Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) for the 1996 A4 are official communications between Audi & their dealerships that describe processes for troubleshooting or fixing certain common problems. All vehicle manufacturers are required by U.S. law to make their TSBs available to the public.

    STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST:PUMP

    • TSB #092603

      Date Announced:
      SEP 26, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10006830

      ZF VH RECALL OF THE ZF STEERING PUMP, SUPPLIED TO WD'S FOR REPLACEMENT OF THE AUDI A4 PASSAT P/N 8D0 145 156FX INSTEAD OF THE CORRECT ZF P/N 7691 955 276ZW. 2004 AUDI A4 ALSO INCLUDED. *TT Read More »

    SUSPENSION:FRONT

    • TSB #400101

      Date Announced:
      SEP 19, 2001
      NHTSA ID:
      #627071

      SUBJECT REGARDING NOISY FRONT SUSPENSION. *JG Read More »

    • TSB #9802

      Date Announced:
      SEP 03, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #603329

      CLUNKING OR RATTLING NOISE FROM ONE OR BOTH SIDES OF FRONT SUSPENSION WHEN DRIVING OVER ROUGH ROADS. *YC Read More »

    SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:LOWER ARM

    • TSB #JE

      Date Announced:
      NOV 24, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10011699

      CHECK/REPLACE REPLACE FRONT SUSPENSION LOWER CONTROL ARMS. *TC Read More »

    • TSB #11242004

      Date Announced:
      NOV 24, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10016418

      SERVICE ACTION JE CAMPAIGN-CHECK/REPLACE FRONT SUSPENSION LOWER CONTROL ARMS. AUDI HAS FOUND THAT IN RARE CASES, ONE OR BOTH FRONT SUSPENSION LOWER CONTROL ARMS ON AFFECTED VEHICLES CAN EXHIBIT WEAR, EVEN THOUGH THE DAMAGE TO THE RUBBER ... Read More »

    • TSB #042804

      Date Announced:
      APR 28, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10007130

      SERVICE ACTION TO INSPECT LOWER CONTROL ARM SEALS. *TT Read More »

    SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK

    • TSB #TSB-45-08-04

      Date Announced:
      NOV 19, 2008
      NHTSA ID:
      #10028008

      AUDI: ABS ACTIVATES DURING LIGHT BRAKE APPLICATION . CONTROL NOISES ARE HEARD FROM THE ABS UNIT AT LOW SPEED WITHOUT BRAKE APPLICATION. *PE Read More »

    SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK:CONTROL UNIT/MODULE

    • TSB #TSB-45-08-04

      Date Announced:
      NOV 19, 2008
      NHTSA ID:
      #10028008

      AUDI: ABS ACTIVATES DURING LIGHT BRAKE APPLICATION . CONTROL NOISES ARE HEARD FROM THE ABS UNIT AT LOW SPEED WITHOUT BRAKE APPLICATION. *PE Read More »

    SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK:WHEEL SPEED SENSOR

    • TSB #TSB-45-08-04

      Date Announced:
      NOV 19, 2008
      NHTSA ID:
      #10028008

      AUDI: ABS ACTIVATES DURING LIGHT BRAKE APPLICATION . CONTROL NOISES ARE HEARD FROM THE ABS UNIT AT LOW SPEED WITHOUT BRAKE APPLICATION. *PE Read More »

    ENGINE (PWS)

    • TSB #SB-01-15-29

      Date Announced:
      JUL 01, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10058584

      AUDI: ENGINE, ON SOME VEHICLES, WOULD RUN IRREGULARLY OR HAVE MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) ON OR POSSIBLE FILTER ELEMENT FOR CAMSHAFT ADJUSTMENT VALVE CAN LOOSEN AND IN OIL CIRCUIT, THERE IS NO DAMAGE FROM LOOSENED PARTICLES. Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

    • TSB #A191562 2025303-

      Date Announced:
      SEP 08, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10123764

      Supersedes Technical Service Bulletin Group 19 number 15-61 dated July 7, 2015. Discontinuation and mixing of Audi-approved engine coolants. G11, G12, and G12+ coolants have been replaced by an improved version. Read More »

    • TSB #A1915612025303-5

      Date Announced:
      JUL 07, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10128399

      Supersedes Technical Service Bulletin Group 19 number 14-50 dated June 20, 2014. Discontinuation and mixing of Audi-approved engine coolants. G11, G12, and G12+ coolants have been replaced by an improved version. Read More »

    • TSB #A011507 2028344-

      Date Announced:
      FEB 13, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10120682

      Supersedes Technical Service Bulletin Group 01 number 13-69 dated February 14, 2013. Noises and inconsistent engine operation after cold start during the catalyst heating phase. Read More »

