Question about 1992 Audi 80

2 Answers

AUDI A6 1999 USING OIL, NO OBVIOUS SIGNS

Hi, I drive an 1999 Audi a6 2.8 have owned it for 3 weeks, drives well. Oillight came on last week, very surprised. Filled it on Friday is now Thursday of following week, oil level under half way, no obvious signs of leaks no smoke billowing out, occasional clouds of white/grey smoke when idling. Very depressed, have bought a lemon $12k. Any ideas ?

Posted by on

  • crusin usa May 28, 2009

    Thanks, any chance of this being a minor problem? Wishful thinking I know. Or show I take it to my local Texas salvage yard to be crushed (joking sort of).

    Thanks again.

  • crusin usa Jun 01, 2009

    Many thanks for your advice.

×

2 Answers

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    Superstar:

    An expert that got 20 achievements.

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

  • Audi Master
  • 1,869 Answers

Your engine needs to be compression tested

Posted on May 28, 2009

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Governor:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 20 times.

    Hot-Shot:

    An expert who has answered 20 questions.

  • Expert
  • 57 Answers

I'm sorry to hear of your problem. Hopefully you'll find an only an easily fixable leak.

When you drive it get it up to 35mph and let off the gas for 20 to 30 feet or so, then punch it. If you see a large puff of white smoke it could mean valve guides. Also check your PCV valve. It could also be leaking when you drive so you wouldn't see it leak and could be a front engine seal or rear engine seal or both. If you don't have clouds when you're driving your rings may be OK but may need to do a compression check to comfirm. Hope for a bad valve cover leak. Good luck!

Posted on May 28, 2009

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Why is my Audi4 2.0 T using a quart of oil a week?


I had the same problem, I researched the heck outta it and this is what I came across. The crank case control valve is bad, the newer models of our car has a lawsuit that was settled, but Audi won't recognize the older models having the same issue. So I complained to the dealer, what they fixed was the vacuum pump which was covered under my warranty. It's too early to tell if it fixed the issue it's only been 1 week. I hope this helps.

Jun 09, 2014 | 2007 Audi A4 Convertible

1 Answer

I've changed my engine mounts 3 times on my 2004 A4 cabreolet and they fail within miles(start to vibrate & then within a week, severe knocking) the 2nd time, also changed the ****** mount, 3r


Engine mounts do not go bad in five miles. Sounds like you're treating a symptom and not the cause of a more serious issue. Are you sure all cylinders are firing correctly? That the severe knocking is not coming from your engine internals? Have you checked the steel around the engine mounting points for cracks or other damage? And just in case, if the mounts you are using are poly, are you lubing them before installation?

Aug 31, 2012 | 2005 Audi A4

1 Answer

Oil level and oil temperature are normal. Oil


Same here....I soon had the same problem after changing the oil..Found out after many tests and research that auto parts stores cross reference a lot of audi oil filters to the vw counterparts..Which do fit audi,but are shorter and lack the oil capacity to feed the engine.Then the pressure light pops on!!!! make sure the larger/longer oe type is installed.If your not sure buy it from audi its not much more than the napa brand.

Jul 18, 2011 | 2001 Audi A6

1 Answer

Coil light came on whilst driving last week and now its come on again and has broken down


Audi had alot of issues with coils over the past 10 years. Especially with the 1.8t. If you have never had your coils updated I would look into that. Most cars that have original coils from factory need updated ones installed.

Dec 16, 2010 | 2003 Audi A4 Cabriolet

1 Answer

My 99, a3 seems to be burning oil at the rate of a litre every 2 months and theres a bit of white smoke coming from the exhaust


2 things here, using oil & white smoke,
1. i would use a product made by seaform called motor tune-up, you can get at napa,autozone or kragen, pour contents in oil and drive normal, this product is real good been using over ten years it will clean all the carbon around the rings & pistons and also clean lifters,sludge in motor, run in for about 3 weeks then change oil stuff costs about $ 9.00
2. White smoke out exhaust is either automatic transmission fluid from transmission or slight head gasket problem

Feb 06, 2010 | Audi A3 Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

2000 Audi A4 quattro with abrupt gear shifting & low oil pressure


I hope that you had the proper weight oil installed, at your oil change. If your oil is up to the proper level, and it's rattling ,this is VERY bad. White smoke usually means steam in the exhaust, and that means a blown head gasket. Check your coolant level. I wouldn't drive it anymore......until someone knowledgeable can diagnose it!!!!!

May 30, 2009 | 2000 Audi A4

1 Answer

OIL SENSOR LIGHT ON 2001 Audi 2.8liter


It could simply be maybe the person changing your oil never reset the light? or you have a oil pressure sensor leaking or not working.
most of the time its someone never reset the oil change light. even before it goes on it goes by mileage, so maybe it didnt go off yet cause you cnahged it a tad early.so noone even tried to reset it.

I guess you could have an oil pressure problem, but thats going the extreme route.. but if nothing else shows that could be a problem.

Apr 29, 2009 | 2001 Audi A4

2 Answers

Damaged underside of car


if it is under warranty the dealer should have no choice, but you can check this out just in case.
http://www.lemonlawamerica.com/

Jan 02, 2009 | 2007 Audi A6 Avant Wagon

Not finding what you are looking for?
1992 Audi 80 Logo

Related Topics:

222 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Audi Experts

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

22095 Answers

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

75051 Answers

Thomas Perkins
Thomas Perkins

Level 3 Expert

14200 Answers

Are you an Audi Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...