fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
15,319 miles

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2011 Audi Q5 fuel system problems

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2011 Audi Q5 Owner Comments

problem #3

Feb 102016

Q5 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles


Takata recall. The contact owns a 2011 Audi Q5. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign numbers: 16V660000 (fuel system, gasoline) and 16V078000 (air bags). The parts to do the repairs were unavailable. The manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was notified. The contact had not experienced a failure. VIN tool confirms parts not available. Updated 01/05/2017 updated 01/17/17.

- Warwick, RI, USA

problem #2

Mar 082014

Q5 4-cyl

  • 42,657 miles
My car (2011 Audi Q5) engine abruptly shut down at low speed twice on the same day, once at a stop sign and second time while backing out of the garage. About 2 weeks ago, the car stopped while trying to pull out of a parking lot at speed of about 10 mph or less. Fuel tank was more than half full and battery is good too. Car is less than 3 years old with service date starting May 2011. Vagcom analysis when connecting the car obdi port to my laptop indicates fault codes 4732, 4735 among several others relating to misfiring cylinders and faults in the fuel pump circuit/electronics. A cursory search on the internet indicates several such incidents with many other car owners where the car had to be towed to the dealership service department to get it fixed. This is a dangerous situation in which car can come to stop in the middle of the road and I hope Audi takes leadership in proactively solving this problem before a serious accident/injury happens to someone.

- Austin, TX, USA

problem #1

Sep 262011

Q5 6-cyl

  • 3,300 miles
Crank sensor failure and and fuel pump failure.

- Chicago, IL, USA

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