ti at amb.org
Thu Aug 29 14:54:05 EDT 2002
Lee Levitt writes:
> A good friend of mine is considering a '99 A6 quattro...any tips/pointers on
> specific things to look for with this year vehicle?
> It's got just under 50K miles on it...
> Didthe V6 engine change from 12 to 30 valves at some point? Would a '99 have
> the later engine?
All "new body" A6 2.8 models have the 30 valve V6 engine. The body change
occurred for model year 1998 on the sedan, 1999 on the Avant.
Common problem areas:
- Fuel tank senders
- Front control arms
2003 A4 1.8T multitronic (soon)
2001 S4 2.7T
1984 5000S turbo
1980 4000 2.0
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