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C. Belar ASKED THE GUIDE

Seized engine repairs for A5

My 2009 Audi A5 has done about 85,000 km and has had major oil consumption since 60,000 km. It's not that long ago that I had to spend about $7,500 on multiple problems (starter motor, timing belt, head shaving etc.) and within 100-200km the engine has now seized. I am told I need to replace the engine, but where does it leave me. Can anyone shed some light on this problem?

Engines don't just seize for no reason, so find out what caused it to seize. Did it run out of oil? Perhaps overheated? VW/Audi engines are known to use some oil, some more than others, which makes it important to check the oil level in the engine regularly and keep it topped up if needed. If it needs a new engine, than that's what you have to do.

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