Over time, Audis may experience valve cover oil leaks for several different reasons. Drivers choose Audi makes and models for their luxurious performance and stellar interior comforts, so an oil leak originating from any part of your Audi can be detrimental not only to your vehicle’s performance but to the safety of the vehicle as well. Below you will learn more about valve cover oil leaks and what to do should you find your Audi exhibiting warning signs.
A valve cover sits upon the top of the engine head to provide protection of the engine head itself as well as preventing oil from spilling out from the cylinder head onto the top of the engine. Due to the position of the valve cover, it is exposed daily to excessive amounts of heat that have the potential to cause premature wear and tear to the rubber hoses and seals nearby.
There are many warning signs exhibited by your Audi that will alert you to a problem. These warning signs range from minor to severe and only worsen when ignored by a driver, intentionally or not. The most commonly reported sign of an oil leak is oil puddled beneath the vehicle. In addition to this common symptom, the following have been reported by Audi drivers:
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