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2001 Audi TT repairs by problem area

Engine (40%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (9%)

Brakes and Traction Control (7%)

Suspension and Steering (14%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (20%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (5%)

Other (5%)

Chart based on 166 repairs.

2001 Audi TT repair cost distribution

$2500+ (6%)

$1000 - $2499 (27%)

$500 - $999 (29%)

$100 - $499 (31%)

< $100 (7%)

Chart based on 84 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
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2001 Audi TT

Engine not specified

Audi TT in Massachusetts, United States
Feb 2010 - Jul 2010
Mar 2010

80000 mi
constant drain on battery, not yet identified. battery dies in 3+days w/o use 
Jul 2010

82000 mi

US $900
alternator failure, no warning lights - car just stopped dead on the road. 

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2001 Audi TT 2dr Hatch

turbocharged 225hp 1.8L I4 6-speed manual AWD

Audi TT in Ontario, Canada
Dec 2009 - Feb 2011
Jan 2010

93000 mi

C $750
Exhaust flex pipe cracked/broken Valve cover gasket and cam tensioner gasket were leaking drivers side ball joint was worn 
Feb 2010

97340 mi
Upper strut bushings and bearings were replaced because I noticed they were worn while the car was in for repairs on the previous visit to my garage. Stock radio head unit not functioning. Replaced with new non-oem unit. 
Apr 2010

103080 mi
Drivers side mirror glass loose, unable to adjust, mirror constantly shaking. Glass had become detached from inside unit, glass was re-attached with body shop glue specifically for this type of problem, mirror now functions normally and does not vibrate. 
Jul 2010

106640 mi

C $175
low oil pressure light came on while driving. Had car towed to shop. routine oil/filter change done, problem persisted, oil pressure switch was then replaced, and this solved the issue. 
Feb 2011

116560 mi

C $50
Noticed an unusual noise coming from engine...vag-com was run and came up with "inconsistent throttle." Mechanic checked throttle valve hose and it was worn. Hose was simply cut and re-attached to valve, repairing issue. 
Audi TT in Tennessee, United States
Feb 2010 - May 2010
Apr 2010

89000 mi

US $2900
Clutch was shot, as was flywheel. Converted dual-mass flywheel to single mass and replaced clutch. 
May 2010

89000 mi

US $900
Front sway bar linkage was rattling over bumps;  replaced torn CV boots (inner & outer). 
Audi TT in Michigan, United States
Apr 2009 - Sep 2013
May 2009

130000 mi
During the 130,000 miles scheduled maintenance it was discovered that both rear sway bar links have play in them and need to be replaced. I decided to defer repair until the next scheduled maintenance at 140,000 miles. 
Oct 2009

134000 mi

US $700
Oil leak at timing belt pulley dripped on coolant flange causing it to crack. Leaking small amount of oil and coolant. Replace variable camshaft timing belt housing gasket and tension cover gasket kit. Replace coolant flange at rear of cylinder head.  
Dec 2009

137000 mi
Replace license plate light sockets, replace right running light socket. Disconnect headlight washers to stop leak. Replace thermostat and housing. Replace left inner CV boot. Replace front engine seal cam and crank. 
May 2010

145000 mi

US $425
Ignition coil pack for cylinder three failed. Had all four coil packs replaced. 
Aug 2010

148000 mi

US $548
Oil cooler was leaking due to abrasion from an adjoining part. Replaced. Minor leaking stopped. 
Feb 2011

154000 mi

US $920
Coolant flange replaced under warranty. Oil change. Oil pan drain hole stripped. Insert placed. Replace molded plastic tube from suction jet to intake manifold. Replace suction jet and one way check valve with three way splitter.  
Mar 2011

155000 mi

US $372
Serpentine belt pulley tore off engine. Pulley and belt had to be replaced 
Aug 2011

161000 mi

US $900
Transmission seals leaking.  Windshield washer reservoirs leaking. 
Oct 2011

