1997 Audi A8 Quattro Transmission Service

Why is Your 1997 A8 Quattro’s Transmission So Important?

The transmission delivers power from the motor to your wheels so that you can drive at your desired speed. Because your transmission is responsible for converting the right amount of power into the right amount of speed, even the smallest transmission problems should be addressed right away. Such problems aren’t hard to spot. 1997 Audi A8 Quattro transmission problems could include shifting delays, grinding when accelerating, the car shaking at any speed, or a burning smell or whistling sounds coming from under the hood. Let Audi A8 Quattro transmission problems linger and you could see your fuel economy decrease or discover that your A8 Quattro’s not even driveable.

Audi Transmission Recommendations for 1997 A8 Quattros

According to Audi, your A8 Quattro’s transmission should be checked regularly for wear and tear. Specifically, Audi recommends exchanging transmission and differential fluids in 1997 Audi A8 Quattros at certain intervals with Audi-approved transmission fluid. Our technicians know how to service your 1997 A8 Quattro up to Audi-recommended standards. If you think there’s something wrong with your A8 Quattro’s transmission, schedule an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care to help diagnose, treat, and prevent major transmission issues.

How Much Do Audi A8 Quattro Transmission Repairs Cost

We do our best to keep Audi A8 Quattro transmission repairs and services affordable. Visit your local Firestone Complete Auto Care and we’ll give your car a free Courtesy Check. We'll inspect your A8 Quattro's major operating systems so you can have the information you need to make the best decision for your car. Whether your car needs a transmission fluid exchange or repair, you can rely on our Triple Promise to deliver a car that’s Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

1997 Audi A8 Quattro Questions & Answers

  • What happens when you "ride" your Audi's brakes? Riding the brakes or keeping your foot on the brake pedal (even lightly) can lead to transmission issues. Pay attention to how often you apply your brake and use engine braking when possible.
  • How much can my Audi tow?   Think twice before volunteering to tow a moving trailer, no matter how small it is. Defying your A8 Quattro towing capacity can spell trouble for the transmission system. Always consult your owner's manual before towing or hauling something.
  • When should I have my A8 Quattro's transmission fluid checked or exchanged? Caring for your Audi A8 Quattro’s transmission fluid is a great way to help it perform. Some technicians would say that between 30,000 and 60,000 miles is a good timeframe for having your Audi's transmission fluid checked and replaced, but that timeline can vary depending on how your vehicle is used and your manufacturer’s recommendations. Luckily, leaks and low fluid levels are easy to spot and inexpensive to fix.

Show Your Audi A8 Quattro’s Transmission Some TLC

Automatic or manual transmission, Firestone Complete Auto Care can help. Schedule a transmission service or repair today.