For model year 2001, Audi had one set service schedule for all models. This schedule applies to the:
- 2001 Audi A4,
- 2001 Audi A4 Avant,
- 2001 Audi S4,
- 2001 Audi S4 Avant,
- 2001 Audi All-Road Quattro,
- 2001 Audi A8,
- 2001 Audi S8, and the
- 2001 Audi TT.
All 2001 Audi models follow a service schedule with 5,000 mile intervals. At the specified intervals, you will need to have your technician complete the listed tasks.
Audi Service for 2001 models at 5,000 miles
- Change engine oil and filter,
- Reset service indicator,
- Check fluid levels,
- Check Auto-shift lock,
- Check manual transmission for shift and clutch interlock, and
- Check brake system.
During your first inspection you should also rotate your tires.
Audi Service for 2001 models at 10,000 Miles
At 10,000 miles, you will need to perform all of the service tasks from your 5,000 mile service as well as:
- Examine exhaust system,
- Inspect cooling system levels,
- Check TDC memory,
- Lubricate the door hinge mechanism,
- Check and add fluid (if needed) to the W/W System,
- Check battery,
- Check condition, tread, and pressure of all tires, including the spare,
- Check interior and exterior lights,
- Check boots on drive shafts, and
- Take your Audi on a road test.
You will need to perform this same service every 20,000 miles.
Audi Service for 2001 models at 20,000 miles
At 20,000 miles, you will need to perform all of the Audi service checks from your 10,000 mile service, as well as:
- Inspect the engine and transmission for leaks,
- On the front end, check dust seals, ball joints, and tie rod ends,
- Check lubricant for the trans final drive,
- Replace the dust and pollen filter,
- Clean and lubricate rails for sliding roof, and
- Adjust head lights as necessary.
If you drive a TT Quattro, you will also need to change the Haldex Clutch oil and filter. This service will need to be performed every subsequent 40,000 miles, or at 60,000 miles, 100,000 miles, etc.
Audi Service for 2001 models at 40,000 Miles
The 40,000 mile service interval for your 2001 Audi includes all of the inspection points of the 20,000 mile service, as well as:
- Checking the power steering fluid level,
- Replacing the air cleaner, and
- Replacing your spark plugs.
You will need to repeat this same service at 120,000 miles. If you're driving an A4 or TT 1.8L you will also need to inspect your timing belt every 40,000 miles.
Audi Service for 2001 models at 80,000 Miles
The 80,000 mile service checklist is much like the 40,000 mile list, but with just a few added items. In addition to the tasks listed for the 40,000 mile service, you'll also need to replace your ribbed belt, and, if you're driving a 1.8L Turbo, your v-belt.
Audi Service for 2001 models at 105,000 Miles
Service at 105,000 is only necessary for certain models. If your Audi is a 1.8L, 2.7L V6 or 4.2L V8, then you will need to replace your timing belt. If driving a 2.8L V6, you will need to replace your timing belt tension roller as well.
Service regardless of mileage:
Regardless of mileage, every 2 years you will need to change the brake fluid in your 2001 Audi.