 2013
171000 mi US $1600 Steering rack decayed. 
185000   New rotors Also air sensor fried Needed new thermostat (requires removal of timing chain). 
188500   Cam seals redone; transaxel seals redone. 

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1999 Audi A4 / S4 / RS4 4-door

6-cylinder automatic AWD

Audi in Iowa, United States
Mar 2009 - Jul 2009
183000 mi   Leaking rear main oil seal when car sold. I put up with it, mostly because I am pretty anal about maintenence. I was losing about 1/2 quart every 3,000 miles. 

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1999 Audi A4 / S4 / RS4 4-door

4-cylinder automatic 2WD

Audi in California, United States
Aug 2008 - Jun 2013
182000 mi US $905 Vehicle faulty codes indicate a malfunctioning throttle body and secondary air induction system. Self-replacing a burned-out headlight. 
188000   Burned-out headlight 
193000   Driver's side window regulator was said to be "binding internally", hindering window motion (though it could still be closed/opened). Regulator was replaced. Dealership service tech discovered torn outer CV boots, both side. Dealership service tech discovered leaky cam seals 
193000   Replacement of both torn CV boots. Replacement of engine seal causing oil leak. 
201000   Ventilation motors and A/C Heat control unit failure, requiring replacement. 

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1998.5 Audi A4 / S4 / RS4

Engine not specified

Audi in Washington, United States
Mar 2009 - Mar 2010
100000 mi US $185 Thermostat went out 
Audi in Georgia, United States
May 2009 - Jan 2012
240000 mi US $350 R&R alternator 
272000   oil cooler gasket failure 

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1998.5 Audi A4 / S4 / RS4 4-door

turbocharged 4-cylinder automatic AWD

Audi in Ohio, United States
Aug 2008 - Oct 2012
98000 mi US $900 Ignition control block was replaced. 
99000   Replaced master cylinder, front rotors and pads 
99000   Oil leak at the oil filter housing gasket - oil light came on - replaced gasket. 
99000   Rear spring broke, replaced both 
104500   MAF and oxygen sensor wheel bearing 

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1998.5 Audi A4 / S4 / RS4 4-door

6-cylinder manual AWD

Audi in Texas, United States
Aug 2008 - Mar 2010
98000 mi US $1100 Air flow meters problem. Radiator was leaking 

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