Audi Common Issues
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The most common Audi problems

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Problems solved during Audi’s recalls do not usually determine the reliability of the vehicle itself. Even the common-recalled model can be a good choice, and vice versa.

It is good to be informed, however, what problems the manufacturer has recalled most often. At least to know whether the defect was corrected by the previous owner, when buying a second-hand car. You should check your vehicle VIN with your nearest Audi dealer using our special page.



The most common Audi problems by model

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The most common Audi’s faults by keywords

Airbags

Audi-A4-2019-recall-airbag-transistor 18. 10. 2019

Audi A4 (2019)

  20. 5. 2019 - 2. 6. 2019
A damaged transistor may have been installed in the airbag control unit. Consequently, it may not pr ...
     69
Audi-A5-2019-recall-airbag-transistor 18. 10. 2019

Audi A5 (2019)

  20. 5. 2019 - 2. 6. 2019
A damaged transistor may have been installed in the airbag control unit. Consequently, it may not pr ...
     32
Audi-Q5-2018-recall-airbag-welding 7. 9. 2019

Audi Q5 (2018)

  11/2018
During the production of the instrument panel, the welding of a joint may not have been executed in ...
     206
Audi-A5-2017-recall-airbag 8. 2. 2019

Audi A5 (2017 - 2018)

  1/2017 - 7/2018
The screw fitting the passenger airbag module to the instrument panel may not have been correctly ti ...
     510
Audi-A4-2017-recall-airbag 8. 2. 2019

Audi A4 (2017 - 2018)

  1/2017 - 7/2018
The screw fitting the passenger airbag module to the instrument panel may not have been correctly ti ...
     628

End of Airbags Sumary

Brakes

Audi-Q5-2018-recal-brake-cylinder-failure 31. 5. 2019

Audi Q5 (2018 - 2019)

  7/2018 - 3/2019
The master brake cylinder’s wall may not be thick enough and the cylinder may develop a leak o ...
     457
audi-q5-2018-recall-breaks 20. 7. 2018

Audi Q5 (2018)

  IV. 2018 - V. 2018
The individual pistons on the rear wheel brake may not work as required. This could lead to a delaye ...
     1,199
audi-q3-2015-recall 25. 11. 2017

Audi Q3 (2014 - 2016)

  VI. 2014 - XI. 2016
When emergency braking is actuated using the EPB (electro-mechanical parking brake), the braking lig ...
     2,278
Audi-Q5-2012--recall 19. 9. 2014

Audi Q5 (2012)

  III. 2012 - XII. 2012
It is possible that, in isolated cases, oil arrives into the brake force amplifier through the vacuu ...
     904
Audi-Q7-2012-recall 19. 9. 2014

Audi Q7 (2012)

  III. 2012 - XII. 2012
It is possible that, in isolated cases, oil arrives into the brake force amplifier through the vacuu ...
     864

End of Brakes Sumary

Engine

Audi-A3-2014-recall-camshaft-pulley 11. 10. 2019

Audi A3 (2013 - 2014)

  12/2013 - 9/2014
The camshaft drive belt may not be resistant enough. Consequently, it may break or lead to the camsh ...
     138
Audi-R8-2017-recall-oil-leak-fire 26. 10. 2018

Audi R8 (2015 - 2017)

  VI. 2015 - X. 2017
Use of the vehicles concerned on a race track, in combination with extreme driving maneuvers, may ca ...
     767
AUDI-A3-Sportback-2011-recall-starter 2. 3. 2018

Audi A3 (2011)

  III. 2011 - VIII. 2011
The starter motor may overheat. This could lead to a fire breaking out in the vehicle. The recall af ...
     1,609
Audi-Q5-2012-recall 2. 6. 2017

Audi Q5 2.0 T (2011 - 2016)

  III. 2011 - XII. 2016
The additional coolant pump can block due to foreign particles in the cooling system. This can resul ...
     1,852
audi-a7-2012-recall 2. 6. 2017

Audi A7 2.0 T (2011 - 2016)

