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2011 Audi Q5 repairs by problem area

Engine (47%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (5%)

Brakes and Traction Control (2%)

Suspension and Steering (4%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (19%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (15%)

Other (7%)

Chart based on 169 repairs.
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2011 Audi Q5 repair cost distribution

$2500+ (5%)

$1000 - $2499 (9%)

$500 - $999 (11%)

$100 - $499 (15%)

< $100 (60%)

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Chart based on 116 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2011 Audi Q5

Engine not specified

Audi Q5 in Massachusetts, United States
Aug 2015 - Sep 2015
Sep 2015

66000 mi

US $2000
Replaced door mirror module, fuel pump, batteries (three times). Seems to be computer glitches that keep electrical things on. Audi is discussing with me. 
Audi Q5 in California, United States
Mar 2012 - Dec 2013
Nov 2013

49100 mi

US $500
Driver's seat belt does not retract. Could not replicate, again. 

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2011 Audi Q5 4dr SUV

turbocharged 211hp 2.0L I4 8-speed shiftable automatic AWD

Audi Q5 in Texas, United States
Feb 2012 - Apr 2016
May 2015

50300 mi
bad valves, car was using oil 
Audi Q5 in Pennsylvania, United States
Jun 2011 - May 2013
May 2012

19000 mi
Visor clip broken. Replaced under warranty. 
Jun 2012

21000 mi
AC/heat computer module failing. 
Mar 2013

28000 mi
Cracked engine block caused by a broken driveshaft bolt. Engine had severe vibration and oil leak. New engine replacement under warranty. Took total of 3 weeks. Cracked engine block caused by a broken driveshaft bolt. Engine had severe vibration and oil leak. New engine replacement under warranty. Took total of 3 weeks. 
Audi Q5 in Texas, United States
Jun 2012 - Sep 2018
Aug 2012

19000 mi
WATER LEAKED UNDER THE GLOVE COMPARTMENT AFTER CAR WASH. IT WAS FIXED AS PER A TSB THAT REPLACED A WARPED TUBE/HOSE AND BODY PANEL/ITEM. 
Oct 2012

23000 mi
Sunvisor clip/latch broke and fell into my lapwhen i tried to push the visor back in its place. Dealer replaced the clip for free. 
Sep 2013

36000 mi
Sunvisor clip on passenger side broke suddenly and it was replaced. 
Nov 2013

39000 mi
dealer repaired loose front bumper under warranty with support from Audi of America 
Mar 2014

42680 mi
Fuel pump control module was faulty and was replaced under warranty car didn't start and sometimes sputtered even after starting. Diagnosis indicated a faulty fuel pump control module. Part replaced under warranty. 
Apr 2014

43380 mi
he car has been shuddering, stuttering while cold starting in the morning. It starts and runs fine the rest of the day. The EPC and Check Engine lights come on and stay on for about 15 seconds. TSB 2024812/4 Software Update and Replace Pressure Regulator 
Sep 2014

52000 mi

US $85
Hood latch switch stopped working and was replaced under extended warranty program with $85 deductible 
Sep 2015

68000 mi

US $89
oil separator or PCV was broken so it was replaced under the extended warranty program 
Aug 2016

82000 mi

US $85
Rear seat frame replaced to address rattling 
Nov 2016

85000 mi
Oil consumption test 
Jan 2017

85800 mi

US $507
Replaced pistons, gaskets, seal rings, sealant, and coolant; Warranty - Fuel filter flange protective film; Replaced timing chain & tensioner 
Dec 2017

100000 mi

US $30
Tailgate struts replaced 
Jul 2018

107500 mi

US $1900
radiator and radiator fans replaced along with coolant. one of the radiator fans broke and damaged the radiator causing coolant leakage. 
Aug 2018

108200 mi

US $560
Replaced Blower Motor, Cleared faults with VCDS, New cabin air filter 
Audi Q5 in Ontario, Canada
Sep 2012 - Jan 2017
Jan 2013

34100 mi
Very low heat in heated seats Consistant squeek from rear seat only when in the up position Driver's sun visor will not stay in place when trying to block the sun i.e. slips down to block driver view. 
Jun 2013

