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2.7

hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
53,409 miles

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2004 Audi A4 fuel system problems

fuel system problem

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2004 Audi A4 Owner Comments

problem #12

Nov 262010

A4

  • 62,000 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

The contact owns a 2004 Audi A4. While driving approximately 65 mph, the contact attempted to accelerate further but the vehicle would not respond. The vehicle was towed to an authorized dealer where the contact was informed that the fuel pump would need to be replaced. The vehicle was not repaired. The VIN was not available. The failure and current mileage was 62,000.

- Redondo Beach, CA, USA

problem #11

Apr 162010

A4

  • 61,000 miles
-the contact owns a 2004 Audi A4 cabriolet. While the contact was driving approximately 40 mph the vehicle began to jerk and stalled in the middle of the road. The vehicle was towed to the dealer where the technician replaced the fuel pump at the owner expense. The failure and current mileages were 61,000.

- Centiannial, CO, USA

problem #10

Aug 212009

A4

  • 34,500 miles
The contact owns a 2004 Audi A4. While driving 25 mph the vehicle stalled and shut down. The dealer replaced the engine coils; however, the vehicle shut down again while driving. The dealer stated that the fuel pump caused the failure when it recurred. The contact is concerned about the safety risk since the vehicle could shut off and cause a crash to occur. The current mileage was 35,000 and the failure mileage was 34,500.

- Los Angeles, CA, USA

problem #9

Jan 072009

A4

  • 61,000 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

The car was maintained well, as per manufacturers specs. Both the fuel pump and power steering pump failed at 4 yrs/approx 60,000 miles which is unacceptable by today's quality standards dealer investigated an existing fuel pump recall on the model but my VIN was "out of range". I believe the recall (06V017) incorrectly excluded some candidate vins.

- Little Silver, NJ, USA

problem #8

Dec 282008

A4

  • 46,700 miles
2004 Audi A4 1.8L fuel pump.

- Nyack, NY, USA

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problem #7

Apr 172008

A4 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 39,691 miles
I own a 2004 Audi A4 - 3.0 quattro. I was driving on the 710 long beach freeway in ca following my daughter's school bus on a field trip to the long beach aquarium prepared to spend a day with her. Suddenly, the car started shaking and then I realized I didn't have any power. I was able to maneuver the car to the shoulder of the freeway, but the 710 fwy has a very narrow shoulder. It was a very scary experience as big rig trucks were passing me on the driver's side literally inches away. I thought I was going to get hit by them. I called roadside assistance and was able to get the vehicle on a flat bed and towed to mckenna Audi in norwalk, ca. The dealer diagnosed the problem to a defective fuel pump and clogged fuel filter. The consequences are that I had to pay $80 to have it towed to the dealership as my roadside assistance only covered 5 miles. Secondly, I had to pay $1,100 in parts and service to mckenna Audi to have the car repaired. I see that Audi had a recall for the 2003 A4 for bad fuel pumps. I think that they should also recall the 2004 model fuel pumps as well.

- Valinda, CA, USA

problem #6

Feb 192008

A4 6-cyl

  • Manual transmission
  • 67,550 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

Vehicle breaks down in traffic (55 mph highway) ~100 mi from home due to failed fuel pump. No warning of impending failure. Very dangerous failure location. Total repair cost = $602.13 including fuel pump replacement, tow, rental car, etc.

- Castle Rock, CO, USA

problem #5

Jan 192008

A4 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 29,000 miles
The contact owns a 2004 Audi A4 cabriolet. While driving approximately 50 mph, the vehicle hesitated and then shut off. The vehicle was restarted and taken to the dealer, who stated that the fuel pump needed to be replaced. The current mileage is 29,200 and failure mileage was 28,000. Updated 03-04-08 the vehicle hesitated at various speeds. After a while, it would just shut down. Updated

- Guthrie, OK, USA

problem #4

Oct 172007

A4 4WD 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 43,570 miles
Had one previous incident where the car stalled. It seemed this was cured by replacing the fuel filter. Six months later, the car died while being driven on the road. Engine stalled and would not restart. Car had to be towed to dealership. Dealership replaced fuel pump assembly. My car is a 2004 Audi A4 3.0 quattro. The defect appears to be similar to the 2003 Audi A4 recall.

- Jersey City, NJ, USA

problem #3

Nov 022007

A4 6-cyl

  • Manual transmission
  • 76,750 miles
Loud buzzing noise coming from rear seat, sounded like bad motor bearings. Approximately 2 minutes later the engine stalled and was forced to stop vehicle without any power assistance from engine. The Audi dealer found it was a faulty fuel pump, replaced with new fuel pump ok now. They indicated it was not covered in the 2003 fuel pump recall since my vehicle was an 04.

- Strongsville, OH, USA

problem #2

Aug 192007

A4 4-cyl

  • Manual transmission
  • 61,500 miles
Audi 2004 A4. Driving on the highway, fuel pump fails. Battery light lit up right before fuel pump completely failed. I took the car to the dealer and they replaced the fuel pump the very next day. There is a recall currently on the fuel pump for the 2003 A4 1.8T. Is there a possibility that the failure in my fuel pump is the same and that the recall should also cover 2004?

- Brisbane, CA, USA

problem #1

May 142007

A4 4-cyl

  • Manual transmission
  • 57,650 miles
There was no apparent sign of the failure until to the morning of when the car began to make a whirring noise from near the rear of the vehicle. After driving about 15 miles that morning the car sputtered and the engine quit as though it were out of gas. Fortunately I was in a low traffic area and was able to get the car off the road safely. The vehicle was towed the dealership where they replaced the fuel pump and fuel filter and charged more than $500 to do so. The dealership retained the old part.

- Newberg, OR, USA

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