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2006 Audi A4 / S4 / RS4 Repair Histories

252 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2006 Audi A4 / S4 / RS4. 183 of these members (72.6%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 642 repairs to 2006 Audi A4 / S4 / RS4s--an average of 2.5 per vehicle--have been reported.

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Chart based on 642 repairs.

2006 Audi A4 / S4 / RS4 repair cost distribution

Chart based on 209 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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2006 Audi A4 4dr Wagon

turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4 6-speed manual AWD

Audi A4 in New York, United States
Sep 2007 - Dec 2013
18000 mi   Check engine light came on, flashing and vehicle running rough. Restarted vehicle, running ok, check engine light on solid. Called dealer and brought it right in. Found loose connection to one of the ignition coils. Problem has not returned. 
33000   Check engine light came on, vehicle ran fine. Made an appointment for next day. Problem found to be electric motor that runs the flapper for variable intake runner. Dealer had part in stock, was replaced on the spot. 
61000 US $80 High Pressure Fuel Pump Cam follower replaced. Original one was in bad shape. 
71000   Loss of power at high load. Replaced fuel pressure sensor on high pressure fuel pump. There was a TSB for this part. This lead me to the problem. 
79000   Issues related to high pressure fuel system where fixed. High pressure fuel pump, intake camshaft and fuel pressure sensor were replace. Also replaced intake actuator and PCV valve. 

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2006 Audi A4 4dr Sedan

turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4 6-speed shiftable automatic AWD

Audi A4 in Ontario, Canada
Dec 2006 - Mar 2010
3720 mi   Interior rattle - fixed under warranty. 
14880   Cracked leather surface on driver's seat left side bolster. 
22320   Return trip to have replacement seat cover installed. 
29140   Pressure regulator valve malfunction resulted in check engine light. Part replaced and problem solved on same day in less than an hour. 
Audi A4 in Ontario, Canada
Dec 2006 - Jun 2014
18848 mi   Accelerating on highway, power would cut for a couple of seconds and then resume. Check engine light appeared. Dealer is replacing camshaft and associated parts. 
18910   Fixed Issue from december. Received another check engine light, result was a misfire they replaced one of the coils. 
55800   Check engine light, boost control valve for turbo replaced 
81840   Car loses power when accelerating above a speed of 70km/h. Brought to dealer, was the same issue with the camshaft follower being worn and a new camshaft parts. All under an extended warranty by audi to all cars up to 160000km/10 years. 
83700 C $200 HID headlight flickering in and out. New ballast ordered and replaced inside the headlight. 

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2006 Audi A4 4dr Sedan

turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4 6-speed manual AWD

Audi A4 in Oregon, United States
Dec 2006 - Feb 2011
25000 mi US $205 software update, no problems noticed with vehicle. 
34000   Power loss during hard acceleration. Unspecified software update. 
43000   Flickering headlights, described under TSB 
74000   Engine temperature was not stable. Thermostat was purchased to repair problem but I was unable to perform the repair. 

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2006 Audi A4 2dr Convertible

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

Audi A4 in Massachusetts, United States
Dec 2006 - Jun 2011
15000 mi   replaced cracked headlight washer fluid line 
25000 US $1000 I believe it is insane that all four brakes and rotors should go at 25,000 miles. Discovered at 25,000 PM. Repair performed at local service station, est cost at dealer almost 1100 
32300   Power steering hose clamp came loose and lost all power steering fluid 

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2005.5 Audi A4 4dr Sedan

turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4 6-speed manual AWD

Audi A4 in Connecticut, United States
Oct 2007 - Apr 2008
31000 mi   Engine ran rough at start up - like only two or three cylinders firing. Three restarts had same problem. After waiting a few minutes another restart had a smooth engine but the light was on. Apparently there was a TSB on this faulty "ventilation valve". 
Audi A4 in Pennsylvania, United States
Jan 2007 - Jun 2014
27000 mi    
86300 US $300 Replaced purge valve 
91000   Charcoal Canister replaced 
105500   Exhaust system hanger replaced 
Audi A4 in Wisconsin, United States
Dec 2006 - Jun 2011
69000 mi US $600 Bottom Windshield Wiper resevoir cracked. All fluid leaks out now! 
87000   Fuel valve eaten by engine; required new top end, fuel pump, filter. 

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2005.5 Audi A4 4dr Sedan

255-horsepower 3.1L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic AWD

Audi A4 in New Jersey, United States
Nov 2007 - Apr 2013
25000 mi   2 faulty ignition coils were causing cylinder misfires which lead to the engine being rough at idle. The ignition coils were replaced under the manufacturer's warranty. 
34000   Trunk latch was defective and would not stay closed. Replaced under warranty. 
37000   Driver side window regulator replaced under factory warranty Outstanding work: Torn vinyl side bolster Torn vinyl side bolster - quoted $200 to replace. Complained to Audi of America about not being covered under warranty. No solution provided. 
44500   replaced warn front brake pads 
56000   Rip in driver side bolster re-opened after being repaired twice. Dealer paid for it and considered it "goodwill". Tried to blame the problem on me (not manufacturing defect) and said this is the last time it will be paid for. 
62000 US $650 Oil leaking from manifold. Extensive labor charges incurred to repair a $15 gasket that prematurely failed. 
69700   Engine is slow to turn over. Replaced fuel sensor and fuel filter. Declined throttle body and injection cleaning service. Problem still exists 
73000   Rear Cam oil leak Valve cover oil leak Rear Differential leak 
73000   Rear cam oil leak not repaired. 

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2005.5 Audi A4 / S4 / RS4

Engine not specified

Audi A4 in California, United States
Dec 2006 - Mar 2010
23000 mi   Door rattle from faulty latch. replaced Dome light out. Replaced. 

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