About Audi Coupe
Also known as a less expensive version of turbocharged, permanent four-wheel drive Audi Quattro without turbochargers or four-wheel drive, Audi Coupe was built by the German automobile manufacturer Audi AG, part of the Volkswagen Group between 1980 and 1988 as a sports car and coupe. Originally introduced as a cheaper sibling of Quattro to meet drivers without enough budget for race car, Coupe later add Quattro as an option. Competing against the Saab 9000, Lexus LS 400 and Cadillac Seville, Coupe was ended in September 1987 after about seven-year production run.
Audi Coupe (B2, Typ 81/85) made its debut at the 1980 Paris Salon, featured a similar body shape to the Quattro, but without the knife-edged fender flares of the more expensive car. It went on sale in the United States late in model year 1981. Built based on the Volkswagen Group B2 platform, Coupe was offered in only one body style, 2-door coupe but came in several trim levels: base Coupe or GL, Coupe GT and Coupe Quattro. Then a facelifted Coupe was introduced in the autumn of 1984 with new, slightly sloped radiator grille and headlights, a larger wrap-around bumper with integrated spotlights and turn signals, plastic sill covers, and the large rear spoiler from the Quattro. During its lifetime, Audi Coupe was powered by 2.2 L inline 5-cylinder engine rated at 100 horsepower and 100 lb-ft of torque in U.S. and this engine sent power through a 5-speed manual transmission to front wheels or Quattro four-wheel drive system.
Audi Coupe Common Problems & Maintenance Tips
Although Audi Coupe is a well-equipped and well-built mid-size luxury sports car, suiting for family use. But if you take the youngest Audi Coupe's age into consideration, then you may realize these common problems will find it now:
First, for the old-aged model like Audi Coupe, engine failure is definitely an unavoidable problem since it is also often regarded as the sign of vehicle bordering on breaking down. You are advised to diagnose and solve it as early and soon as you can. In view of the fact that many Audi Coupe drivers lack knowledge about working principles of automobiles, some professionals offer some practical and recognizable symptoms of engine failure for their reference. It often starts with strange sounds like whining, squealing or rattling from the engine; then the engine will have performance issues so that it will misfire, stall and even suffer from starting issues such as hard starting or inability to start; the vehicle will also experience a major decrease in power, acceleration and fuel economy. Thus, once the Check Engine Light comes on, please inspect the work condition of Audi Coupe spark plug, oxygen sensor, engine control module, engine mount, fuel pump, oil filter, air filter, timing belt, valve cover gasket and drive belt immediately.
Second, another issue on the most complained problems list made by Audi Coupe drivers would be transmission failure. In fact, this issue could not have been so serious and so common, unfortunately, many Audi Coupe drivers have no idea about it and feel at loss when dealing with it. It often starts with clunking or grinding noises from underneath the vehicle; transmission fluids leaking on the ground; indictor not matching the gear; then evolves in vehicle starting in another gear or not going into any gear; transmission slippage and surging; and difficulty in shifting gear; finally, you will find drivability problem resulted from transmission failure make the vehicle impotent. All these symptoms could be attributed to the Audi Coupe transmission assembly, automatic transmission filter, automatic transmission shifter, transfer case seal and clutch fork.
But simply depending on solving above mentioned issues on Audi Coupe is not enough to guarantee you a complete safe and comfortable ride. Some parts such as Audi Coupe seat belt, windshield wiper, wiper blade, fog light, headlight, antenna and cabin air filter need to be maintained routinely to make sure safe and comfortable driving environment.
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