1.8

hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
90,000 miles

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problem #1

Nov 062017

Q7

  • 90,000 miles
While in motion on the highway, this vehicle intermittently loses power. A warning on the dash shows "gearbox malfunction" and the vehicle goes into limp mode. Once over so the side of the road, the vehicle can be turned off, and then restarted. Once restarted, no warning lights are visible and the vehicle drives as normal. This seems to happen in the summer months rather then winter and is sporadic. Sometimes it won't happen for a month. Other times it will happen 3 times in the same trip. It is dangerous to try and get over to the side of the road in high traffic traveling 60+mph. Internet searches on issues with Audi gearbox malfunctions shows that this is a problem, but no recall has been done.

- Medicine Lake, MN, USA