The 2.8-liter gasoline engine Audi ALG 2.8 V6 was produced by the company from 1997 to 2000 and was installed on the most popular models of the concern of its time: A4 B5, A6 C5 and A8 D2. This power unit replaced a similar ACK and gave way to the motor under the APR index.
The EA835 series includes: ABC, AAH, ALF, BDV, ARE, ACK, ALG, BBJ, ASN.
|Power output, hp||193|
|Torque output, Nm||280|
|Cylinder block||cast iron V6|
|Block head||aluminum 30v|
|Cylinder bore, mm||82.5|
|Piston stroke, mm||86.4|
|Features||2 x DOHC|
|Timing drive||chains & belt|
|Phase regulator||hydraulic chain tensioner|
|Recommended engine oil||5W-30|
|Engine oil capacity, liter||6.0|
|Euro standards||EURO 2|
|Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Audi A6 1998)
|Engine lifespan, km||~340 000|
The engine was installed on:
- Audi A4 B5 (8D) in 1997 – 2000;
- Audi A6 C5 (4B) in 1997 – 1999;
- Audi A8 D2 (4D) in 1997 – 1999;
- Volkswagen Passat B5 (3B) in 1997 – 1999.
Disadvantages of the Audi ALG engine
- Most often, owners complain about lubricant and antifreeze leaks, especially after overheating;
- Bad oil here quickly affects the operation of hydraulic lifters and tensioners;
- The timing belt may not last the prescribed 90 thousand km, and when it breaks, the valves bend;
- At high mileage, an electrician delivers a lot of problems: sensors, coils, lambda;
- The remaining breakdowns are associated with contamination of the crankcase ventilation, throttle and idle valve.