What do I check when my 1998 Audi A4 2.6 standard shift shuts off while driving?

Asked by Jul 07, 2014 at 07:41 PM about the 1998 Audi A4 2.8 quattro Sedan AWD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I was driving home in my a4 going through the gears with no problems, when I started slowing down in 5th gear, due to getting close on another car. My car shut down. I pulled off to the side of the road and could not get it to start. The starter will turn over however its like it wasn't getting fire or gas. an hour or so later I went back to the car and it cranked with no problem. Drove it down the road maybe 20 miles got back into 5 gear and slowed down for a red light. Same thing happened. Does anyone have any suggestions what to do next.

1 Answer

12,675

try checking your fluid levels in your trany. and check your wires to the electronics. the only other option is don't drive in 5th till you figure it out as your 5th gear may be worn out. have it checked for codes.

Your Answer:

Audi A4 Experts

  • #1
    Deathjam4
    Reputation
    4,370
  • #2
    Tom Demyan
    Reputation
    680
  • #3
    lukeyramone
    Reputation
    640
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used BMW 3 Series
1,030 Great Deals out of 30,181 listings starting at $900
Used Audi A6
100 Great Deals out of 5,176 listings starting at $1,997
Used Audi A3
78 Great Deals out of 5,813 listings starting at $2,495
Used Mercedes-Benz C-Class
652 Great Deals out of 25,780 listings starting at $1,100
Used Audi S4
38 Great Deals out of 1,199 listings starting at $2,999
Used BMW 5 Series
402 Great Deals out of 17,018 listings starting at $1,653
Used Honda Accord
719 Great Deals out of 103,450 listings starting at $849
Used Ford Mustang
308 Great Deals out of 40,433 listings starting at $1,000
Used Honda Civic
487 Great Deals out of 44,964 listings starting at $1,150
Used Volkswagen Jetta
497 Great Deals out of 28,856 listings starting at $1,653
Used Mercedes-Benz E-Class
392 Great Deals out of 19,669 listings starting at $2,100

Used Cars For Sale

2018 Audi A4 For Sale
4,396 listings starting at $29,498
2017 Audi A4 For Sale
16 Great Deals out of 533 listings starting at $17,980
2016 Audi A4 For Sale
10 Great Deals out of 179 listings starting at $17,120
2015 Audi A4 For Sale
34 Great Deals out of 757 listings starting at $13,688
2014 Audi A4 For Sale
16 Great Deals out of 472 listings starting at $11,989

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.