MY AUDI A4 IS CUTTING OUT AND VERY SLUGGISH TO DRIVE COULD AN OIL LEAK CAUSE THIS

  • Tiny
  • debbie
  • 2000 Audi A4
  • 94,000 miles

My car is cutting out and very sluggish to drive could an oil leak be the problem

Saturday, January 21st, 2012 AT 10:40 PM

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  • Tiny
  • mhpautos
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  • 29,842 posts

An oil leak will not cause this problem, get a diagionstic check done regardless if the check light is on or off and get that oil leak fixed as well, let be know if you get a code with the scan.

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Saturday, January 21st, 2012 AT 11:35 PM
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  • F4I_guy
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Your motor has a camshaft actuator that operates off oil pressure. If your oil level is either a little low, it will set a DTC (camshaft position allocation fault) and it will run rough. Regardless, get it scanned, there will be a stored fault, there are numerous common problems. If there are no stored faults and you still feel it's sluggish, replace your air and fuel filter, spark plugs and MAF

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Wednesday, January 25th, 2012 AT 3:25 AM

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