1998 Audi A4 Scheduled Maintenance

Maintenance for Your 1998 Audi A4

What is the maintenance schedule for the 1998 Audi A4?

1998 Audi A4 Maintenance Schedule

What is the manufacturer recommended maintenance schedule for a 1998 Audi A4? Find maintenance info for your vehicle.

Here’s Why 1998 Audi A4 Scheduled Maintenance Matters

When it comes to your Audi A4, how you treat your car makes all the difference in its performance. With proactive maintenance, your A4 could be on the road well past the 200,000 mile mark. Not an expert in what services your car needs and when? No problem. It can be overwhelming, but fortunately, there’s a resource that takes the guesswork out of routine A4 maintenance. Just follow your 1998 Audi A4 maintenance schedule!

The recommended maintenance schedule is put together by Audi, your vehicle manufacturer. Driving conditions, climate variations, and other variables can affect which scheduled maintenance services you’ll need; however, there’s a good chance that your vehicle’s recommended maintenance services will include oil changes, tire rotations, brake pad replacement, filter changes, and fluid checks and exchanges. Staying on track with routine service appointments can help your A4 perform better, keep you safer on the road, and prevent common 1998 Audi A4 problems.

Overview of Essential Audi A4 Maintenance Needs

Bring your 1998 Audi A4 to Firestone Complete Auto Care for factory-recommended maintenance services and our technicians will jump right in with a Courtesy Check. The Courtesy Check helps us see what we’re working with under the hood, and allows us to alert you to any potential problems before they worsen. During a Courtesy Check, we’ll always check your battery, then we’ll move on to inspect your A4’s head and tail lights, tires, fluid levels, alignment, and windshield wipers.

Maybe it's time to find a new auto battery for your 1998 Audi A4. Batteries generally need to be replaced every three to five years. Yours may need to be replaced sooner depending on your driving habits and climate. Short trips and extreme temperatures can shorten the overall life expectancy of your Audi A4 battery. While you could wait until your battery fails and you hear the dreaded "click," you're better off replacing it before then! Otherwise, your battery could die unexpectedly, leaving you and your A4 stranded. Your Audi A4 won't be going anywhere without a strong battery.

Ensuring you always have a well-charged battery can help your car’s overall performance, and regularly scheduled oil changes can prevent premature wear on your 1998 Audi A4 engine. To learn how often Audi recommends you have the oil changed in your 1998 A4, check out the information table at the beginning of this page. Remember, things like average outside temperature or frequency of trips could increase or decrease this interval for your specific vehicle. Come in and speak with a Firestone Complete Auto Care technician to find out how often to change your oil. Not sure what type of oil to use for your 1998 Audi A4? We can help with that, too!

Periodic service to the steering system in your Audi A4 can improve ride comfort and help you maintain control of your vehicle. When it comes to steering and suspension, you want to catch small problems before they turn into big (and expensive) ones. Trust our technicians to inspect system components and if needed, perform Audi A4 suspension and steering services. These might include wheel alignment, power steering fluid flushes and replenishments, ball joint lubrication, wheel bearing replacement, and strut replacement. Components within your Audi A4's steering system require regular maintenance.

If you skip recommended Audi A4 services, you could be feeling the heat on the road – literally! A malfunctioning A/C system or overheating engine can wreak havoc on your car. We can help you with all those issues. Our technicians have the knowledge and tools to repair and maintain the heating and cooling systems for your Audi A4’s engine, and we can service your A/C system, too. Is it time to replace the radiator in your Audi A4? We can take care of that. Got a funny smell coming from your A/C? We’re here to fix that, too. Firestone Complete Auto Care is your one-stop shop for 1998 Audi A4 maintenance and repairs.

Don’t wait until something goes wrong with your car. Visit your nearest location for proactive maintenance today.

1998 Audi A4 Maintenance Questions

Take an active role in maintaining your 1998 Audi A4. Get answers to common Audi A4 maintenance questions and learn more about caring for your vehicle.

  • What do I do if I hit a pothole in my Audi A4? You know your Audi A4 better than anyone else, so you’ll know if something doesn’t feel right while driving. Have your alignment checked (and adjusted if necessary) as soon as you notice a pulling steering wheel to prevent suspension damage or uneven tire wear.
  • When does my Audi A4 need high mileage oil? Do you have more than 75,000 miles on your Audi A4? 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.
  •  Why are my Audi dashboard lights on? 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 A4, so be sure to take your car in for service as soon as you notice an illuminated dashboard light

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