Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) for the 1998 A8 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.

    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/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP

    • 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/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP: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/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP: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 #A171782 2010043-

      Date Announced:
      MAY 10, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10128350

      This informational bulletin contains all the the Audi Oil Quality Standards that should be used when doing an oil change. Read More »

    • 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 #A101511 2018288-

      Date Announced:
      MAR 17, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10119945

      Supersedes Technical Service Bulletin Group 10 number 13-10 dated September 5, 2013. Prior to engine replacement, any debris lodged in transferred assemblies must be removed. Read More »

    • TSB #A171557 2010043-

      Date Announced:
      MAR 06, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10119946

      Supersedes Technical Service Bulletin Group 17 number 13-35 dated January 9, 2013. This bulletin lists engine oils that meet Audi oil quality standards (VW 501 01, 502 00, 505 00, 505 01, and 504 00/507 00). 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 #A101310 2018288-

      Date Announced:
      SEP 05, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10121324

      Supersedes Technical Service Bulletin Group 10 number 10-02 dated September 14, 2010. Prior to engine replacement, any debris lodged in transferred assemblies must be removed. 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 »

    POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

    • TSB #9802

      Date Announced:
      AUG 13, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #603328

      CONDITIONS WITH AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION, DELAYED DOWNSHIFT ON VEHICLES WITH 4.2L AND 01L TRANSMISSION ON VEHICLES WITH 4.2L AND 01L TRANSMISSION ON VEHICLES WITH 4.2L AND 01L TRANSMISSION. *YC Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)

    • TSB #A451510 2042048-

      Date Announced:
      OCT 05, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10123713

      Vehicle will not communicate with diagnostic scan tool or emissions test equipment. Customers may have issues with vehicle passing state IM emissions test programs because the scan tool cannot communicate with the vehicle. Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

    • TSB #9803

      Date Announced:
      OCT 13, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #603134

      CONDITION WITH INSUFFICIENT VEHICLE GROUND AT GROUND LOCATION 43. *YC Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V 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 »

    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 »

    • TSB #TSB-94-07-15

      Date Announced:
      NOV 07, 2007
      NHTSA ID:
      #10032250

      AUDIO: EXTERIOR LIGHTS, MOISTURE ACCUMULATION. CONDENSATION IS VISIBLE ON THE INSIDE OF HEADLIGHTS, TAILLIGHTS, FOG LIGHTS, SIDE MARKER LIGHTS, FRONT TURN SIGNAL OR THIRD BRAKE LIGHT LENS. Read More »

    • TSB #0715

      Date Announced:
      NOV 07, 2007
      NHTSA ID:
      #10023948

      EXTERIOR LIGHTS, MOISTURE ACCUMULATION. *NJ 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

    VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS

    • TSB #9810

      Date Announced:
      OCT 26, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #603133

      INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS ON CELLULAR TELEPHONE. *YC Read More »

    AIR BAGS

    • TSB #9803K

      Date Announced:
      MAY 07, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #601533

      CUSTOMER REQUESTS DEACTIVATION OR REACTIVATION OF REAR SIDE AIRBAGS. *YC Read More »

    AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW

    • TSB #9903

      Date Announced:
      DEC 22, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #610271

      INFORMATION ON DEACTIVATING / ACTIVATING THE REAR SIDE AIRBAGS. *TT Read More »

    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 »

    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 »

    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 »

    UNKNOWN OR OTHER

    • TSB #9801

      Date Announced:
      AUG 31, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #603332

      SUBJECT ON FLOOR MAT FASTENER VARIATIONS. *YC Read More »

    • TSB #9803

      Date Announced:
      AUG 19, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #603330

      SUBJECT ON FOLDING KEY (KEYLESS REMOTE TRANSMITTER ), INCREASING DISTANCE RANGE. *YC Read More »