40300 mi
Sun roof closing dial would not turn. Stoped turning around 9 oclock position. 
Jun 2014

59520 mi
Rattle from sun roof. Dealer lubricated seals. Sound disappeared. 
Sep 2014

63240 mi
At my request dealer did oil consumption test. Determined to be using excessive oil. Dealer did repair including replacing pistons. Took 5 working days. Dealer arranged rental for me. Oil consumption greatly improved. 
Nov 2015

84940 mi

C $240
Headlight bulb burned out. $200! For bulb (not the headlight just the bulb) and $40 for labour 
Jun 2016

95480 mi
Oil leak. Repaired under extended warranty. Took 2 days to complete. Oil leak previously thought repaired was not. 
Jan 2017

105400 mi

C $330
Replaced serpentine belt and belt tensioner pulley 
Audi Q5 in British Columbia, Canada
Mar 2011 - Dec 2013
Feb 2012

16800 mi
Chrome trin on right rear passenger door came loose. Dealer repaired in five minutes. 
Audi Q5 in Washington, United States
Apr 2011 - May 2013
Mar 2012

13000 mi
Vehicle intermittently lost all power while accelerating. Computer showed multiple faults. Was determined to be fuel pump regulator. Replaced. Transmission shifted abruptly at times, especially when slowing to a stop. 
Audi Q5 in Massachusetts, United States
Apr 2011 - Sep 2020
Feb 2013

16700 mi
Interior - Headliner showed brown stains. Dealer removed headliner checked for leaks and replaced headliner. 
Dec 2014

37000 mi
Head Light bulb 
Nov 2015

46000 mi

US $500
Multifunction Switch. Windshield washer stopped working and other errors. 
Nov 2016

56700 mi

US $600
Encoder ring part of wheel bearing became defective. Speed sensor also replaced. 
Jun 2017

61000 mi

US $160
Intermittent no crank and then check engine light. Relay for the ECU replaced. 
Audi Q5 in Texas, United States
Apr 2011 - Mar 2013
Nov 2011

15000 mi
Forum post of new transmission tsb for shift smoothness. Although only minor in our Q5 decided to have done while in for 15k audicars service "Grumbling" noise as engine is idled in mornings... 
Dec 2011

17000 mi
Sun visors 'droop' in warm weather. Drivers side seat belt base broken on delivery. Audi replaced without questioning. 
Sep 2012

35000 mi
Droopy driver's sunvisor. Clunk/pop of rear liftgate 
Oct 2012

36000 mi
Audi finally came out with updated maps for Navigation after 3 years.... they updated for free, but still out of date as compared to google, garmin, etc.... 
Mar 2013

40000 mi
Droopy sunvisor never fixed. Clunk/pop of rear liftgate never fixed. 
Audi Q5 in Virginia, United States
Dec 2012 - Jun 2018
Mar 2013

43000 mi
The clip that latches down the sun visor on the driver's side snapped off. Clip was replaced. Rear windshield wiper fluid was not spraying. Original used car inspection noted that the nozzle had been replaced a month before the car was bought. Dealer replaced the nozzle and unplugged the tube. 
Feb 2014

55900 mi

US $30
Fluid hose for rear wiper clogged. The repair cost more than $85, but it was under warranty and that is my deductible. Sun visor clip on passenger side snapped. Dealership said it would cost $150, I fixed it on my own for $30 instead (ordered the part online). 
Jan 2015

57800 mi

US $85
Yellow engine warning light came on. Engine air intake valve had a broken seal. 
May 2015

72000 mi

US $85
Engine slipped when down shifting for acceleration. Had to replace an engine coil. Covered by extended warranty. 
Nov 2015

78000 mi

US $250
Thumping from from of car, especially when driving slower. Sway bar replaced. 
Dec 2015

80000 mi

US $85
Car started shuddering. Engine light came on and started flashing, then went back off, then back on and off again. Replaced a faulty engine coil. 
Feb 2016

82300 mi
Burning oil at a very fast rate (quart every 500 miles). Engine was refurbished as part of the Audi class action lawsuit. 
Apr 2018

115000 mi

US $600
State inspection noted that front brakes needed replacing. 
Audi Q5 in Arizona, United States
Apr 2011 - Jun 2016
Sep 2013

