[A4] Maintenance nightmare ....

Brian J White brian at bjwhite.net
Tue Sep 5 13:13:40 EDT 2006

Not exactly 'normal' but heck, you can do an ABS control unit 
replacement by yourself for cheaper.  Find a used one and sped a 
Saturday morning replacing it.

I'd say...start working on the car yourself and you won't have $2000 
bills every year.

At 10:00 2006-09-05, Venkat Venkataratnam wrote:
>I recently had the ABS and Brakes come up on my dashboard. I took it to Audi
>and they said the ABS control unit needs to be replaced along with one other
>part. Net is .... a damage of $1300.
>I have a 1998 A4 2.4 Quattro (115K miles) and like it when it does not have
>I seem to incur about $1500 to $2000 every year over the last 3 years. In
>fact, when I took my car for service in June, the Audi service rep.
>mentioned various parts that needed to be replaced all for about $2500. This
>didn't include the ABS/brake stuff. I didn't want him to fix anything then.
>My question to you all is: Is it normal to incur around $2000 every year? My
>car I bet is not worth more than $9000.
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