fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
10,840 miles

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2012 Audi Q5 fuel system problems

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2012 Audi Q5 Owner Comments

problem #5

Nov 222016


  • miles


Takata recall. The contact owns a 2012 Audi Q5. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign numbers: 16V078000 (air bags) and 16V660000 (fuel system, gasoline). However, the parts to do the repairs were unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. VIN tool confirms parts not available.

- Grand Prairie, TX, USA

problem #4

Oct 272016


  • miles
I have already filled the online form about my vehicle but will also send to Audi care wa1dkafp8ca096667 I had low oil pressure warning at 32000 miles and was towed. I was told when I went for the first time for low oil pressure, they thought may be the oil switch was at fault and I had to pay for it with just 32000 miles on it oil pressure low warning came back again with starting the engine on the driveway. Had to tow it back to jack ingram in montgomery and now was told its the seal of the crank shaft at fault. I think its a saftey issue with warning I cant drive warning onstranded on the street. I request you all to look inti oil leak from cramshaft thanks dinesh

- Midland City, AL, USA

problem #3

Oct 152016


  • miles
Takata recall. I am afraid to drive this vehicle. Something I am paying a lot of hard earned money for may potentially kill me. I can't sell this vehicle without paying a large amount to cover the difference of what I owe on it. How do I get this problem fixed or sell without owing money?

- Boulder, CO, USA

problem #2

Oct 062015


  • 53,950 miles
Drive 2012 Audi Q5 2.0T premium plus. I was driving back home and malfunction indicator light (mil) showed up. The engine is making whistling sound. I took my car to Audi dealership and they informed me that the high pressure fuel pump and some other parts would need replacement. I got a letter from Audi about warranty extension for fuel injector to 120K miles. As per the dealership, this is a different issue. When researched online, this is a very known issue and alot of Audi 2.0T engines have come up with this issue. My car just went out of warranty and is at 54K miles, this is upsetting that such a known issue and I've to pay for this.

- Norwood, MA, USA

problem #1

Aug 012012

Q5 4-cyl

  • 250 miles
The distance between the accelerator and brake peddle is inadequate and on multiple instances my foot has gotten stuck. It has gotten stuck while accelerating and also when going to move my foot off the accelerator and onto the brake peddle.

- South Orange , NJ, USA

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