Audi Q3 – Common problems

Common problems with the Audi Q3

Some problems will only occur after many years of operation, others are related to technical solutions and forced the manufacturer to issue a recall. In the following overview, you will find the most common problems for the Audi Q3, for which Audi has announced a recall through the EU Rapex system. For recalls and faults found in the UK scroll down.

If the problem is corrected in time, it may not affect the overall reliability of your Q3. However, the fault can often remain unresolved because the previous owner didn´t know about the recall or ignored the manufacturer’s letter.

The good news is that automakers usually provide unlimited time to correct such defects for free. Check to see if all of the potential problems with your Q3 have been resolved in the past. How to do it, we give advice on a special page.



Latest Q3’s Issues in the EU

Audi-RS-Q3-2021-seatbelts
24. 05. 2021

The safety belt restraint system might only work to a limited extent in the event of sharp braking or lateral tilting … .

Audi-Q3-2020-brake-pedal-weld
15. 03. 2021

Due to a manufacturing error, a weld joint between the brake pedal and the brake-pedal plate could break when the brake … .

Audi-Q3-2019-steering
19. 02. 2021

Due to a manufacturing error, the belt-pulley securing ring of the steering system may not be fully engaged. As a result, … .

If you wish to know more about eventual problems of a specific car (e.g. real mileage, potential traffic accidents damages, odometer rollback, repairs, etc.), then we suggest going to HPI-Check.

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Latest Q3’s Issues in the UK

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