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2012 Audi Q5 repairs by problem area

Engine (24%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (11%)

Brakes and Traction Control (16%)

Suspension and Steering (6%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (18%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (24%)

Other (1%)

Chart based on 83 repairs.
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2012 Audi Q5

Engine not specified

Audi Q5 in Alberta, Canada
Mar 2012 - Apr 2012
Apr 2012

620 mi
noise on the window 

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2012 Audi Q5 4dr SUV

turbocharged 211hp 2.0L I4 8-speed shiftable automatic AWD

Audi Q5 in North Carolina, United States
Jan 2012 - Jan 2014
Jul 2012

10000 mi
Warped rotors. Replaced under warranty, no fault of owner 
Sep 2012

12000 mi
Warped rotors again. 
Dec 2012

19000 mi
Warped rotors yet again. Brake pads and rotors replaced by Audi 
Feb 2013

22500 mi
Rotors warped again. Left front caliper replaced (possibly sticking) and new front rotors. 
Aug 2013

31700 mi
Braking issues, rotors keep warping. The German engineers got involved and could not figure anything out.  
Oct 2013

35000 mi
Needed rotors again 
Audi Q5 in New York, United States
Oct 2011 - Nov 2013
Jul 2012

6300 mi
Required software update to fix jerky low speed shifts 
Nov 2012

10300 mi
Discoloration on chrome trim 
Jul 2013

16000 mi
AC pressure valve? failed 
Oct 2013

19500 mi
Replaced both front leather seat back skins due to defect in material that caused tears in leather at headrest grommets 
Audi Q5 in Georgia, United States
Dec 2011 - Sep 2015
Mar 2012

4000 mi
Heated seats did not provide any adequate level of heat. A TSB had been issued for 2012 Q5 to correct this issue. the work took less than 1 hour. 
Audi Q5 in Utah, United States
Aug 2011 - Apr 2013
May 2012

9000 mi
Bad brake pad wear sensor replaced. 
Nov 2012

22000 mi
Replaced passenger side mirror. 
Audi Q5 in Colorado, United States
Sep 2011 - Sep 2015
Nov 2011 Transmission fault code; R&R mechatronic unit 
Mar 2012

7000 mi
Rattle in rear seatback repaired 
Mar 2015

72000 mi
Fan problem 
Audi Q5 in California, United States
Aug 2011 - Nov 2013
Feb 2012

5000 mi
Adjustment to cargo cover to stop frequent rattling. 
Jun 2012

8000 mi
Fixed rattle myself by wrapping tape around the rubber pegs that hold the cover in place. 
Nov 2013

22000 mi
Brakes pads are rotors required replacement at 22,000 miles. odd shifting behavior at very low speeds. 
Audi Q5 in New York, United States
Nov 2011 - Jan 2014
Feb 2012

3000 mi
Steering pump replaced because it was making a loud squealing noise. Noise continues after replacement, Audi claims there is no fix to the issue. 

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2012 Audi Q5 4dr SUV

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

Audi Q5 in Florida, United States
Feb 2012 - Jun 2012
Apr 2012

1700 mi
There was a "plinking" sound in the driver side, front wheel well when I hit a moderate bump (train track/elevated manhole/brick road). The problem was corrected. 
Audi Q5 in Georgia, United States
Jan 2012 - Mar 2015
Feb 2012

5000 mi
MMI. Needed to be reset. Radio had loud hum. No problems since 
Apr 2013

16000 mi
Bad Cam Filter Sensor part had to be ordered 

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2012 Audi Q5 Repair Histories

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