Why is my Audi A4 burning so much oil?

Why Your Audi A4 is Burning Oil and Overheating Once in the cylinders, it burns, leading to high oil consumption. If your Audi A4 is model year 2013 or newer, it may be overheating because of a coolant leak (water pump, radiator, etc), a bad radiator fan, or a failed thermostat.

Do Audi turbo engines burn oil?

Our data shows that newer Audi 2.0-liter turbos and V6 engines are also burning oil. In a recent technical service bulletin, Audi recommended that “the customer always have a spare quart of engine oil in case the engine oil needs topping off while on the road.”

Is it normal for turbos to burn oil?

If the turbocharger is losing engine oil via the intake or exhaust gas port, this usually means the pressure equilibrium is impaired due to problems with the oil/gas return line. Reasons for oil leakage: Blocked, kinked, constricted or carbonised return line.

What causes a turbo engine to burn oil?

Oil leakage from the turbocharger is usually caused by blocked, kinked, constricted or carbonised oil/gas return lines. This can result in an impaired pressure equilibrium.

Do all Audis burn oil?

All Audis burn oil to some degree, but a handful of models have been identified as burning more oil than would normally be expected. While Audi claims this is normal, there have been lawsuits filed against the company for problems stemming from the excessive oil consumption.

Will Audi fix my oil consumption problem?

Audi has agreed to settle an oil consumption lawsuit before. The suit targeted 126,000 vehicles with 2.0L turbocharged engines. In reality, there are plenty more vehicles that guzzle through oil, but for the sake of this lawsuit it focused on the following with a CAEB engine code: 2009-2011 Audi A4.

What year did Audi fix the oil consumption problem?

In 2014, Audi agreed to settle claims that a defect caused some of its cars to burn excessive amounts of oil. The settlement only covered certain 2009, 2010 and 2011 models, however, and attorneys believe the oil consumption issue could extend to vehicles manufactured as recently as 2017.