27000 mi
Paint peeling from lower grill. 
Aug 2014

38000 mi
Peeling paint on front grill. 
Audi Q5 in Virginia, United States
Sep 2013 - Mar 2015
Apr 2014

60000 mi

US $125
Back window wiper spray nozzle 
Audi Q5 in New Hampshire, United States
Oct 2015 - Jun 2018
Oct 2015

99000 mi

US $225
PCV failed 
Nov 2017

11700 mi

US $257
Brake pad wear limit reached, pad indicator light on MFD. Replaced pads. 
Jan 2018

122000 mi

US $65
Drivers side Xenon bulb replaced, notified by dashboard MFD, light still working but dim. Replaced with new Philips D3S. Access on earlier Q5's on driver side more difficult due to power steering fluid reservoir mounting behind the headlight assembly. Removal of reservoir and reservoir mounting bracket made access easier. 
Jun 2018

124000 mi

US $43
Center exhaust dual clamp exhaust sleeve loosened up allowing exhaust leak. Assembly's two clamps made of galvanized steel disintegrated leaving only the loose stainless steel half sleeves to hold the two exhaust pipe sections together. 
Audi Q5 in New Jersey, United States
Dec 2014 - Apr 2016
Jan 2016

62000 mi
High oil consumption, higher than after piston and ring change a month earlier. After 3 weeks of having vehicle, they replaced entire engine. Thankfully, car was CPO so under warranty. 
Audi Q5 in Indiana, United States
Dec 2015 - Oct 2017
Aug 2016

72700 mi
excessive oil use..would have cost over $4000 to fix 
Oct 2017

79000 mi

US $18000
2012 Audi were not supposed to have oil consumption issue..but they do!!!! My Q5 uses 1.5 qts every 1000 miles...beware!!! The cost for repair is $3600 to replace pistons and rings 
Audi Q5 in South Carolina, United States
Sep 2010 - Feb 2018
Feb 2018

98000 mi

US $1000
Oil consumption 
Audi Q5 in California, United States
Aug 2015 - Mar 2017
Aug 2016

48000 mi

US $2250
Lower control arms bushing leaking. 
Audi Q5 in Illinois, United States
May 2015 - Jul 2020
Feb 2016

43900 mi
Replaced pistons and rings to stop oil consumption. 
Jun 2018

67000 mi

US $3546
turbo broke 
Jul 2020

83800 mi

US $530
Water Pump replaced - "leaky thermostat" 
Audi Q5 in New York, United States
Apr 2011 - Sep 2018
Feb 2015

45000 mi
Engine oil light came on prior to scheduled service. Dealer acknowledged faulty sensor and repaired it. 
Apr 2016

61800 mi

US $300
Faulty hood switch caused vehicle to not read engine oil levels,mince it thought the hood was open but it was not. 
Aug 2017

83000 mi
Oil consumption test in July indicated my car was Burning oil at 60% rate. Dealer successfully convinced Audi to replace Pistons at no charge based on previous complaints. Audi agreed since I am the original owner and always have it serviced by Audi dealerships. 
Aug 2018

92000 mi

US $300
Fan motor (blower) stopped working. No AC or defogger capabilities. Dealer repaired in a day. 
Audi Q5 in Virginia, United States
Aug 2013 - Jul 2018
Dec 2013

41000 mi
clogged fuel filter that manifested itself by bucking/hesitation upon acceleration 
Mar 2014

44000 mi
Excessive oil use 
Jun 2014

47000 mi

US $900
Squeak coming from rear seat on driver's side. Not noticeable when seat folded down. Dealer replaced "luggage trim". 
Sep 2014

49000 mi
Finally fixed! Rear seat was squeaking were it was anchored to the floor. 
Oct 2016

70200 mi

US $900
Excessive oil use. Brought in several times for same issue. This time Audi said it was a faulty hood latch that somehow is connected to the oil gauge reporting. Rear wiper stopped working 
Feb 2017

76000 mi
Excessive oil use 
Oct 2017

82000 mi

US $300
"Check Engine" light came on. Tear in air intake diaphragm. 
Apr 2018

88000 mi

US $1600
Pistons replaced due to high oil consumption. Drive shaft replaced Water pump replaced 
Audi Q5 in Tennessee, United States
Mar 2014 - Feb 2017
Apr 2015

