The 3.3-liter diesel engine Audi AKF or A8 3.3 TDI was produced from 2000 to 2002 and was installed only on the first generation of the A8 sedan in modifications after its restyling. This is the only V8 diesel with a timing belt, the following versions were equipped with a chain system.
The EA898 series also includes: AKF, ASE, BTR, CKDA, CCGA.
|Fuel system||Common Rail|
|Power output, hp||224|
|Torque output, Nm||480|
|Cylinder block||cast iron V8|
|Block head||aluminum 32v|
|Cylinder bore, mm||78.3|
|Piston stroke, mm||86.4|
|Recommended engine oil||5W-40|
|Engine oil capacity, liter||6.0|
|Euro standards||EURO 3|
|Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Audi A8 2001)
|Engine lifespan, km||~250 000|
The engine was installed on:
- Audi A8 D2 (4D) in 2000 – 2002.
Disadvantages of the Audi AKF engine
- The most famous problem with this engine is the rapid wear of the camshafts;
- At the same time, rockers are often destroyed, and hydraulic lifters also require replacement;
- In second place there are failures in the fuel system: injectors and injection pumps fail;
- Carefully monitor the condition of the timing belt, as with a break, the valves bend;
- Other weaknesses include turbines, flow meters and a weak cooling system.