Audi Maintenance Schedule

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If you're the proud owner of a new or used Audi, chances are you've quickly grown accustomed to first-class driving experiences. If that's the case, you'll want to keep up with your Audi maintenance schedule to ensure your vehicle runs like new for years to come. When you stick to your Audi maintenance plan, your commute from Garfield Township to Kalkaska will never grow old. 

While it may be a bit intimidating to try to follow your Audi service schedule on your own, the experts here at our Audi Traverse City service center will guide you through every step of the way. When you reach your Audi service intervals, you can turn the keys over to us for diligent care. Read on with us below to learn more about your Audi maintenance schedule!

Audi Service Intervals

Your Audi is equipped with advanced monitoring systems that will alert you when major care is needed. However, you should make your way to our service center near Interlochen whenever you reach one of your Audi service intervals for preventative care. The vehicle you own dictates the Audi service schedule you need to follow, so you'll want to review the Audi service interval recommendations here:

2020 or Newer Models

  • First minor maintenance service is due at 10,000 miles or 1 year after delivery, whichever comes first.
  • The following minor maintenance occurs at intervals of 20,000 miles or 2 years after the first service, whichever comes first. 
  • First standard maintenance visit occurs at 20,000 miles or 2 years after delivery, whichever comes first. 
  • Remaining standard maintenance services occur at intervals of 20,000 miles or 2 years after the previous service visit, whichever comes first. 

Audi Maintenance Plan: Minor Maintenance

Audi maintenance is divided into two main categories: Minor Maintenance and Major Maintenance. Follow your Audi Minor Maintenance plan based on model year and mileage interval as described below:

Minor Maintenance Intervals for 2020 or Newer Models: 10k, 30k, 50k, 70k, 90k, 110k Miles

  • Brake system - Check the thickness of the disc brake pads
  • Engine Oil and Oil filter - Change oil and replace filter
  • Multi-Point Inspection - Completed
  • Service Reminder Indicator display - Reset display
  • Tire Repair Kit - Check and record the completeness and expiration date (if equipped)

Audi Maintenance Plan: Standard Maintenance 

The second Audi maintenance category is Standard Maintenance. Just like with other types of Audi care, when you need to visit us for Audi Standard Maintenance will vary based on your mileage interval and model year. Find out when you're due for service here:

Standard Maintenance Intervals for 2020 or Newer Models: 20k, 40k, 60k, 80k, 100k, 120k Miles

  • Body/chassis - Visually inspect for possible paint damage and corrosion, from the inside and outside, with the doors as well as hood and trunk lids open
  • Brake system - Check for damage and leaks, condition of brake hoses and the presence of the bleeder caps; Check the thickness of the brake pads
  • Charging cable - Check for damage (if present in vehicle during inspection) (A7 55 TFSIe, A8 L 60 TFSIe, and Q5 55 TFSIe only)
  • Charging socket - Check for contamination and damage (A7 55 TFSIe, A8 L 60 TFSIe, and Q5 55 TFSIe only)
  • Connected box battery - Check state of health with Vehicle Diagnostic Tester in Guided Functions: A4 40 TFSI, A4 45 TFSI, S4, A4 allroad® 45 TFSI, A5 45 TFSI, S5, A6 45 TFSI, A6 55 TFSI, S6, A7 55 TFSI, A7 55 TFSIe, A8 L 55 TFSI, A8 L 60 TFSI, A8 L 60 TFSIe, S8 LWB, Q5 45 TFSI, Q5 55 TFSIe, SQ5, Q7 55 TFSI, Q8 55 TFSI Only
  • Convertible top - Lubricate latch mechanism (A5 45 TFSI Cabriolet, S5 Cabriolet only)
  • Door hinge (including door stay) and door latch - Lubricate
  • High voltage cooling system - Check coolant level according to ElsaPro NOTE: For high-voltage electrical components (A7 55 TFSIe, A8 L 60 TFSIe, Q5 55 TFSIe only)
  • Engine cooling system - Check freeze protection and coolant level
  • Engine oil and oil filter - Change oil and replace filter 
  • Engine, transmission, final drive, steering - Visual inspection for leaks and damage (with front noise insulation removed) 
  • Exterior lighting function - Check front and rear lights, high beams, low beams, turn signals, cornering lights, reverse lights, license plate lights, fog lights, and hazard warning lights 
  • First aid kit (if equipped) - Check and enter expiration date YYYY / MM
  • Front flap lock - Lubricate (R8 Coupe, R8 Spyder only) 
  • Fuel tank flap system - Check the water drain according to ElsaPro (R8 Coupe, R8 Spyder only)
  • Headlights - Check adjustment 
  • Hood safety catch - Lubricate (A3 40 TFSI, A3 45 TFSI, S3, RS 3, R8 Coupe, and R8 Spyder only) 
  • Horn - Check function
  • Instrument cluster - Check warning and indicator lights
  • Interior lights - Check all interior lights, trunk lights, and glove box compartment illumination
  • Multi-point inspection - Complete
  • Oil Fill Area - Check water drain according to ElsaPro (R8 Coupe, R8 Spyder only) ‰ Plenum chamber and water drain valves: Check for dirt. (A8 L all models, Q7 all models, and Q8 all models only)
  • Road test - Perform
  • Rollover protection - Check the rollover protection when the convertible top is open (R8 Spyder only)
  • Safety belts - Check function and condition of belt, belt tongue, and latch
  • Service reminder indicator display - Reset display
  • Spare tire (if equipped) - Check condition and tire inflation pressure, adjust if necessary
  • Spoiler - Lubricate rear spoiler (TT, TTS, and TT RS models only [if equipped])
  • Sunroof and panoramic sunroof systems - Check function (if equipped)
  • Suspension and axle components (front and rear) - Check dust seals on ball joints and tie rod ends, check for excessive play
  • Tires - Check condition and tire tread wear. Check and record the tread depth and inflation pressure, adjust if necessary
  • Tire repair kit (if equipped) - Check and record the completeness and expiration date
  • Underbody - Check for damage and leaks, check the wheel well liners, underbody paneling and all lines are properly mounted 
  • Warning triangle and first aid kit (if equipped) - Check if present
  • Windshield washer and headlight washing system - Add fluid if necessary. Check adjustment and function
  • Wiper blades - Check condition and replace if necessary

If you drive an older Audi model, your maintenance plan will follow a similar trajectory. That said, you can work with our expert staff to craft the right service plan for your vehicle, trim, and year!

Follow Your Audi Service Schedule with Audi Traverse City!

Now that you know what's included in your Audi service schedule, you can visit our team for top-tier care! We're proud to offer first-class maintenance, affordable prices, and insightful service tips. When you care for your vehicle at Audi Traverse City, you'll look forward to every drive on the Elmwood Charter Township streets. Visit us whenever you need Audi service!