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Audi Q5 – Common problems

Common problems for the Audi Q5

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 Q5, 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 Q5. 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 Q5 have been resolved in the past. How to do it, we give advice on a special page.


Latest Q5’s Issues in the EU

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11 May 2020

Moisture can penetrate into the belt starter generator (RSG – Riemen-Starter-Generator). This can result in a short circuit, leading to local … .

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7 September 2019

During the production of the instrument panel, the welding of a joint may not have been executed in line with the … .

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20 July 2019

The wheelhouse trims may not have been adequately attached to the vehicle. As a result, the wheelhouse trims could detach in … .

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 Q5’s Issues in the UK

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