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Audi A5 / S5 Suspension Problems

260 TrueDelta members own a 2000 or newer Audi A5 / S5. 14 of these members (5.4%) have reported suspension repairs for their car. A total of 20 suspension repairs to Audi A5 / S5s--an average of 0.1 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page to see vehicles with no repairs or vehicles with more than three repairs. To see how frequently Audi A5 / S5 problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Percentage of Audi A5 / S5 repairs by problem area

Chart based on 212 repairs.

Audi A5 / S5 suspension repair cost distribution

Chart based on 8 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
Non-members can see only ten Audi A5 / S5 repair histories. Log in or join us to see them all.

2010 Audi A5 / S5 2dr Coupe

turbocharged 211hp 2.0L I4 6-speed shiftable automatic AWD

21700 mi   Replaced front wishbones, bushings causing steering wheel shake. TSB 2024687/3 
18000   Steering wheel shudder when turning at low speeds. Was informed that a hose needed to be replaced Steering wheel shuddered when turning at low speeds. 

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2010 Audi A5 / S5 2dr Coupe

turbocharged 211hp 2.0L I4 6-speed manual AWD

38260 mi   1000 km through a 6000 km trip the front wheel bearings started howling. On return, I took it to the dealer who changed both front wheel bearings. 
60180 C $325 Right, front wheel bearing replaced now, for the second time. First dealer, warranty repair was at 62,000 kms. 

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2010 Audi A5 / S5 2dr Coupe

354-horsepower 4.2L V8 6-speed manual AWD

47000 mi   Power steering hose clamp came off. 
61000   Power steering clamp failure due to blockage in hydraulic line. 

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2009 Audi A5 / S5 2dr Coupe

354-horsepower 4.2L V8 6-speed manual AWD

8680 mi   Noise from steering column when wheel turned 

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2009 Audi A5 / S5 2dr Coupe

265-horsepower 3.2L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic AWD

21700 mi   Wishbone replaced, steering realigned 
11000   Vibration in steering wheel above 65mph  
12000   Replaced control arms 

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2009 Audi A5 / S5 2dr Coupe

265-horsepower 3.2L V6 6-speed manual AWD

29000 mi   Power Steering Pump was making whining mechanical noise 
10000   My A5 developed a steering shimmy at ~5K miles. The Audi dealership failed to fix the problem with a road force tire balance at a previous visit. This time they replaced the tires and installed revised control arms with stiffer bushings 
27700   Lower front control arm ball joints developed squeaking sound when suspension was under load, such as going over a bump or turning a hard corner while parking. Parts were non-serviceable and were replaced under warranty with updated parts. 

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