The 1.8-liter Volkswagen 1.8 T AEB turbo engine was assembled by the concern from 1995 to 1999 and was installed on the fifth generation of the popular Passat model and Audi A4 or A6 cars. This power unit was designed specifically for a longitudinal arrangement under the hood.
The EA827 1.8l series includes: RP, AAM, ABS, ADZ, PF, ADR, ARG, AEB, ANB.
|Power output, hp||150|
|Torque output, Nm||210|
|Cylinder block||cast iron R4|
|Block head||aluminum 20v|
|Cylinder bore, mm||81|
|Piston stroke, mm||86.4|
|Timing drive||chain & belt|
|Recommended engine oil||5W-30|
|Engine oil capacity, liter||3.7|
|Euro standards||EURO 3|
|Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for VW Passat B5 1998)
|Engine lifespan, km||~330 000|
The engine was installed on:
- Audi A4 B5 (8D) in 1995 – 1999;
- Audi A6 C5 (4B) in 1997 – 1999;
- Volkswagen Passat B5 (3B) in 1996 – 1998.
Disadvantages of the VW AEB engine
- Very often the turbine fails due to coking of the lubricant in its supply tube.
- Also, the resource of the turbocharger drops when operating with a clogged catalyst.
- The reason for the floating engine speed is usually air leakage in the intake manifold.
- The oil pump and timing chain tensioner are not very reliable.
- Often buggy coolant temperature sensor and air flow meter.