48800 mi
Car was burning oil too quickly. Company sponsored repair campaign replacing Pistons and Rings. 
Audi Q5 in Manitoba, Canada
Apr 2013 - Aug 2017
Jun 2016

44020 mi

C $1000
Replaced rear shock absorbers after one started leaking. 
Audi Q5 in Illinois, United States
May 2013 - Oct 2015
Apr 2014

30000 mi
After software update it's been clunking every time I first put it in drive or reverse. Dealer has been good and trying to figure it out. I'm confident they will as last firmware update fixed temporarily but then started again. 
Audi Q5 in Massachusetts, United States
Apr 2011 - Sep 2013
Sep 2012

35000 mi
Oil valve replacement. Car was burning oil at higher than normal rate. 
Audi Q5 in Connecticut, United States
Oct 2010 - Jun 2016
Feb 2011

4300 mi
Blackberry not 100% compatible with Bluetooth integration. Interface seizes all audio thinking a call is in place when there is no call. 
Jul 2015

90000 mi

US $132
Phase 2 - Oil Consumption fix. Pulled engine, replaced pistons and rings, replaced engine. Test drove. One part was not covered that was suggested to replace, the Cam Bridge. We elected to replace for the cost of the part only. 
Nov 2015

95000 mi

US $405
Fuel injector stuck open. Dealer replaced injector and two coil packs Dealer gave us the car after fuel injector repair. Check engine light came on again in 20 miles. Drove to dealer, they said the catalytic converter was bad, quoted $1400. I declined, replaced w/ aftermarket cat myself and cleared code. 
Jan 2016

81300 mi

US $400
Since last dealer visit, engine ran poorly. I replaced all 4 injectors with new, what the dealer should have done when they were in there last month. Engine runs fine now. 
Apr 2016

103000 mi

US $28
Coil pack replacement. Symptoms not typical of coil pack failure, random codes thrown. 
May 2016

103000 mi
Car developed whine from transmission or transfer case, could not isolate. Was not a wheel bearing. Traded car in with no repair attempted. 
Audi Q5 in Washington, United States
Nov 2010 - Aug 2013
Dec 2010

1000 mi
Left LED daytime running light kept going on/off, 1st dealer diagnosed needs new headlight, but never called me to reschedule (they were supposedly ordering part). Second dealer replaced left headlight assembly. Squeaking noise when temp under 40 in left turns. TSB on CV boots. Dealer says usually resolves after break-in. 
Nov 2011

8000 mi
My Bose stereo system stopped working. Dealer supected the amplifier, was told there was a recall. The dealer installed a software upgrade that took care of the problem. 
Audi Q5 in Nevada, United States
Mar 2011 - Apr 2012
Apr 2012

12000 mi
Engine burns oil. The dealership would cover it under the warranty but the fix was new rings. I didn't want to hassle with that. I bought a Toyota because their quality is incredible. 
Audi Q5 in Virginia, United States
Dec 2010 - Jun 2017
Jul 2012

15500 mi
Noise when turning from rear of car. Sounded like clunking. Low speed. Shock bumper stop replaced. 
Dec 2014

36000 mi
Rear bumper lamp signaling bulb was out when it wasn't. Lamp holder replaced. 
Audi Q5 in New Jersey, United States
Jan 2011 - Jul 2018
Aug 2011

5000 mi
Squeak from rear of car when turning- esp. low-speed, tight turns when car is cold. (Dealer claimed noise is in front and is normal per a TSB- universal joints touch, causing the squeak, and will go away once the car is no longer "new." Satellite radio loses reception and cuts out- info screen lists "Linking" even when there is no obstruction to the signal. Can occur as frequently as every few seconds to not at all. Bluetooth disconnects from cell phone randomly. At times, car does not link at all, at others times it disconnects after a phone call is ended. Phone needs to be turned off, then on to establish a link. 
Aug 2013

22000 mi

US $1000
Excessive oil consumption in the 2.0t. Seals and other affected parts replaced per Audi TSB. 
Feb 2014

