Audi A4 B8 – 5 Year List Of Repairs & Maintenance

2.0TDI 170BHP CAHA over complicated and expensive to repair? 

Hi, I am Bogdan and I invite you to take a look at what repairs and maintenance has been done during my 5 Year ownership of the Audi A4 B8.

Where do we start?

    • It is 2014, and after many days of searching for The One, I find a late 2009 Audi A4 B8 2.0TDI
    • Mileage: 68.000mi (125.000km)
    • Age at the time of purchase: 5 Years
    • Nice spec and good service history

Where do we stop?

    • It is 2019
    • Mileage (approx): 130.000mi (208.000km)
    • Age at the time of selling: 10Years
    • Approx 60+000 miles 

What maintenance?

    • Oil + filter changes every 6.500mi (10.000Km)
    • Fuel Filter evert 20.000mi (30.000ish Km)
    • V-belt Kit at 70.000mi
    • Brake Disks + Brake Pads
    • Preventative EGR + Throttle Body clean
    • Preventative Swirl Flap Actuator clean
    • 110.000mi Timing Belt Kit + water pump and coolant

What repairs?

    • New Xenon HID bulbs (D3S) 
    • New Inner Taillights due to dead LEDs
    • Engine mounts
    • After an engine remap: Clutch+Flywheel
    • Left gearbox bearing having excessive play
    • Due to incompetent mechanic both Front Wheel Bearings
    • P2015 DTC solved by special installing metal bracket
    • 110.000mi Timing Belt Kit + water pump and coolant
    • Fuel Flap lock replaced
    • Mirror Vibration solved with some adhesive tape
    • Driver door lock replaced
    • Coolant expansion tank replaced

What did I like about the car?

  • build quality
  • interior fit and finish

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