1986 Audi 5000 Quattro Maintenance Schedule

1986 Audi 5000 Quattro Maintenance Schedule

What is the maintenance schedule for the 1986 Audi 5000 Quattro?

What to Know About 1986 Audi 5000 Quattro Scheduled Maintenance

When it comes to your Audi 5000 Quattro, how you treat your car makes all the difference in its performance. With the right maintenance at the right time, your 5000 Quattro could be on the road well past the 200,000 mile mark. So, you want to care for your car, but you’re not sure when to get certain services. Instead of waiting for an issue to arise with your 5000 Quattro, you can stay ahead of problems before they even begin. Rely on the recommended maintenance schedule that’s been created just for your 1986 Audi 5000 Quattro!

This recommended maintenance schedule is written by the auto manufacturer, Audi themselves. Driving conditions, climate variations, and other variables can affect which scheduled maintenance services you’ll need; in most cases, though, recommended maintenance will consist of services like fluid exchanges, filter changes, new brake pads, oil changes, and tire rotations. Staying on track with routine service appointments can help your 5000 Quattro perform better, keep you safer on the road, and help you avoid expensive repairs caused by 1986 Audi 5000 Quattro problems later.

Overview of Essential Audi 5000 Quattro Maintenance Needs

Bring your 1986 Audi 5000 Quattro to Firestone Complete Auto Care for factory-recommended maintenance services and an expert technician will begin by performing a Courtesy Check. A Courtesy Check helps "set the stage" for your service and catch any small problems before they turn into big repairs. Every Courtesy Check will include a visual inspection of your 5000 Quattro. We’ll check your head and tail lights, fluid levels, filters, tires (and their alignment!), and windshield wiper blades. We’ll also perform a free battery check to determine your battery’s charge level.

Could your 1986 Audi 5000 Quattro be ready for a new battery? Batteries generally need to be replaced every three to five years. There’s a chance you’ll need a replacement sooner, but it depends on the climate in your area as well as your driving habits. Extremely hot or cold temperatures can take a toll on your Audi 5000 Quattro battery, and so can frequent short drives. While you could wait until your battery fails and you hear the dreaded "click," you're better off replacing it before then! Otherwise, you may find yourself (and your trusty 5000 Quattro) stuck in the middle of nowhere. Your Audi 5000 Quattro won't be going anywhere without a strong battery.

Staying on schedule for battery replacements and motor oil changes can help your 1986 Audi 5000 Quattro's engine run smoother. Reference the chart toward the top of the page if you're not sure about the optimal oil change intervals for your 1986 5000 Quattro. Don’t forget, though, that weather conditions in your area or your personal driving habits can affect this interval. Talk to a Firestone Complete Auto Care technician to know when to change your oil. We can also answer any questions you have about what type of oil to use for your 1986 Audi 5000 Quattro.

Routine upkeep for your Audi 5000 Quattro suspension and steering system can help you keep control of your vehicle at all times (plus, it can make for a smoother ride!). When it comes to steering and suspension, you want to catch small problems before they turn into big (and expensive) ones. Bring your car to Firestone Complete Auto Care, where our technicians can check your car’s steering components and, if necessary, provide Audi 5000 Quattro steering and suspension services including wheel alignment, strut replacement, power steering fluid changes, ball joint lubrication, and wheel bearing replacement. Prevent damage or premature wear and tear on your Audi 5000 Quattro's steering system with regular maintenance.

If you fall behind on routine Audi 5000 Quattro maintenance (or worse, don’t do it at all!), you could be feeling the heat on the road – literally! A malfunctioning A/C system or overheating engine can wreak havoc on your car. Our technicians have you covered there, too, with the tools and expertise to care for your entire Audi 5000 Quattro cooling, heating, and climate control system. Need a new Audi 5000 Quattro radiator? We got it. A/C smelling musty? We’re on it. Firestone Complete Auto Care is your spot for 1986 Audi 5000 Quattro maintenance.

We can help you keep your vehicle (and your life!) running smoothly. Many of our locations have weekend and evening hours for your convenience.

Questions About 1986 Audi 5000 Quattro Maintenance

Take an active role in maintaining your 1986 Audi 5000 Quattro. Get answers to common Audi 5000 Quattro maintenance questions and learn more about caring for your vehicle.

  • What should I do after hitting a pothole in my Audi 5000 Quattro? Check your car for pothole damage! If you’ve recently hit a pothole (or even if you don’t remember hitting one… they can be sneaky!) check your tire treads, tire sidewalls, and wheels for damage. Potholes can also knock your car out of alignment, so have your alignment checked if you suspect you’ve driven over a rough patch of road lately.
  • When should I switch my Audi 5000 Quattro to high mileage oil? Do you have more than 75,000 miles on your Audi 5000 Quattro? If so, request to switch to high mileage oil at your next oil change. This type of oil is specially formulated to keep aging engine parts in the best possible condition.
  • Can Audi dashboard warning lights wait? It's better to get them addressed as soon as possible. An illuminated dashboard light means something in your vehicle isn't functioning like it should. Letting problems linger can mean bad news for your Audi 5000 Quattro, so be sure to take your car in for service as soon as you notice an illuminated dashboard light

Maintain Your Audi 5000 Quattro

Your Audi 5000 Quattro isn’t just a car. It’s a part of your lifestyle. Keep it running newer, longer and schedule your routine maintenance appointment today.