26100 mi
Car was towed to Audi service (blinking engine light indicates serious problem, undrivable car) to replace coils. Tech said this was a non-recall issue, but that Audi acknowledges a problem, so coils were replaced free of charge. 
Aug 2014

30000 mi

US $800
Excessive oil consumption, round 2. This is a known problem and involves a 2-step fix. Step 1 was already done, but I was never told to bring the car back in 1000 miles for a check-up. Oil consumption increased subsequent to first repair. 
Sep 2014

31000 mi
Excessive oil consumption required major engine service- pistons, rings, etc per Audi TSB for 2nd round service subsequent to 1st service not fixing the problem. Repair seems to be successful, but there are not enough miles on it to know. 
Jan 2018

62000 mi

US $600
Replace faulty breather valve. May be related to prior service for excessive oil consumption. 
Jul 2018

67000 mi
Timing chain broke. The entire engine needed to be replaced because this is an interference engine. It is a known problem and resulted in a class action lawsuit. 
Audi Q5 in Washington, United States
Oct 2010 - Aug 2013
Aug 2012

27800 mi
Turbo failed and was replaced under warranty. 
Audi Q5 in New York, United States
Oct 2010 - Mar 2011
Nov 2010

3200 mi
Replace failed transmission control computer. Replace failed transmission control computer. 
Dec 2010

5000 mi
3000 miles on odometer. Lost power to the wheels at 70mph on interstate. Transmission disengaged. Pulled over. Towed to dealer. 23 days to get parts. Bad axle and differential. Audi did not cover all of the rental replacement. 
Audi Q5 in New York, United States
Jun 2010 - Aug 2013
Jul 2013

38500 mi
Consumed a lot of engine oil (1qt every 500 miles). Audi was aware of the issue and replaced a few parts. No longer having the issue after 3000 miles. 
Audi Q5 in New Jersey, United States
Jul 2010 - Apr 2017
Sep 2010

1000 mi
Jerky shifting under 10 MPH. 
Feb 2011

5400 mi
AM Radio mute would unmute automatically 
Jan 2012

16000 mi
High oil burn rate. Unable to enter some street addresses in GPS 
Dec 2012

28000 mi
Backup camera display not working 
Oct 2016

65000 mi

US $50
Headlight 
Audi Q5 in Louisiana, United States
Aug 2010 - Jun 2018
Dec 2010

2000 mi
tire pressure monitoring system indicator light on (false positive?) took car in 4 times. problem code not logged. could not find a problem. checked tire pressure & reset system. i consider the issue still open. 
Mar 2011

5000 mi

US $350
tpms light comes on. dealer failed to diagnose & fix after 4 attempts. reset system each time. has not returned after replacing damaged tire that was not covered by warrenty 
Apr 2015

24200 mi
fixed clogged drain hole in engine compartment that leaked water into front passenger footwell 
Audi Q5 in New York, United States
Sep 2010 - Mar 2015
Oct 2010

2000 mi
Passenger window was making loud screeching sound when going down. 
Jul 2013

64800 mi
overuse of oil - currently calculating oil usage - do not know success of repair yet. Still determining 
Sep 2013

69000 mi
burning of oil 
Audi Q5 in Massachusetts, United States
Aug 2011 - Oct 2011
Sep 2011

16000 mi
Sunroof rattled, like a marble caught in the track. After 5 trips to dealer for various adjustments, they finally agreed to begin replacing things- and needed to replace th entire sunroof assembly. sunroof no longer rattles! 
Audi Q5 in Pennsylvania, United States
Dec 2010 - Jun 2018
Dec 2014

56000 mi
Check engine light came on due to leaking crankshaft seal. Seal and screw replaced. Road tested. 
Jan 2015

31500 mi
Oil consumption test confirmed high oil burn rate. Pistons replaced. While engine was out due to oil consumption repairs, leaking water pump discovered and replaced. 
Dec 2017

92000 mi

US $530
Check engine light on; code thrown was too lean off idle; cleared code myself but came back and was persistent; shop replaced the crankcase ventilation assembly. 
May 2018

