[BiturboS4] S4 Blown Turbos - Update - Audi's Preliminary Diagnosis

Ti Kan ti at amb.org
Thu Apr 17 01:24:44 EDT 2003

j y writes:
> Anyway, "the 'ballpark' estimate to replace two turbos
> with direct replacements + labor will about $6500"
> according to the Service Mgr.
> Again, the Service Mgr said "Audi's policy is to go
> 50/50 with customers out of warranty as goodwill." He
> said "that Audi's rationale behind this is a
> pro-rating based on a 100k mi expected engine life."

Any chance that your extended warranty might pick up the other half of
the tab?  Or perhaps if you decline Audi's offer, the extended warranty
might pay for the whole thing?

2003 A4 1.8T multitronic
2001 S4 biturbo 6-sp
1984 5000S turbo
1980 4000 2.0 5-sp
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