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hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
110,000 miles

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1998 Audi A4 lights problems

lights problem

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1998 Audi A4 Owner Comments

problem #1

Nov 162011

A4 4-cyl

  • 110,000 miles


On a 1998 A4 quattro Audi, it is the 2nd time that the headlights switch fails, the first time was 6 months ago and have to replace the entire steering wheel column switch package. This is the second time, and this time I was on a highway around 11:00 pm with no headlights at all, in this car if the headlights don't work, also the fog lights don't work too, so suddenly you end at the middle of the night on a highway with no lights at all. This definitely is a high risk situation because you can not drive with out headlights it is like blind driving. I been searching on the web and it looks like a very common failure on this car but there is no recall at all for this yet.

- Spring Valley, CA, USA

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