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2001 Audi TT Problems and Repair Histories

Don't infer 2001 Audi TT problem frequency from what you see on this page. Many lucky owners have had no repairs, and their cars are not shown.

Percentage of 2001 Audi TT repairs by problem area

43% of the 2001 Audi TT repairs were to the engine, 10% to the transmission, 4% to the brakes, 15% to the suspension, 19% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 3% to the body and trim, and 5% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 134 repairs.

2001 Audi TT repair cost distribution

Of the 2001 Audi TT repairs that were not covered by warranty and were not do-it-yourself repairs, 7% cost less than $100, 32% between $100 and $499, 30% between $500 and $999, 25% between $1000 and $2499, and 6% more than $2500.

Chart based on 71 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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Repair costs are in local units.

2001 Audi TT

Engine not specified

Audi TT in Massachusetts, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Feb 2010 79000    
80000 0 constant drain on battery, not yet identified. battery dies in 3+days w/o use 
82000 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
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Dec 2009 91760    
93000 750 Exhaust flex pipe cracked/broken Valve cover gasket and cam tensioner gasket were leaking drivers side ball joint was worn 
97340 0 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. 
103080 0 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. 
106640 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. 
116560 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
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Feb 2010 88000    
89000 2900 Clutch was shot, as was flywheel. Converted dual-mass flywheel to single mass and replaced clutch. 
89000 900 Front sway bar linkage was rattling over bumps;  replaced torn CV boots (inner & outer). 
Audi TT in Michigan, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Apr 2009 129000    
130000 0 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. 
134000 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.  
137000 0 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. 
145000 425 Ignition coil pack for cylinder three failed. Had all four coil packs replaced. 
148000 548 Oil cooler was leaking due to abrasion from an adjoining part. Replaced. Minor leaking stopped. 
154000 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.  
155000 372 Serpentine belt pulley tore off engine. Pulley and belt had to be replaced 
161000 900 Transmission seals leaking.  Windshield washer reservoirs leaking. 
163000 2000 Replaced front sway bar bushings. Replaced front struts. Replaced front control arm bushings. Replaced rear stabilizer links. 
165000 2000 Replace alternator. Broken bolt at main #1 bearing at crankshaft. Replace all bolts for main caps. Replace oil pump. Replace main #1 bearing. 
165700 400 Replace front left outer axle shaft boot (CV boot) 
176700 1800 Replace electronic Haldex controller 
187000  
Audi TT in Colorado, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Dec 2009 84000    
85000 280 Windshield-washer nozzles plugged up. Problem returned in less than a week. 
85500 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. 
86000 0 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. 
95000 135 Stability control sensor replacement. 
95000 75 Loss of power assistance under boost due to failed vacuum line (line going into the vacuum booster). 
96000 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
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Apr 2009 33000    
33000 150 Replaced longitudinal acceleration sensor. 
39000  
Audi TT in Pennsylvania, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Apr 2009 72000    
75000 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. 
77300 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
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2009 60000    
73300 1634 Clutch slave cylinder. 
80000 450 Air conditioning problems. Replaced auxiliary fan assembly.  
88700 300 Alternator replacement. 
93000 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
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2009 23000    
29000 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. 
35000 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. 
36000  

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2001 Audi TT 2-door

turbocharged 4-cylinder manual AWD

Audi TT in Florida, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Apr 2009 100000    
113000 150 Replaced front and rear brake pads, bled brakes and replaced fluid 
 

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