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2007 Audi Q7 Engine Problems and Repair Histories

2007 Audi Q7 repairs by problem area

Engine (21%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (1%)

Brakes and Traction Control (10%)

Suspension and Steering (5%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (37%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (17%)

Other (9%)

Chart based on 331 repairs.

2007 Audi Q7

Engine not specified

52000 mi Q7 in the shop from June through November for rattling noise from engine, major electrical problems, and a water leak. The day after I got it back the CEL came on again. In shop many times before, average of 30+ days each time. Got rid of it. 

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2007 Audi Q7 4dr SUV

turbocharged 233hp 3.0L V6 Diesel 6-speed shiftable automatic AWD

16120 mi For the second time unable to open fuel cap, using electrical access switch 
22940 mi Replace Turbo 
29140 mi Turbo Replaced 

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2007 Audi Q7 4dr SUV

350-horsepower 4.2L V8 6-speed shiftable automatic AWD

13000 mi had to have the gas tank replaced due to the small silver disc at the gas intake failing - gasoline pump got stuck and the disc would not seat properly - this is a "cold weld" and forced replacement of the entire tank  
35000 mi Check engine light. They replaced an intake manifold flap. I got it back the next day and the light came on again. 
35500 mi They now think it's an air intake hose issue. Parts ordered. 
36000 mi The vehicle has gone in approximately 5 times for a check engine light issue. On the most recent visit, they replaced the oil separator. The check engine light has not returned since. 
37000 mi Coolant warning light came on. Discovered coolant levels were well below minimum. Per dealer, coolant system leak, replaced coolant tank. 
99000 mi

US $1200
Replaced oil filter stand gasket and crank case ventilation seal. Also performed carbon buildup cleanup. 
102000 mi

US $2500
Oil seals needed to be replaced on the upper CAM cover and internal areas. 
107000 mi

US $1000
Oil leak from the oil separator and also replacement of an O2 sensor. 
109000 mi Oil smell continues to intermittently enter the cabin. 
118000 mi Recurring oil leak spilling onto the exhaust manifold causing burning oil smell to enter the cabin. 
57700 mi

US $1000
had to replace engine 
60700 mi

US $85
Intake manifold actuator failed. 
41540 mi Coil failed caused a cylinder to misfire. 
99700 mi

US $1200
Oil Seal and separator replacement 
112300 mi

US $1700
O2 Sensor, Engine Computer, Repair still in progress 
58500 mi Oil Leak: Bad gasket between oil filter housing and engine block. Removed intake manifold in order to repace bad seals. 
96000 mi

US $900
code PO174 bank 2 system too lean. they replaced a sensor and the oil separator and the problem still exists. 
43000 mi Noticed oil on floor under engine. Remedy - found oil separator leaking Cat 3. R&R oil separator. Cleaned off engine. 
82500 mi

US $700
Replaced oil strainer 

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2007 Audi Q7 4dr SUV

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

9700 mi Broken fuel sensor(car inoperable for 5 weeeks, sunroof rattle 
98580 mi

C $160
The fan always had problems and it started smoking last week! Repair cost would be $400+labour...not like. My husband tried fixing it but it's close to the end of its life. 
99580 mi

C $1200
Spark plugs and something else need to be replaced 
103780 mi

C $1000
Also replaced the fan. 
88640 mi

C $500
The dealer could not identify a problem. Proposed to remove an engine to figure it out ($5K labor only to remove and reinstall). Got it from the dealer in worst condition than initially. 
139000 mi

US $60
Replaced serpentine belt tension pulley. 
147000 mi

US $250
Replaced oil filter and flange unit. Vehicle was making a noise intermediately at startup. Sounded as if top half was not being lubricated with oil. 
163300 mi

US $1500
Cylinder head had the water jacket leak into number 5 cylinder. This was caused by erosion to the head itself. Cylinder head is being welded by a shop and will get a valve job and be resurfaced. Car is still being worked on. 
86700 mi Timing chain skipped. Timing chain tensioners, guides, cogs replaced. All valves were reported bent due to timing chain skipping and creating need to remove engine, bore cylinder heads, and replace all valves. 
51000 mi

US $2300
Excessive Carbon Build Up - Check Engine Light 
127300 mi

US $1100
Had to replace one catalytic converter and O2 sensor 
153000 mi

US $400
Rear coolant leak 
183000 mi

US $540
Engine fault, fuel pressure sensor faults replace sensor in fuel system still an issue. 
197500 mi

US $2400
Replace catalytic converter Replaced fuel pump 
32471 mi Misfiring and Hesitation 
39674 mi Misfiring continues, check engine comes on. Dealer sees errors and updates codes. 
41082 mi

US $493
EPC light is on,key was stuck in car. Brake light malfunction and door handle malfunction  
47173 mi

US $382
Engine misfiring. Dealer states no trouble found. Rear fog light repaired. Rear door handle button won't lock doors. 
49143 mi

US $221
Won't start. ESP warning and check engine light. Misfiring. Water Ingress. MMI replaced as goodwill (Warranty Expired).  
49743 mi

US $316
Won't start ESP light and check engine. Misfiring. ECM replaced.(Goodwill) 
50325 mi Won't start ESP warning light. Moisture in vehicle. (Goodwill) Power Stud and Wiring checked 
51552 mi Misfiring and won't start. Deal states new battery is needed and G17 Fueling injector clean for carbon build up. Repair was declined and deal wish to no longer work on vehicle. "LMFAO" 
15000 mi Noise and oil pressure indicator after sitting for a couple of days. The dealer replaced oil filter flange kit as per TSB 2015411/4. 
5000 mi Coolant leak. 
5000 mi Fix coolant leak reported in Jan.. 
9000 mi Governor engaged while driving. No discernable cause, but dealer fixed the problem with a software upgrade. 
16000 mi

US $25
Oil Pump not functioning properly. TSB recall notice from Audi was used to solve problem. 
10000 mi 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 mi Grinding noise and oil light on cold starts returned. This time dealer replaced oil filter flange and problem was resolved. 
6000 mi Front Oxygen sensor code detected and replaced. 
11000 mi O2 sensor replaced, reset 10k service reminder as this is not included with optional AUDICARE service package. 
90000 mi

US $2100
Cleaned carbon out of engine.  
90300 mi Update: one month later might have total engine failure despite all service at dealerships. Ordered new engine, dealer agreed to pick up 80 percent because we've bought three vehicles from them. 
91000 mi New engine was received & placed in vehicle by dealer - vehicle was in service for about 90 days. Q7 now runs very smooth - dealer also serviced transmission free of charge. 
37000 mi Engine Coil failure 
40000 mi Dieseling, engine rattle, oil injector 

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2007 Audi Q7 4-door

6-cylinder automatic AWD

17000 mi Low oil pressure indicator. 
18000 mi 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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2006.5 Audi Q7 4dr SUV

350-horsepower 4.2L V8 6-speed shiftable automatic AWD

38440 mi

A $460
Faulty under hood heat sensor turning cooling fan on at random, flattening battery. Sensor replaced under extended warranty but battery not covered - had to be replaced. 
55460 mi Vehicle occasionally loses power when going from standing start up an incline, when motor is already warm. It then revs high before coming right. Only happened twice, but no trace found on computer. Tested by mechanics, but could not repeat. 

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2007 Audi Q7 Engine Problems

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