2007 Audi A8 / S8 Audi A8 / S8 2007

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2007 Audi A8 / S8 repairs by problem area

Engine (33%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (0%)

Brakes and Traction Control (0%)

Suspension and Steering (17%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (40%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (6%)

Other (4%)

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2007 Audi A8 / S8 repair cost distribution

$2500+ (4%)

$1000 - $2499 (18%)

$500 - $999 (12%)

$100 - $499 (33%)

< $100 (33%)

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Chart based on 49 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2007 Audi A8 / S8

Engine not specified

Audi A8 / S8 in New York, United States
Feb 2015 - Feb 2015
Feb 2015

111000 mi

US $2000
Many problems. 

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2007 Audi A8 / S8 4dr Sedan, ext.

350-horsepower 4.2L V8 6-speed shiftable automatic AWD

Audi A8 / S8 in Texas, United States
Jul 2013 - Dec 2016
Jul 2016

99200 mi
Car had begun doing strange things of an electrical nature. In retrospect, it was attempting to compensate for decline in battery strength. They diagnosed and replaced battery 
Audi A8 / S8 in Pennsylvania, United States
Apr 2013 - Sep 2014
May 2013

57000 mi

US $850
upper control arm bushings replaced 
Audi A8 / S8 in Georgia, United States
Sep 2013 - Jun 2014
Jun 2014

90000 mi
Hose on windshield wiper was loose. 
Audi A8 / S8 in Massachusetts, United States
Jun 2016 - Jun 2018
Jul 2016

104700 mi

US $2800
Fuel injector went on bank 2. Dealer told me that they would refurbished the other 3 o rings. Next week the other injector went had to replace rest of them. 
Nov 2016

109000 mi

US $750
Front right lowering suspension sensor snapped. Had to replace. 
Dec 2017

126000 mi

US $1200
Upper control arms and sway bars. 
Audi A8 / S8 in New York, United States
Jan 2014 - Jul 2016
Dec 2014

66000 mi

US $140
Car would stall. Fuel relay was bad. Replaced both relays Sunroof drain lines were clogged. Water was rushing into the headliner 
May 2015

71700 mi

US $20
Coolant was low even after refilling in the winter 
Oct 2015

76500 mi
leak has developed where oil filter inserts. requires removal of intake manifold and many parts...over 6 hours of labor. repair NOT attempted yet. bulb out rubber stopper fell out of sunroof 
Jul 2016

86000 mi
Oil filter housing leaking 
Audi A8 / S8 in Indiana, United States
Feb 2013 - Jun 2014
Jul 2013

95800 mi

US $1450
Battery failed, replaced Bushings worn out 
Audi A8 / S8 in Maryland, United States
Feb 2013 - Jul 2014
Mar 2013

116000 mi

US $900
Replace air suspension motor/compressor. 
Dec 2013

138000 mi

US $1250
Mechanic noticed a water leak during routine service. R&R water pump assembly. 
Audi A8 / S8 in Colorado, United States
Feb 2015 - Jun 2016
Dec 2015

100000 mi

US $424
replace battery 
Feb 2016

101000 mi

US $3462
Failure of high pressure fuel pump. Replaced fuel filters, all modules, in tank pumps, Mass Air Flow, breather valve 
Audi A8 / S8 in South Carolina, United States
Nov 2014 - Sep 2015
Dec 2014

47000 mi
Intake flap motor seals. They had to work on it twice. 
Jul 2015

51000 mi

US $1200
Suspension compressor went bad.  Headlight and tail light. 
Audi A8 / S8 in Ontario, Canada
Sep 2015 - Jan 2018
Dec 2015

121520 mi

C $75
Replaced sway bar 
May 2017

128960 mi

C $2000
New starter Oil level sensor replaced replaced o-rings in pneumatic suspension pump 
Nov 2017

135160 mi

C $360
new battery replaced 
Jan 2018

135160 mi

C $330
Failed thermostat under warranty and additional thermostat replaced since there was no cabin heat. 
Audi A8 / S8 in Florida, United States
Apr 2013 - Oct 2013
Oct 2013

108000 mi

US $550
Air suspension compressof replacement 

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2007 Audi A8 / S8 4dr Sedan

450-horsepower 5.2L V10 6-speed shiftable automatic AWD

Audi A8 / S8 in Illinois, United States
- Jul 2007
Jul 2007

300 mi
Power close on trunk intermttently not fully closing. 
Audi A8 / S8 in Alberta, Canada
Sep 2015 - Jan 2018
Dec 2016