  III. 2011 - XII. 2016
The additional coolant pump can block due to foreign particles in the cooling system. This can resul ...
     1,281

End of Engine Sumary

Gearbox

End of Gearbox Sumary

Suspension

Audi-A4-2019-recall-suspension-break 6. 7. 2019

Audi A4 (2019)

  2/2019 - 3/2019
A component of the wheel suspension may not be sufficiently strong and could break. As a result, the ...
     469
Audi-A8-2018-recall-suspension 13. 4. 2019

Audi A8 (2018)

  11/2018 - 12/2018
A component of the wheel suspension may not be strong enough and could break over time. As a consequ ...
     334
Audi-Q8-2018-recall-suspension 13. 4. 2019

Audi Q8 (2018)

  11/2018 - 12/2018
A component of the wheel suspension may not be strong enough and could break over time. As a consequ ...
     409
Audi-Q7-2018-recall-suspension 13. 4. 2019

Audi Q7 (2018)

  11/2018 - 12/2018
A component of the wheel suspension may not be strong enough and could break over time. As a consequ ...
     404
audi-q2-2017-recall 1. 12. 2017

Audi Q2 (2017)

  VIII. 2017
The fatigue strength of the rear axle stub may be insufficient. This could result in failure of the ...
     3,264

End of Suspension Sumary

Steering

End of Steering Sumary

Fuel Tank

End of Fuel Tank Sumary

Bodywork

Audi-Q5-recall-wheelhouse-trims-fall 20. 7. 2019

Audi Q5 (2015 - 2018)

  7/2015 - 12/2018
The wheelhouse trims may not have been adequately attached to the vehicle. As a result, the wheelhou ...
     594
Audi-A4-2018-recall-trailer-hitch-fault 15. 6. 2019

Audi A4 (2018)

  2/2018 - 10/2018
The locking mechanism in the articulated trailer hitch may be defective. Consequently, the trailer h ...
     383
Audi-A6-2018-recall-trailer-hitch-fault 15. 6. 2019

Audi A6 (2018)

  2/2018 - 10/2018
The locking mechanism in the articulated trailer hitch may be defective. Consequently, the trailer h ...
     324
Audi-A7-2018-recall-trailer-hitch-fault 15. 6. 2019

Audi A7 (2018)

  2/2018 - 10/2018
The locking mechanism in the articulated trailer hitch may be defective. Consequently, the trailer h ...
     239
Audi-A6-Avant-2018-sunroof-recall 17. 2. 2019

Audi A6 Avant (2018)

  4/2018 - 10/2018
Due to contamination during its manufacture, the bonding of the components of the sunroof may be aff ...
     543

End of Bodywork Sumary

Electronic

Audi-A4-2019-recall-airbag-transistor 18. 10. 2019

Audi A4 (2019)

  20. 5. 2019 - 2. 6. 2019
A damaged transistor may have been installed in the airbag control unit. Consequently, it may not pr ...
     69
Audi-A5-2019-recall-airbag-transistor 18. 10. 2019

Audi A5 (2019)

  20. 5. 2019 - 2. 6. 2019
A damaged transistor may have been installed in the airbag control unit. Consequently, it may not pr ...
     32
Audi-e-tron-recall-moisture-fire 6. 9. 2019

Audi e-Tron (2018 - 2019)

  12/2018 - 3/2019
Due to a faulty seal, moisture could reach the high voltage battery through the cabling of the charg ...
     221
Audi-Q3-2018-recall-turn-signal-lights-fault 16. 8. 2019

Audi Q3 (2014 - 2018)

  2014 - 2018
The function control device of the Body Control Module (BCM) may be incorrectly configured. This may ...
Audi-A6-2014-recall-heaing-fire 10. 2. 2019

Audi A6 (2014)

  7/2014 - 10/2014
The electrical connector for the auxiliary heating element may not have been fully secured during th ...
     585

End of Electronic Sumary

Door Locks

End of Door Locks Sumary

Stabilization

End of Stabilization Sumary

Seat Belts

audi-a5-2016--recall 27. 5. 2017

Audi A5 (2016)

