2001 Audi A8 Quattro Transmission Service & Repairs

What Does Your Audi A8 Quattro Transmission Do?

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. It's a type of car problem that’s not hard to notice. 2001 Audi A8 Quattro transmission problems could include shifting delays, grinding or jumping during acceleration, the car shaking at any speed, or a burning smell or whistling sounds coming from under the hood. If you don’t pay attention to Audi A8 Quattro transmission trouble you might notice your fuel economy decrease or find that you can't drive your A8 Quattro at all.

Audi Transmission Recommendations for 2001 A8 Quattros

Your A8 Quattro’s transmission should be inspected routinely, according to Audi. First off, Audi recommends exchanging transmission and differential fluids in 2001 Audi A8 Quattros at certain intervals with Audi-approved transmission fluid. Our technicians know how to service your 2001 A8 Quattro up to Audi-recommended standards. Schedule an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care at the first sign of transmission problems to help diagnose, treat, and prevent major transmission issues.

How Much Do Audi A8 Quattro Transmission Repairs Cost

We work hard to offer affordable Audi A8 Quattro transmission repairs and services. Stop by your nearest Firestone Complete Auto Care and we'll start your visit with a free Courtesy Check. We’ll check out your A8 Quattro’s major systems and components to help inform your car service decisions. Whether your vehicle needs a transmission fluid exchange or preventative maintenance, you can rely on our Triple Promise to deliver a car that’s Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

2001 Audi A8 Quattro Transmission Q&A

  • 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.
  • What can I tow in a Audi? Think twice before offering to tow something for a friend, no matter how light the load might seem. The added weight can cause issues with your transmission if your vehicle isn't equipped to handle the load. Check your owner's manual to ensure you have the proper towing setup and aren't going over your towing capacity.
  • Does my A8 Quattro's transmission fluid need to be inspected? Maintaining your Audi A8 Quattro transmission fluid is one of the best ways to maintain your transmission's health. About every 30,000 to 60,000 miles is a good timeframe for having your transmission fluid inspected and perhaps changed. Service intervals can vary depending on how you use your Audi, so check with your technician first. The good news is that transmission fluid leaks are affordable to repair and easy to spot.

Take Time for Your Audi A8 Quattro Transmission

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