58280 mi

C $550
MMI screen mechanism failed. 
Feb 2017

60140 mi

C $200
Bluetooth module stopped working 
Audi A8 / S8 in California, United States
Feb 2013 - Jul 2016
Jun 2013

55000 mi

US $100
had to fix small leak on water pump Passenger door handle locking button would work intermittently so it was replaced under extended warranty 
Oct 2013

60000 mi
Battery which was less than 10 months old needed replacement. Bad cells was diagnosis 
Mar 2014

65000 mi

US $195
Front airbags and bushings needed replacing. Shocks were fine Trunk shocks needed replacing 
Jun 2014

70000 mi
Thermostat went out. Car was overheating and AC stopped working Tech discovered a leaking fuel line. Replaced fuel line 
Aug 2014

71000 mi

US $100
Trunk Motor Front Right TPMS 
Mar 2015

79000 mi
Worn out Bushings, and chassis alignment to correct uneven tire wear 
Jul 2016

96000 mi
Water Pump failing 

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2007 Audi A8 / S8 4dr Sedan

350-horsepower 4.2L V8 6-speed shiftable automatic AWD

Audi A8 / S8 in California, United States
- Jun 2008
Feb 2008 Troubleshoot vehicle lockup 
May 2008 Troubleshoot electrical problem leading to vehicle lockup. 
Jun 2008 Fix vehicle lockup; tighten bolt 
Audi A8 / S8 in Florida, United States
Jun 2014 - Nov 2016
Jan 2015

31000 mi

US $192
Trunk motor replacement  Window regulator MMI panel replacement- bad FM/AM button 
May 2015

35400 mi

US $100
Long crank no start, replaced fuel pump,car stalled a day later, replaced starter relays, car stalled a third time replaced starter and relays again bc they burnt out. 
Feb 2016

41000 mi

US $100
Replaced B&O tweeter Trunk motor replaced Brake light fault code, inner rear LED tail light faulty. 
Jun 2016

43000 mi

US $100
Leaky oil cooler 
Oct 2016

47000 mi

US $100
Dealer stated MAF sensor was defective, causing the car to stall out and not restart Dealer stated MAF sensor was defective, causing the car to stall out and not restart. 
Audi A8 / S8 in Pennsylvania, United States
Feb 2013 - Jun 2017
Mar 2014

68000 mi

US $150
The electric trunk opening motor would not function correctly. I bought a used '08 trunk motor that is an upgrade from the previous models. Installed it myself. 
Nov 2014

74000 mi
Thermostat replaced. It was failing - took about 3 miles of driving to get to operating temp on a 30 degree day. Also changed all fluids, belts. 
Audi A8 / S8 in Minnesota, United States
Feb 2013 - Jan 2018
Feb 2014

111000 mi

US $1800
8 Fuel injectors replaced. Hose from manifold cracked during repair and part took 3 days to arrive due to snow storm. 
Jun 2017

152000 mi

US $30
Brake light switch replaced to cure ABS/traction control malfunction and brake lights turning on by themselves during extremely cold weather 
Audi A8 / S8 in North Carolina, United States
Apr 2013 - Jan 2015
Jan 2015

133000 mi
Car flooded due to clogged sunroof drains. The repair estimate from Audi was over $18,000, so my insurance opted to total it. The new owner told me they repaired it for $2000. Can you believe that?!? He bought the car for $9000. Lucky devil. There was a slight coolant leak that I had never repaired. 
Audi A8 / S8 in Maryland, United States
Jun 2014 - Sep 2015
Jul 2014

56200 mi

US $1200
MMI had broken gear, would not come up all the way or close all the way. Made a clicking sound. 
Sep 2015

63000 mi

US $11
During thunderstorm, returned to car with water coming inside of cabin. water on both front seats, dash, middle console coming from roof area. Seems the sunroof drains were clogged. Bought .170 inch weed wacker line to clean out drain. 
Audi A8 / S8 in Delaware, United States
Apr 2014 - May 2015
Oct 2014

70500 mi

US $1600
TPMS monitor for 2 tires needed to replaced 
Audi A8 / S8 in California, United States
Sep 2014 - Apr 2015
Nov 2014

80700 mi
Check engine light came on shortly after purchase. Cleaned fuel injectors and replaced air filter.  
Jan 2015

82700 mi

US $500
Slight noises in front end upon. Control arm tensioners replaced. Engine warning light came on again. This trip a loose manifold bolt was discovered and fixed. 
Apr 2015

86000 mi

US $350
Engine warning light came on again. Dealer service department discovered a leaking head gasket. Oil had leaked upon spark plugs. All spark plugs replaced. 

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