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Audi Q7 Engine Problems and Repair Histories

299 TrueDelta members own a 2000 or newer Audi Q7. 66 of these members (22.1%) have reported engine repairs for their car. A total of 69 engine repairs to Audi Q7s--an average of 0.2 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page for more details. To see how frequently Audi Q7 problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Want to read about specific problems behind these stats? Jump to the Audi Q7 problem descriptions below.

Don't infer Audi Q7 problem frequency from what you see on this page. Many lucky owners have had no repairs, and their cars are not shown.

Percentage of Audi Q7 repairs by problem area

20% of the Audi Q7 repairs were to the engine, 1% to the transmission, 9% to the brakes, 4% to the suspension, 36% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 20% to the body and trim, and 9% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 341 repairs.

Audi Q7 engine repair cost distribution

Of the Audi Q7 engine repairs that were not covered by warranty and were not do-it-yourself repairs, 5% cost less than $100, 45% between $100 and $499, 9% between $500 and $999, 32% between $1000 and $2499, and 9% more than $2500.

Chart based on 22 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 Q7 Engine problems and repair histories. Log in or join us to see them all.
Repair costs are in local units.

2008 Audi Q7 4dr SUV

280-horsepower 3.6L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic AWD

Audi Q7 in Texas, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Feb 2009 6000    
6000 0 Faulty emission sensor. 
 

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2007 Audi Q7 4dr SUV

280-horsepower 3.6L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic AWD

Audi Q7 in Washington, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2007 8000    
15000 0 Noise and oil pressure indicator after sitting for a couple of days. The dealer replaced oil filter flange kit as per TSB 2015411/4. 
 
Audi Q7 in New Jersey, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2007 1000    
5000 0 Coolant leak. 
5000 0 Fix coolant leak reported in Jan.. 
 
Audi Q7 in Washington, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Dec 2006 1000    
9000 0 Governor engaged while driving. No discernable cause, but dealer fixed the problem with a software upgrade. 
16000 25 Oil Pump not functioning properly. TSB recall notice from Audi was used to solve problem. 
 
Audi Q7 in Texas, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2007 9000    
10000 0 The "Diesel" sound on cold start. Dealer stated earlier VIN did not match engines with valve issue. Stated this time start up noise fixed via software update. Engine noise is now gone. 
22000 0 Grinding noise and oil light on cold starts returned. This time dealer replaced oil filter flange and problem was resolved. 
 

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2007 Audi Q7 4-door

6-cylinder automatic AWD

Audi in Texas, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Mar 2007 15000    
17000 0 Low oil pressure indicator. 
18000 0 Oil Pressure light came on frequently. Audi decided to replace the ENTIRE ENGINE. I think they may have an issue with Q7s as the service manager indicated that this was not the first vehicle he had seen where the corporate office decided to replace the 
 

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