2001 Audi A6 4.2L Quattro

William Biggz

Asked by Jan 18, 2016 at 11:41 AM about the 2001 Audi A6 4.2

Question type: General

Hey everybody .. I'm 21 and just bought a
2001 Audi A6 4.2L with 107k miles for
around 3500.was originally 4000$ but I
negotiated a lower price .. While I was
driving it home .. The check engine light
came on .. The car has been sitting for a
couple of months prior to me buying the
car .. Wondering what might be the
problem??? . Engine still runs super strong
..  Also looking to customize it just don't
know my options yet.. Please Help Me out

2 Answers

Rick Grady

Leave it alone unless you want to continually see the check engine light on


If you have a local mechanic you use, take it into them, have them run a check, maybe $40 to do it, they may find old codes sitting in the system that were cleared but not fully removed. Or if you want to start slow, go to one of the auto shops, autozone or advanced auto, both have scanners you can borrow for free, run it and get the code for the error, then troubleshoot from there.

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