Apparently it would have cost £10 a day insurance for the courtesy vehicle. September 28, 2014 — It's normal for a car to use oil, but owners of the Audi A4, A5 and Q5 say their oil consumption has been far from normal. Happy trails I bought a 2009 Audi A4 2. ? For this they will drain your car of oil, then fill it up with a carefully measured volume so they know exactly how much is in the engine. They couldnt do it on the spot but he organised a car for us to drive away with until they could get the part and fix it. This article will entail different aspects of the oil consumption and what might be done to fix the issue. Car is 4 years old but only covered 18k.
I see that depending on your location temperatures range from - 3C to + 30C. There may also be burnt oil residue on the exhaust tips. After 10k miles the rings and pistons have worn themselves in well enough. The remainder amount is due by me, as god forbid Audi accepting full liability!!! These new pistons have a 2. Around 1 litre of oil per petrol tank fill up in the worst cases. It is essential that you not top up the oil during the consumption test, as it will invalidate the result.
Mine is a 2009, developed a thirst for oil at exactly 60k miles. No courtesy vehicles were available and still aren't! Plaintiffs across the United States brought a against Toyota Motor Corporation over vehicles with defective engines that burn excessive amounts of oil. For example, drivers who tend to have a heavy foot often report needing to top off the oil between scheduled intervals. This left many owners facing having to live with the problem due to the huge expense of rectifying it. Is it time for a change to electric? To be honest, half-a-litre of oil consumption per 1000 kms is still outrageous consumption.
This is written in the manual if you look in the section on oil. I have got my oil consumption stage 1 test done with audi. Lastly don't be afraid to get your hands dirty. Changing the oil of a newer A4 is much easier than the B7,. I got mine a 2010 avant from a non franchised dealer with 90k on the clock. There's plenty of us who have had and are going through this repair. I'm picking up my car in a few days after its engine rebuild.
Audis love oil changes, and new oil. The base problem seems to relate to the piston rings, which allow small amounts of oil to leak round the pistons into the cylinders, where it burns and therefore leads to high oil consumption. They will get the car in, take engine out strip it all down and replace the pistons, piston rings and con rods. Stage 1 This involves replacing the crank case and updating the engine management software to the latest release. Rui has shown that the car does the same or slightly better than Audi suggests. Lastly, stay away from magic additives.
My 2007 Volvo uses about a liter in 6000 Km. While the problem is more prevalent among Audi owners with a 2. I noticed both of these issues within 100miles my A5 started using a bit of oil, this worried me to a point that i did a quick search engine lookup and i came across the official page for this: It seems that in 2015 Audi officially recognised this as an issue and started fixing on the quiet. Why should this thread exist from what I thought was the best German manufacturer of quality cars! This article applies to the Audi A4 B7 2. Oil consumption issues are a.
You are required to before you can post. An engine remap or similar after market modification will likely cause Audi to refuse all contribution and it will be difficult to argue against this. That is an altogether different matter. A car doesn't accelerate at high rpm. If you wish to re-open this question you may receive further advice.
Is it likely consumption could become worse with mileage? Changes were made to the production tolerances of the pistons and rings in this engine from mid-2011 onwards, and customers with 2. Normally it's around £5-6k for the rebuild, however you may need full service history. Power and torque are unchanged, as are the dynamic power delivery. And will not be going away! Audi are slowly admitting by ways of their 'Goodwill' contribution and paying the lot. District Court of the Central District of California - Ali Asghari, et al. Note that the Audi specification for the 2. The B8 Audi A4 is a beautifully engineered compact executive vehicle.
The piston assembly has been changed to minimize oil consumption. Thought I would have a look on the B8 forum and this has put me well off! Audi saying the oil consumption issue which is a problem with this engine only accounts for Â£7,440 of the Â£9,300 engine replacement cost. The max to min amount is 1 litre and as I found seemed to be very accurate. Stage 1 — Oil Consumption test Firstly you need to get the official usage figure recorded by Audi, for this i used my local dealer. Ours is just about to go on for the stage 2 check.
Run the recommended weight oil non-synthetic for the first 10,000 miles, usually the thin 5w-30. But our survey data concerning 10 model years shows that if a car burns oil early in its life, it will burn even more as it ages. In comparison with the third-generation 3. If that is so, you may want to consult an attorney regarding lemon-law statutes. What are the criteria for getting the fix for free? The agreement will not apply if a customer has already been reimbursed by the automaker or any third party. It is burning oil as there is residue in the tail pipes and I have had to replace the oil. Have no idea why it burns oil but it does.