Audi A4 auto. Sudden problem.

Asked by Apr 01, 2017 at 02:13 PM about the 2002 Audi A4

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

97,000 miles. Automatic. Serviced.  Normally good
runner. Drove it earlier when suddenly it felt juddery
& struggled to excelorate then the engine light
came on. I made it home going no faster than 40 &
the shaking got worse plus a noise from under the
bonnet like rattling/clonking. Just started it up &
engine light had gone off but shaking the whole car
& noisy then light came back on. Help please!

3 Answers


It could be anything from a plugged catalytic converter to a fuel or ignition problem on this, your best bet is to get it into a shop for repair.

Thank you Rowefast. I've no cash to get it looked at so was hoping & preying it could be something straight forward if not I'll have to leave it on the drive & be car less but thank you for answering


Yea, sorry, not on that one,

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