Sputter and loss of power at low rpm

Asked by Nov 10, 2014 at 12:25 PM about the 2007 Audi A4 2.0T

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Sputtering engine on uphill drive.
The same at low rpm (under 2000) when pressing the pedal down.
At any time this incident is accompanied by black smoke coming out of exhaust.
New OEM spark plugs installed with no improvement. Diagnostics shows no reported
messages.

1 Answer

10,405

sounds like something a little more serious black smoke usually signifies oil got into your cylinders. when you pulled the plugs the first time were they by chance dripping or coated in oil?

Your Answer

Audi A4 Experts

  • #1
    Deathjam4
    Reputation
    3,640
  • #2
    lukeyramone
    Reputation
    560
  • #3
    Tom Demyan
    Reputation
    470
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used BMW 3 Series
1,114 Great Deals out of 32,630 listings starting at $1,000
Used Audi A6
128 Great Deals out of 6,477 listings starting at $1,995
Used Audi A5
97 Great Deals out of 4,800 listings starting at $8,995
Used Audi S4
53 Great Deals out of 1,671 listings starting at $3,995
Used Mercedes-Benz C-Class
587 Great Deals out of 25,389 listings starting at $1,995
Used Audi A3
97 Great Deals out of 4,797 listings starting at $3,250
Used BMW 5 Series
449 Great Deals out of 16,246 listings starting at $1,995
Used Honda Accord
1,033 Great Deals out of 60,523 listings starting at $999
Used Ford Mustang
709 Great Deals out of 38,398 listings starting at $895
Used Dodge Charger
417 Great Deals out of 27,419 listings starting at $2,495
Used Audi A8
67 Great Deals out of 2,052 listings starting at $2,450
Used Mercedes-Benz E-Class
471 Great Deals out of 19,709 listings starting at $1,400

Used Cars For Sale

2018 Audi A4 For Sale
2,883 listings starting at $35,191
2017 Audi A4 For Sale
37 Great Deals out of 2,168 listings starting at $24,998
2016 Audi A4 For Sale
10 Great Deals out of 224 listings starting at $21,488
2015 Audi A4 For Sale
16 Great Deals out of 605 listings starting at $14,991
2014 Audi A4 For Sale
73 Great Deals out of 1,252 listings starting at $12,995

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.