really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 1
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
115,054 miles

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problem #8

Aug 052020


  • 175,000 miles
Noticed air bag lights on didnt think quick, also I notuced electrical issue here & there. Engine runs & sounds louder when using A/C. when you go to shut off vehicle theres a loud thump thump noise at the end fir about 3 mins or so, problems starting the engine, back windshield wiper turns on by its self, a week ago the light in the bavk turns on by it self. Other engine problems not sure if all tied in together I just started my purchase on 7/21/2020 from a car dealer. Had it checked by 2 people & one said air leak showing from diagnostic machine. My dealer put on machine & said didnt see nothing wrong. Power steering goes out have to fill almost every 2-3 days. My dealer said dont put more cause it could mess up engine. So I didnt & 2 days later driving 15 -20 mph on residential street it starts sounding like its going to stop so I presumed to shut off engine. Chevk under the hood & the power steering fluid was bone dey smoking slightly, & belt was pulled out a& shredded & it wouldnt even turm on enough to get a full start & dealer came & towed it back. Now he saying I need a new engine

- Ft Worth, TX, USA

problem #7

Jan 042018


  • 158,978 miles
'takata recall' I made appointments and registered to get my airbag replaced on numerous occasions. In June I made an appointment at the elmwood park location and when I got their the guy lied and said the computers are down he didn't want to help me. They have the parts available and don't want to fix it it is now 2018 and no one from Audi called me and my vehicle is registered with them. So my air bag can rupture at any time I was in a car accident on 1/4/17 I was intentionally rear ended by a white BMW and I was in the car with my 8 year old nephew and mom who was in the front passenger seat I could have been killed and seriously injured. Not only that my gas tank fuel injector the air pressure is off causing it to stop constantly while getting gas. Third I had this P2005 and P2006 error code which is the intake air exchange manifold flap check engine light on which is a manufacturing error when I went to get it replaced costing me 1,800 the light is still on and the same error code is back 2 months later nothing was fixed on my car period and on 10/31/17 I went to Audi in upper saddle river and they did not fix it either of find a dealer with the airbag near by that has the parts to replace it tho could have cost me and my passengers their life and this isn't unacceptable for Audi to treat customers like that regardless of my vehicle being old new or brought from a third party dealership all Audi owners should be treated equally and remedies be address according to law and recall. Being that a safety recall is issued customer preference is null and void because safety and wealth has no bearing in who gets first dibs on airbags no Audi owner should get preference over the other whether it be they brought their car directly from the Audi dealership or not and that the impression I'm getting and based on my experience not all customers and owner are treated equally

- Haledon, NJ, USA

problem #6

May 292017


  • miles
Takata recall water pump is bad an it is on the recall list

- Ocala, FL, USA

problem #5

Sep 232015

A4 6-cyl

  • 118,000 miles
The contact owns a 2005 Audi A4. While driving at 35 mph, "low oil pressure, turn engine off and pull over" was displayed across the message board. The vehicle was taken to an independent mechanic who diagnosed that the oil pump needed to be replaced. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The failure mileage was 118,000. Updated 04/06/16 updated 11/3/2017

- Wichita, KS, USA

problem #4

Jul 302015


  • 133,000 miles
Driving down the road and my car starts smoking and catchs on fire

- Wheatland, OK, USA

problem #3

Aug 292014


  • 130,000 miles
Stopped on a hill at a stop light, went to go and car lunged forward and died. Had to immediately apply brakes, car started again. Has happened multiple times. We are second owner, have only had the car for a year and found that the transmission control module for this vehicle was already replaced at 49,000 miles - under warranty to other owner. Now, at 130K miles we are being told it has to be replaced again. It is a danger to drive as they said the transmission could fail or even the gears could slip causing danger to the passengers. This particular model of Audi transmission, known as "multitronic" or "cvt" has numerous complaints and failures. We paid 12K for this car used and have a major malfunction within a year.

- Lake Tapps, WA, USA

problem #2

Mar 012014


  • 106,453 miles
Shifting from second to third gear and the gas pedal went down to the floor and engine redlined rpms. I had to manually pull the pedal from the floor where the engine and pedal functioned as normal afterwards. I checked the floor mat and it was secure and away from impeding the pedal.

- Norcross, GA, USA

problem #1

Mar 012013

A4 4-cyl

  • 99,000 miles
Can't star and epc light on.

- San Francisco, CA, USA