163000 mi

US $2000
Replaced front sway bar bushings. Replaced front struts. Replaced front control arm bushings. Replaced rear stabilizer links. 
Dec 2011

165000 mi

US $2000
Replace alternator. Broken bolt at main #1 bearing at crankshaft. Replace all bolts for main caps. Replace oil pump. Replace main #1 bearing. 
Jan 2012

165700 mi

US $400
Replace front left outer axle shaft boot (CV boot) 
Oct 2012

176700 mi

US $1800
Replace electronic Haldex controller 
Audi TT in Colorado, United States
Dec 2009 - Apr 2013
Jan 2010

85000 mi

US $280
Windshield-washer nozzles plugged up. Problem returned in less than a week. 
Feb 2010

85500 mi

US $280
Clogged windshield washer nozzle. Four repair visits. Problem returned immediately after visits 2-4. Cleaned during 2nd, no work during 3rd. 4th supposedly involved a part replacement, which I highly doubt. 
Mar 2010

86000 mi
Clogged windshield washer nozzle. I gave up on the dealer, who claims "normal," and now clear the nozzles myself. Time between failures has greatly increased. 
Oct 2011

95000 mi

US $135
Stability control sensor replacement. 
Feb 2012

95000 mi

US $75
Loss of power assistance under boost due to failed vacuum line (line going into the vacuum booster). 
Mar 2012

96000 mi

US $180
Driver's door latch wore out, had to be replaced. 

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2001 Audi TT 2dr Convertible

turbocharged 225hp 1.8L I4 6-speed manual AWD

Audi TT in Washington, United States
Apr 2009 - Mar 2015
May 2009

33000 mi

US $150
Replaced longitudinal acceleration sensor. 
Audi TT in Pennsylvania, United States
Apr 2009 - Oct 2012
Sep 2009

75000 mi

US $2600
Timing belt tensioner failed at 74500 miles resulting in slipped belt and crashed valves. Mechanic repaired head and did the rest of the normal timing belt service as well. Mechanic noticed that a vacuum hose harness had become brittle and cracked and so replaced it. Plastic funnel that holds the dipstick had become brittle and broken. 
Apr 2010

77300 mi

US $700
Intermittent noise was diagnosed as worn front axles and bearings. These were replaced. (This also then required a front-end alignment and so the garage aligned front and back.) 
Audi TT in Illinois, United States
Aug 2009 - Oct 2011
Apr 2010

73300 mi

US $1634
Clutch slave cylinder. 
Jun 2010

80000 mi

US $450
Air conditioning problems. Replaced auxiliary fan assembly.  
Apr 2011

88700 mi

US $300
Alternator replacement. 
Aug 2011

93000 mi

US $210
Coolant leak due to cracked coolant flange. 

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2001 Audi TT 2dr Convertible

turbocharged 180hp 1.8L I4 5-speed manual FWD

Audi TT in Florida, United States
Aug 2009 - Jun 2015
Jun 2010

29000 mi

US $230
I broke the mirror adjustment switch when I leaned on it. Dealer replaced it. Part is too fragile for it's use! Cost me $130 for the part and $55 to install it. Passenger window suddenly stopped operating. Dealer said that the computer that constrols the windows needed some re-programming. Cost $50 to reprogram. 
Jul 2013

35000 mi

US $1500
Convertable top needed to be replaced due to failure of the seal holding the rear window in place. Two different shops recommended that top needed to be replaced as window could not re-installed in old top. 
May 2014

37700 mi
Passenger window failed to close. Scheduled repair was canceled when problem went away by itself. Possibly due to water in control in the door which eventually dried out. 

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2001 Audi TT 2-door

turbocharged 4-cylinder manual AWD

Audi TT in Florida, United States
Apr 2009 - Mar 2010
Jun 2009

113000 mi

US $150
Replaced front and rear brake pads, bled brakes and replaced fluid 

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2001 Audi TT Repair Histories

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