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Audi S4 extended auto warranty


2012 Audi S4

The Audi extended auto warranty is something not uncommon when you purchase any new or used Audi S4. Sales persons will usually approach you to buy the extended auto warranty for your Audi cars. The question “Do I need it? If yes what parts that need warranty?” must be in your mind to avoid spending few thousand dollars for something that is not worth.

An extended auto warranty or extended car warranty served as and agreement between the Audi owner and Warranty Company. The Warranty Company can be the manufacturers if the car meets their requirement for example the mileage is not too high or over 100,000 miles. On the other hand, the warranty company can be third party or private party too. In this case you will have to make sure the company’s reputation is good with certified mechanics.

Audi S4 was first built in 1991 and until today it has five generations which are:

  • Audi C4 S4 (1991 – 1994)
  • Audi B5 S4 (1997 – 2002)
  • Audi B6 S4 (2003 – 2005)
  • Audi B7 S4 (2005 – 2008)
  • Audi B8 S4 (2009 – present)

The extended auto warranty are eligible to any Audi cars that carry less than 100,000 miles or less than 5 years old. Therefore if you are looking to buy a used Audi car it is recommend buying a car with low mileage.

Audi S4 extended auto warranty coverage

So, what parts really need warranty? Parts that really need warranty are mechanical parts or parts that moving all the time. Avoid unnecessary warranty because it could cost few thousand dollars. You should purchase warranty for parts that are expensive to repair like engine, transmission, fuel system, suspensions, electronic equipment, drive axle, brake system, starter, alternator, gear box, and among others. All these parts value are more than what you pay for the price of extended warranty.


A Audi S4 alternator for model year in between 2005 and 2009 (Part number: MPA15704) cost from $160 to $200. It may cost $300 dollars to replace the alternator together with the labor charges. If the extended warranty you get is cheaper than what you expect that will wear out, it is worth to go for, otherwise you should allocate some money if some parts in the car spoil without giving any symptoms.


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