  VI. 2016 - XII. 2016
The micro gas generator of the rear seat-belt pre-tensioners may be incorrectly installed. As a resu ...
     1,295
Audi-Q7-2016-recall 24. 3. 2017

Audi Q7 (2016)

  VII. - XII. 2016
Differences in the mixture ratio for the initiating devices for the airbags or seat-belt pre-tension ...
     1,002
Audi-Q5-2016-recall 24. 3. 2017

Audi Q5 (2016 )

  VII. - XII. 2016
Differences in the mixture ratio for the initiating devices for the airbags or seat-belt pre-tension ...
     855
audi-a8-2016-recall 24. 3. 2017

Audi A8 (2016)

  VII. - XII. 2016
Differences in the mixture ratio for the initiating devices for the airbags or seat-belt pre-tension ...
     1,306
audi-a7-2016-recall 24. 3. 2017

Audi A7 (2016)

  VII. - XII. 2016
Differences in the mixture ratio for the initiating devices for the airbags or seat-belt pre-tension ...
     1,262

End of Seat Belts Sumary

Fuel

Audi-A4-2013-recall-fuel-leak-fire 10. 3. 2019

Audi A4 (2013 - 2018)

  9/2013 - 4/2018
In certain vehicles, fuel can leak onto the engine fuel rail. Fuel leakage close to a source of igni ...
     882
Audi-A5-2017-recall-fuel-leak-fire 10. 3. 2019

Audi A5 (2013 - 2018)

  9/2013 - 4/2018
In certain vehicles, fuel can leak onto the engine fuel rail. Fuel leakage close to a source of igni ...
     521
Audi-A6-2015-recall-fuel-leak-fire 10. 3. 2019

Audi A6 (2013 - 2018)

  9/2013 - 4/2018
In certain vehicles, fuel can leak onto the engine fuel rail. Fuel leakage close to a source of igni ...
     717
Audi-A7-2015-recall-fuel-leak-fire 10. 3. 2019

Audi A7 (2013 - 2018)

  9/2013 - 4/2018
In certain vehicles, fuel can leak onto the engine fuel rail. Fuel leakage close to a source of igni ...
     472
Audi-A8-2014-recall-fuel-leak-fire 10. 3. 2019

Audi A8 (2013 - 2018)

  9/2013 - 4/2018
In certain vehicles, fuel can leak onto the engine fuel rail. Fuel leakage close to a source of igni ...
     412

End of Fuel Sumary

Seats

Audi-A3-2019-recall-headrest 6. 10. 2019

Audi A3 (2019)

  17. 2. 2019 - 1. 3. 2019
The headrest fitting on the rear seats may be defective. As a result, the support and protection pro ...
     93
Audi-Q2-2019-recall-headrest 6. 10. 2019

Audi Q2 (2019)

  17. 2. 2019 - 1. 3. 2019
The headrest fitting on the rear seats may be defective. As a result, the support and protection pro ...
     38
Audi-A8-2019-recall-rivets-seat-tracks-fault 12. 7. 2019

Audi A8 (2018 - 2019)

  9/2018 - 3/2019
The rivets which fix the seat tracks on the passenger side of the vehicle have an unsuitable head di ...
     269
Audi-S8-2019-recall-rivets-seat-tracks-fault 12. 7. 2019

Audi S8 (2018 - 2019)

  9/2018 - 3/2019
The rivets which fix the seat tracks on the passenger side of the vehicle have an unsuitable head di ...
     230
Audi-A3-2018-recall-head-rest 24. 3. 2019

Audi A3 (2018)

  4/2018 - 6/2018
The locking pin for securing the head restraints may be missing from the central rear seat. In the e ...
     393

End of Seats Sumary

Headlamps

Audi-Q3-2018-recall-turn-signal-lights-fault 16. 8. 2019

Audi Q3 (2014 - 2018)

  2014 - 2018
The function control device of the Body Control Module (BCM) may be incorrectly configured. This may ...

End of Headlamps Sumary

Tyres

End of Tyres Sumary



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