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Audi Q7 Problems and Repair Histories

299 TrueDelta members own a 2000 or newer Audi Q7. 113 of these members (37.8%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 342 repairs to Audi Q7s--an average of 1.1 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 10% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 342 repairs.

Audi Q7 repair cost distribution

Of the Audi Q7 repairs that were not covered by warranty and were not do-it-yourself repairs, 8% cost less than $100, 45% between $100 and $499, 19% between $500 and $999, 19% between $1000 and $2499, and 8% more than $2500.

Chart based on 62 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 problems and repair histories. Log in or join us to see them all.
Repair costs are in local units.

2007 Audi Q7

Engine not specified

Audi in California, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Dec 2006 2000    
3000 0 gas door (flap) would not lock 
 

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2007 Audi Q7 4dr SUV

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

Audi Q7 in California, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Mar 2007 0    
2000 0 Electrical steering wheel column adjustment was broken; steering wheel column could be adjusted left/right but not up/down. Electrical steering wheel column adjustment was broken; steering wheel column could be adjusted left/right but not up/down.  Previous repair had side effects: steering was misaligned and steering column produced noises when turning. 
7000 0 One of the keys was not working (no remote operation, did not unlock immobilizer) 
15000 0 Rubber lining for front doors was coming off 
21000 0 Engine Light came on due to low voltage condition in the engine; shop could not find the source and simply reset the engine light. 
24000 0 Battery was being severly drain while car was stopped. Reason found: Radio module was not turning off when car was. 
 
Audi Q7 in Illinois, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Dec 2006 0    
0 Adaptive cruise not functioning properly. Part ordered 
3000 0 Adaptive cruise control replaced and recalibrated. Working perfectly now. 
10000 0 Second smaller sunroof screen would not stay closed. Defective latch. 
19000 0 Vacuum pump for brakes defective. Parts ordered the afternoon I dropped Q7 off. Repairs complete the next day. 
26000 0 Telephone module defective. Replaced while I waited. 
30000 0 MMI/radio/NAV inoperative on cold morning if vehicle is left outside temperatures below 20F. MMI acting up during cold mornings. 
30000 0 Satellite module needed to be replaced. Technician placed module in freezer to replicate problem. 
 

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2007 Audi Q7 4-door

6-cylinder automatic AWD

Audi Q7 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 
 
Audi Q7 in Alabama, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jan 2007 3000    
8000 0 Vehicle experienced a major power failure that left us stranded out of town. Vehicle towed to dealership. Battery was completely drained. Battery charged. Computer was unable to isolate source of drain. Car returned with no problem identified. 
 

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2006.5 Audi Q7 4dr SUV

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

Audi Q7 in Queensland, Australia
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jul 2007 11780    
12400 0 Under stress on left turn only, I could feel a definite 'clunk'through the steering wheel. The entire steering rack was replaced (took 10 weeks to come from Germany!) 
19840 0 steering rack deemed to be faulty When cell phone rings, it occasionally screeches very loudly. 
22320 0 Screeching sound when phone rings and occassional dropout of Bluetooth connection 
22940 0 Aerial for bluetooth replaced. 3 weeks and no 'screeching'. Bluetooth still drops out occasionally - am sending phone back to phone dealer to check. 
24800 0 Hydraulic suspension lost pressure -vehicle sat down hard on the shock absorbers. Towed to dealer who cleaned the control box and contacts inside, tested and found nothing wrong. All seems ok. Also replaced part of park brake release as light stayed on. 
37200 0 Although locked up for 48 hours, battery died completely. This has happened twice before with previous battery but this battery is less than 1 year old. Charged up ok, not reoccurred. Trying to get reflash but no luck yet 
38440 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. 
46500 0 Push button locking on both RH doors failed. Parts ordered and installed Parking brake not releasing completely. Adjusted and now working well. 
50840 1260 brake pads and rotors replaced 
54560 0 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. Bluetooth to iPhone dropping out or not connecting 
 

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