The 3.0-liter Audi BMK 3.0 TDI diesel engine was produced by the concern from 2004 to 2007 and was installed only on two models of the company: the A6 in the back of the C5 and the first Volkswagen Phaeton.
The EA896 series also includes: BPP, ASB, BMK, BKS, BUG, CASA, CCWA.
|Fuel system||Common Rail|
|Power output, hp||224|
|Torque output, Nm||450|
|Cylinder block||cast iron V6|
|Block head||aluminum 24v|
|Cylinder bore, mm||83|
|Piston stroke, mm||91.4|
|Features||2 x DOHC|
|Recommended engine oil||5W-30|
|Engine oil capacity, liter||8.2|
|Euro standards||EURO 4|
|Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Audi A6 Quattro 2005)
|Engine lifespan, km||~340 000|
The engine was installed on:
- Audi A6 C6 (4F) in 2004 – 2006;
- Volkswagen Phaeton 1 (3D) in 2004 – 2007.
Disadvantages of the Audi BMK engine
- Even at low mileage, swirl flaps were often wedged in the intake manifold;
- Also, in the first years of production, burnout of the pistons occurred due to a defect in the piezo injectors;
- On a run of 200 – 300 thousand km, it may require the replacement of a very expensive timing chain;
- The timing belt does not last long, its resource is approximately 100,000 km;
- At high mileage, the diesel particulate filter and the EGR valve are often completely clogged.