Brake Disc Problems of Audi S4

Audi S4 owners have reported 5 problems related to brake disc (under the service brakes category). The most recently reported issues are listed below.

car image   Brake Disc problem of the 2002 Audi S4 1
Failure Date: 12/29/2003

Brakes continued to pulsate after last attempt to correct the problem. The dealer found that the rear rotors were out of spec and replaced them with part number 8d0-615-601-d.

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car image   Brake Disc problem of the 2002 Audi S4 2
Failure Date: 12/10/2003

Pulsation felt when braking. Dealer road tested and reported that the pulsation was felt, they inspected and replaced front rotors with part number 8d0-615-301-m. After picking up the car, the condition still existed.

car image   Brake Disc problem of the 2002 Audi S4 3
Failure Date: 09/17/2003

Brakes pulsate when stopping. Dealer road tested vehicle to confirm condition. Dealer reported that front and rear brake rotors had excess radial axial run-out. Replaced front rotors under warranty with part number 8d0-615-301-m. Replaced rear rotors with part number 8d0-615-601-d.

car image   Brake Disc problem of the 2002 Audi S4 4
Failure Date: 01/09/2003

Brakes pulsate/vibrate when applied. Dealer service technician found that both front rotors have excessive run-out. Replaced both front rotors with part no. 8d0-615-301-k.

car image   Brake Disc problem of the 2002 Audi S4 5
Failure Date: 12/26/2002

Car shimmies at highway speeds under braking. Auto gallery, 21301 ventura blvd. , woodland hills, CA 91364 machined the front rotors under warranty as a temporary repair so I could drive home to overland park, KS and have rotors installed. They indicated that they go through so many for S4s, a6s, and a8s (same brakes) that they cannot keep enough in stock.




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