    • TSB #A191450 2025303-

      Date Announced:
      JUN 20, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10122415

      Supersedes Technical Service Bulletin Group 19 number 13-41 dated June 20, 2013. Discontinuation and mixing of Audi-approved engine coolants. G11, G12, and G12+ coolants have been replaced by an improved version. Read More »

    • TSB #A191341 2025303-

      Date Announced:
      JUN 20, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10123587

      Supersedes Technical Service Bulletin Group 19 number 13-35 dated March 25, 2013. Discontinuation and mixing of Audi-approved engine coolants. G11, G12, and G12+ coolants have been replaced by an improved version. Read More »

    • TSB #A191335 2025303-

      Date Announced:
      MAR 25, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10123882

      Supersedes Technical Service Bulletin Group 19 number 11-19 dated February 10, 2011. Discontinuation and mixing of Audi-approved engine coolants. G11, G12, and G12+ coolants have been replaced by an improved version. Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

    • TSB #9804

      Date Announced:
      DEC 18, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #604438

      VEHICLE EXHIBITING A WHINING / WHIRRING TYPE NOISE AT CERTAIN MPH RANGES. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #980215

      Date Announced:
      MAR 26, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #600974

      SUBJECT ON TORQUE SPECIFICATION CHANGE FOR VEHICLES WITH 1.8, 5 VALVE TURBO. *YC Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY

    • TSB #9801I

      Date Announced:
      MAY 12, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #600736

      INFORMATION ON SERVICING CLUTCH AND CLUTCH CONTROLS ON VEHICLES WITH FWD MANUAL TRANSMISSIONS. *TT Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION

    • TSB #9801C

      Date Announced:
      FEB 27, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #600729

      VEHICLE EXHIBITS DELAYED 1-2 SHIFT UNDER PART LOAD AFTER A COLD START. *YC Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

    • TSB #11

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #621502

      THIS TECHNICAL REPAIR MANUAL CONTAINS THE ELECTRICAL WIRING DIAGRAMS, TROUBLESHOOTING AND COMPLENT LOCATIONS. *TT Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BATTERY

    • TSB #AWC 19-05

      Date Announced:
      AUG 28, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10164518

      This communication is issued to inform dealers of updated shipping regulations related to lithium ion batteries. Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING

    • TSB #A9815

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #603637

      SUBJECT ON ELECTRICAL WIRING DIAGRAMS, TROUBLESHOOTING & COMPONENT LOCATIONS TECHNICAL BULLETIN NO. 8. *YC Read More »

    • TSB #8

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #605388

      SERVICE INFORMATION ON ELECTRICAL WIRING DIAGRAM. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #970501975X

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #53621

      REPAIR MANUAL ON ELECTRICAL WIRING DIAGRAMS. *YC Read More »

    EXTERIOR LIGHTING

    • TSB #A941791 2012749-

      Date Announced:
      JUL 31, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10127856

      This informational bulletin contains technical information for when there is condensation visible on the inside of the headlight, taillight, fog light, side marker light, front turn signal, daytime running lights, and/or third brake light ... Read More »

    • TSB #A941292 2012749-

      Date Announced:
      OCT 24, 2012
      NHTSA ID:
      #10122766

      Supersedes Technical Service Bulletin Group 94 number 11-52 dated October 11, 2011. Condensation is visible on the inside of the headlight, taillight, fog light, side marker light, front turn signal, daytime running lights, or third ... Read More »

    EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS

    • TSB #A941565 2012749-

      Date Announced:
      APR 17, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10120003

      Supersedes Technical Service Bulletin Group 94 number 12-92 dated October 24, 2012. Condensation is visible on the inside of the headlight, taillight, fog light, side marker light, front turn signal, daytime running lights, or third brake ... Read More »

    • TSB #20056243

      Date Announced:
      FEB 26, 2007
      NHTSA ID:
      #10022141

      HEADLIGHT AIMING, USING HELLA UNIVERSAL BEAMSETTER. *KB Read More »

    • TSB #2012749-2

      Date Announced:
      FEB 26, 2007
      NHTSA ID:
      #10025703

      EXTERIOR LIGHTS, MOSITURE ACCUMULATION. *PE Read More »

    EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS:CONCEALMENT DEVICES

    EXTERIOR LIGHTING:FOG LIGHTS

    EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TAIL LIGHTS

    EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BACK UP LIGHTS

    EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS

    EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HAZARD FLASHING WARNING LIGHTS

    WHEELS

    • TSB #A441662 2010334-

      Date Announced:
      OCT 19, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10128009

      This information TSB provides information regarding the correct way to torque adjust a wheel bolt. Read More »

    • TSB #A441455 2010334-

      Date Announced:
      OCT 12, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10124751

