1998 Audi A8 Quattro Transmission Service & Repairs

Why is Your 1998 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 of the transmission’s responsibility to translate the right dose of power into the right amount of speed, a tiny transmission issue can take a major toll on your car’s performance. Such problems aren’t hard to spot. 1998 Audi A8 Quattro transmission problems can show up as shifting delays, grinding when accelerating, the car shaking at any speed, or whistling noises and a burning smell coming from under the hood. If you ignore Audi A8 Quattro transmission issues your could suffer a loss in fuel efficiency or find that you can't drive your A8 Quattro at all.

Audi Transmission Recommendations for 1998 A8 Quattros

According to Audi, your A8 Quattro’s transmission should be checked regularly for wear and tear. First off, your A8 Quattro differential and transmission fluids should be exchanged at regular intervals with Audi-approved products. Our technicians are trained to service 1998  Audi A8 Quattro transmission systems according to vehicle manufacturer recommendations. 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.

Audi A8 Quattro Transmission Service Pricing

We work to keep the average cost for Audi A8 Quattro transmission fluid changes and repairs affordable. Stop by your nearest Firestone Complete Auto Care and we'll start your visit with 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 routine maintenance, you can rely on our Triple Promise to deliver a car that’s Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

1998 Audi A8 Quattro Questions & Answers

  • What happens when you "ride" your Audi's brakes? Keeping your foot on the brake pedal or lightly but consistently pushing it down can lead to transmission problems. Remember that when you’re driving down winding roads, and opt for engine braking when possible.
  • What can I tow in a Audi? Think twice before offering to tow something for a friend, no matter how small it is. The added weight can cause issues with your transmission if your vehicle isn't equipped to handle the load. Double check your owner's manual to ensure your A8 Quattro is equipped with a towing setup and can handle whatever you're thinking about towing.
  • Does my A8 Quattro's transmission fluid need to be inspected? 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. The good news is that transmission fluid leaks are affordable to repair and easy to spot.

Show Your Audi A8 Quattro’s Transmission Some TLC

Don’t wait for minor transmission issues to snowball. Firestone Complete Auto Care will take care of your 1998 A8 Quattro, whether it's a manual or automatic. Schedule an appointment today.