hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
59,673 miles

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problem #2

Nov 012010

A4 4-cyl

  • 59,000 miles
2005 Audi cabriolet; back window came unglued; dealer takes no responsibility. Said it was because of the Florida heat; talking with an upholstery, he reported 5 Audi cabriolet's coming in the last week with separated back window just here in naples, fl. Also the ECU transmission control module is out, will not go into reverse, indicator lights flashing; dealer of course said it is not a common problem, which I can see from my research it is!

- Naples, FL, USA

problem #1

Jul 212010


  • 60,346 miles
"intermittent headlight malfunction. Over the course of a year and a half of ownership, the right headlight has malfunctioned (turned off), with no consistent cause apparent. The specific error message that appears in the driver information screen is "left headlight dipped". this condition is both unsafe, and illegal - as many states will issue a traffic violation for driving with a non-functioning headlight. It has happened about 20 times, the headlight flickers, then goes out, but will come back on when the car is restarted, then be fine for weeks or months at a time. The dealership has been notified of the problem on at least 3 visits, and has claimed that everything is fine and they can not reproduce. They have suggested/guessed that it is the xenon light bulb itself, however it has checked out fine each time, and as mentioned, has functioned flawlessly after each occurrence with merely a restart of the vehicle. No parts have been repaired or replaced, however they have claimed to perform a visual inspection of the electrical connections on at least one visit. Anecdotal evidence (conversational, and via internet owners' forums) suggests that the problem is widespread among a substantial portion of Audi's model range and years 2005 Audi A4 3.2 quattro."

- Lantana, FL, USA