      Supersedes Technical Service Bulletin Group 44 number 13-46 dated December 9, 2013. Wheel bolt requires torque adjustment. Read More »

    • TSB #A441346 2010334-

      Date Announced:
      DEC 09, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10121408

      Supersedes Technical Service Bulletin Group 44 number 12-32 dated August 2, 2012. Wheel bolt requires torque adjustment. Torque sticks, torque extension bars, and impact guns/wrenches are not approved by Audi of America, Inc. Read More »

    WHEELS:LUGS/NUTS/BOLTS

    • TSB #A441346 2010334-

      Date Announced:
      DEC 09, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10121408

      Supersedes Technical Service Bulletin Group 44 number 12-32 dated August 2, 2012. Wheel bolt requires torque adjustment. Torque sticks, torque extension bars, and impact guns/wrenches are not approved by Audi of America, Inc. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-44-08-14

      Date Announced:
      NOV 19, 2008
      NHTSA ID:
      #10027923

      AUDI: WHEEL BOLTS REQUIRE TORQUE ADJUSTMENT. TORQUE STICKS AND TORQUE EXTENSION BARS ARE NOT APPROVED BY AUDI OF AMERICA, INC. AND SHOULD NOT BE USED TO APPLY TORQUE TO WHEEL BOLTS. ALL AUDI MODELS INCLUDED. Read More »

    SEATS

    • TSB #980174

      Date Announced:
      FEB 06, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #600821

      REMOVING AND INSTALLING THE FRONT SEAT BACKREST PANEL. *YC Read More »

    EQUIPMENT

    • TSB #AWC 19-05

      Date Announced:
      AUG 28, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10164518

      This communication is issued to inform dealers of updated shipping regulations related to lithium ion batteries. Read More »

    • TSB #AWC 19-04

      Date Announced:
      JUL 22, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10163501

      This communication is issued to remind dealers of the repair validation process for repair group 19. 2005-2019 A3, 1996-2019 A4, 2008-2019 A5, 1992-2019 A6, 2012-2019 A7, 1997-2019 A8, 2019 E-Tron, 2015-2019 Q3, 2010-2019 Q5, 2007-2019 ... Read More »

    • TSB #SM 44-2017 EN

      Date Announced:
      JUN 28, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10155644

      This special notice is to inform dealers to return all part numbers listed in the document and order the superseded part numbers going forward. Read More »

    • TSB #ATE-17-05

      Date Announced:
      MAR 03, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10128222

      Due to increasing requests for high voltage personal protective equipment (HVE PPE) for dealer technicians working with high voltage vehicles (Hybrid, Plugin Hybrid, Electric Vehicle), the Volkswagen Tools and Equipment Team has ... Read More »

    • TSB #Accessories Oper

      Date Announced:
      DEC 04, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10124898

      This is an advance notice for Audi of America employees. This notice contains information for the accessories operations technical bulletin. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS

    • TSB #AWC 19-05

      Date Announced:
      AUG 28, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10164518

      This communication is issued to inform dealers of updated shipping regulations related to lithium ion batteries. Read More »

    • TSB #980264

      Date Announced:
      FEB 06, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #600820

      INFORMATION ON AIRBAG LABEL FOR REPLACEMENT WINDSHIELD. *YC Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

    • TSB #A001467 2002047-

      Date Announced:
      JUL 31, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10122524

      Supersedes Technical Service Bulletin Group 00 number 14-61 dated May 1, 2014. Technician preparation when calling the Audi Technical Assistance Center (TAC). Read More »

    • TSB #2013_06_ATU Audi

      Date Announced:
      AUG 05, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10124690

      This document contains information on the Audi side assist update. Read More »

    • TSB #A001348 2002047-

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10123901

      Supersedes Technical Service Bulletin Group 00 number 11-19 dated April 8, 2011. This TSB contains information on technician preparation when calling the Audi Technical Assistance Center Read More »

    EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE

    • TSB #TSB-44-13-46

      Date Announced:
      DEC 09, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10054859

      AUDI: ON CERTAIN VEHICLES, USE CALIBRATED TORQUE WRENCH AND NOT TORQUE STICKS, TORQUE EXTENSION BARS AND IMPACT GUNS/WRENCHES NOT APPROVED FOR USAGE ON WHEEL BOLTS BY MANUFACTURER, THAT CAN CAUSE DAMAGE TO BRAKE, STEERING WHEEL, HUB. Read More »

    • TSB #A901341 2010353-

      Date Announced:
      SEP 23, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10121365

      Supersedes Technical Service Bulletin Group 90 number 10-14 dated August 10, 2010. Cigarette lighter element will not lock into the lighter socket -U1- to begin the heating process, or the lighter element will not automatically release ... Read More »