Audi Maintenance

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Miles (in thousands) 5/25/45/65/85/105 15/55/95 35/75
Kilometers (in thousands) 8/40/70/100/130/160 25/85/145 55/115
       
Engine Oil/Oil Filter - change oil and replace filter
AdBlue Fluid - fill completely with fresh fluid (maximum capacity: 23 liters) and adapt  learned values for AdBlue tank under guided fault finding after filling fluid
  •  Audi Q7 3.0L TDI only
  •  Audi Q7 3.0L TDI only
  •  Audi Q7 3.0L TDI only
Cooling System - check level, add if necessary  
Engine On Board Diagnostics - check fault memory  
  •  A3, A6, S6, A8 only
  •   A3, A6, S6, A8 only
Engine Compartment - check for leaks  
Battery - check and replace if necessary  
Dust and Pollen Filter - replace  
Spark Plugs - replace at 35,000 miles or 3 years, whichever occurs first. Then, every 40,000 miles or 3 years, whichever occurs first.    
  •  A4 2.0L TFSI, A5 2.0L TFSI only
     - replace at 55,000 miles or 6 years, whichever occurs first. Then, every 60,000 miles or 6 years, whichever occurs first.  
  •  55K only: except A4 2.0L TFSI, A5 2.0L TFSI
 
Power Steering Fluid - check, add if necessary    
Air Cleaner - clean housing, replace filter element  
  •  55K only: except Audi Q7 4.2L
  •  75K only: Audi Q7 4.2L only
Ribbed V Belt and Tensioner - check condition and replace if necessary  
  •  R8 only
  •  Audi Q7 3.6L, R8 only
Ribbed V Belt - check condition, replace if necessary. Check tension of belt drive  with manual tensioner and retension if necessary.    
  •  75K only: V6 FSI, V6 TFSI (rear belt), 2.0L TFSI, 5.2L V10 FSI, 4.2L V8 FSI
     - replace only the V belt for the compressor drive    
  •  75K only: 3.0L TFSI only
Snow Screen for Air Cleaner - clean  
  •  A4, S4, A5, S5 and A6 only
  •  A4, S4, A5, S5 and A6 only
Fuel Filter - remove water  
  •  Audi Q7 3.0L TDI only
 
     - replace  
  •  55K only: A3 2.0L TDI only
  •  Audi Q7 3.0L TDI only 115K only: A3 2.0L TDI
Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) - check ash loading according to manufacturer's  work procedure, replace* if necessary.
  •  125K only: Audi Q7 3.0L TDI, A3 2.0L TDI only
   
Plenum Panel - remove cover for plenum panel to check water drain and clean if necessary  
  •  except A3, Audi Q5
  •  except A3, Audi Q5
Tires and Spare - check for wear and damage, check pressure, reset TPMS
   
     - check for wear and damage, check pressure and renewal date of tire set (where applicable), reset TPMS  
Tires - rotate, reset TPMS
  •  5K only
   
Wiper Blades - check condition and replace if necessary
Wiper/Washer/Headlight Washer - check adjustment and function, add fluid if necessary
Lights - check all lights, check headlight adjustment  
  •  A8 only
  •  A3, A6, S6, A8 only
Lights - check all lights via instrument cluster. Check license plate light from the rear of the vehicle    
  •  Audi Q7, A4, S4, Audi Q5, TT, A5, S5, R8 only
Interior Lights - check all interior lights, glove box illumination, control lights and MMI (if applicable)    
Doors - lubricate doors, check straps and hood latch  
  •  A8 only
  •  Except A8
Rear Lid Hinges - lubricate  
  •  A8 only
  •  A8 only
Service Reminder Display - reset
Horn - check function  
Brake System - check for damage, leaks, pad thickness, fluid level
Brake Discs - check thickness    
Exhaust System - check for damage, leaks  
 
Front Axle - check for excessive play, check dust seals on ball joints and tie rod ends  
  •  A3, A6, S6, A8 only
Drive Shaft Boots - check  
Automatic Transmission and Final Drive - check for leaks  
Manual Transmission and Final Drive - check for leaks  
Continuously Variable Transmission (multitronic) - change ATF    
Haldex Clutch - change oil    
  •  A3, TT only
DSG/S Tronic - change oil and replace filter element    
  •  A3, TT only
Underbody - check for damage and leaks  
Road Test - check braking, kick-down, steering, electrical, heating and ventilation systems, air conditioning, ASL Automatic Shift Lock and power accessories  

* If DPF replacement is not necessary, perform check every 20,000 miles (30,000 km) thereafter until replacement becomes necessary. Subsequent DPF replacement interval is a minimum of 120,000 miles (200,000 km), thereafter.

Timing Belt - replace at 110K miles (175 km) on Audi TT 2.0T with front wheel drive and A3 2.0L TDI only. Check condition of timing belt tensioning system, dampening pulleys, and idler pulleys and replace if necessary.
Brake Fluid - replace every 2 years regardless of mileage.
Cloth Top - check function and rollover protection every 2 years regardless of mileage (Audi A5/S5 Cabriolet only).

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