The 3.0-liter Audi BBJ 3.0 V6 engine was produced by the German concern from 2000 to 2008 and was installed on many popular models of the company of its time, such as the A4, A6 and A8. This power unit was not offered on the European market, its analogue ASN was present there.
The EA835 series includes: ABC, AAH, ALF, BDV, ARE, ACK, ALG, BBJ, ASN.
|Power output, hp||218|
|Torque output, Nm||290|
|Cylinder block||aluminum V6|
|Block head||aluminum 30v|
|Cylinder bore, mm||82.5|
|Piston stroke, mm||92.8|
|Timing drive||chains + belt|
|Phase regulator||on all shafts|
|Recommended engine oil||5W-30|
|Engine oil capacity, liter||6.5|
|Euro standards||EURO 3|
|Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Audi A6 2006)
|Engine lifespan, km||~380 000|
The engine was installed on:
- Audi A4 B6 (8E) in 2000 – 2004; A4 B7 (8E) in 2004 – 2008;
- Audi A6 C5 (4B) in 2001 – 2005; A6 C6 (4F) in 2004 – 2008;
- Audi A8 D3 (4E) in 2003 – 2005.
Disadvantages of the Audi BBJ engine
- The aluminum block is sleeved from the factory and the problem with scuffing is not acute here;
- Most of the problems are caused by the regular failure of the ignition coils;
- Phase regulators also have a modest resource, they can fail up to 100,000 km;
- Quite often, the engine worries about trifles, especially sensors and crankcase ventilation;
- This unit is afraid of overheating, the network describes a lot of cases of block cracking.