[A4] Certified Pre-Owned or not

Tom Christiansen tomchr at gmail.com
Mon Jun 9 09:29:54 PDT 2008


Clutch in 65k miles... That sounds very low. My current '94 B4 with V6 has
167k miles on it. I think it's the original clutch. At least I haven't
changed it and I bought the car with 104k on it...

Is the 1.8T a clutch eater?


On Sun, Jun 8, 2008 at 8:51 PM, Nicholas Stock <nickstock at gmail.com> wrote:

> Tom,
> my first Audi was a CPO....I got a new clutch, new brakes, new MAF and a
> few other sundries in the space of about 65000 miles...everytime there was a
> warranty repair I got a free loaner. As it was an old B5 1.8T, I was also
> concerned with the possibility of a timing belt problem too, but I did it
> myself instead..a little preventative maintenance..did want to take the
> chance. My vote therefore would be to buy a CPO from a good dealer...the new
> B8's will be out soon, so you should be able to get a good deal..
> Nick
> On Sun, Jun 8, 2008 at 1:18 PM, Tom Christiansen <tomchr at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Folks,
>> I figured I'd poll the list. What do you think of CPO vehicles vs non-CPO
>> vehicles? Is it a peace of mind thing? Does the factory warranty transfer
>> to
>> the second owner or is it only applicable to the first owner?
>> Looking at Autotrader.com, it seems the cost riser for CPO is about $6-7k.
>> A
>> lot of repairs can be done with that...
>> Thanks,
>> Tom
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