95000 mi

US $2900
Timing chain snapped, damaged cylinder head. 
Jun 2018

95000 mi

US $1000
Fan control panel shorted and was damaged so no fans at all were functioning. 
Audi Q5 in Ontario, Canada
Mar 2011 - Sep 2013
Aug 2013

42640 mi
Oil consumption. Replaced pistons 
Audi Q5 in California, United States
Mar 2011 - Apr 2017
Sep 2015

40000 mi
Q5 was consuming oil more frequent that regular scheduled maintenance (had to top it off w/ 1qt.) 
Audi Q5 in Wisconsin, United States
Feb 2011 - Jun 2018
Aug 2013

30000 mi
Blower motor was replaced 
Apr 2016

77700 mi
Pistons replaced under extended warranty due to oil useage 
Audi Q5 in Missouri, United States
Feb 2011 - Jul 2012
Nov 2011

11000 mi
Noise being emitted by carrier bearings on driveshaft at 28-31 mph. Manufacturing defect that took several miles to appear. Propeller shaft replaced, issue resolved. Car still fully drivable while issue existed. 

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2011 Audi Q5 4dr SUV

turbocharged 211hp 2.0L I4 7-speed automated manual AWD

Audi Q5 in Ontario, Canada
Jul 2015 - Oct 2016
Oct 2015

91340 mi

C $298
Engine misfiring due to bad Ignition coil pack... 
Audi Q5 in Saudi Arabia
Jan 2012 - Jun 2012
May 2012

9180 mi
Two occurrences of tranny dropping out of 3rd, but not engaging into 4th (as if in neutral). New software installed. No recurrence but shifting seems delays in low gears. 

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2011 Audi Q5 4dr SUV

270-horsepower 3.2L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic AWD

Audi Q5 in Ontario, Canada
Aug 2010 - Oct 2014
Mar 2012

14260 mi
Electric trunk switch was replaced under warranty due to water seepage into the switch. 
Audi Q5 in Illinois, United States
Nov 2017 - Jan 2018
Jul 2017

38230 mi

US $350
Air conditioner controls could not be turned on, this includes the heater functions. The recommendation was to replace blower motor and ECU. I refused repair due to estimate of $1400. I purchased and replaced both components from third party and found that this was not the problem. The problem was rain water entering the cabin above the blower motor due plastic cover off under the hood. The water was under the front passenger seat. This water influenced a control module under the passenger seat. The solution was to dry the interior of the car. That's what I did with a heating fan. After the module was dry, the air conditioner and heater works again. 
Nov 2017

41368 mi

US $4581
Problem: rough idle, OBDII codes indicating crank position and cam position sensors out of range. Cause:timing chain jumped tooth/teeth. Known problem on 3.2L engine. Chain tentioner and guides suspected. Solution: replacement of guides and tentioners timing chain out of position. Changed tensioner and valve. 
Audi Q5 in Ontario, Canada
Jun 2017 - Jun 2018
Apr 2018

76880 mi
Air pump throwing error codes for both cylinder banks. Airbag recall Throttle body was decarbonated & airbag was replaced 
Audi Q5 in Massachusetts, United States
Mar 2011 - Dec 2016
Nov 2011

11000 mi

US $200
Passenger side front panel needed to be re-clipped in as clips were broken. 
Jun 2012

18000 mi
Replaced rear windshield wiper unit. 
Audi Q5 in Ohio, United States
Jul 2010 - Mar 2015
Jun 2011

16000 mi
Vibration at very low speeds when turning the wheel quickly on smooth surfaces felt through steering column. Power steering hose replaced. 
Nov 2011

23100 mi
Transmission control unit reflash to address tranny smoothness. 
Nov 2012

33100 mi
Carbon buildup on secondary air intakes. Engine brought down to allow proper access to the SAI ports. 
Jun 2013

44000 mi
Hood latch sensor bad - preventing oil level sensor reset after a low oil alert. Replaced under warranty. 
Audi Q5 in Wisconsin, United States
Mar 2011 - Sep 2013
Sep 2011

8000 mi
Coolant sensor malfunction. Sensor was replaced. 
Audi Q5 in New Jersey, United States
May 2011 - Dec 2012
Dec 2012

19000 mi
Vibration on steering wheel when turn in low speed, broken steering hose replaced 
Audi Q5 in California, United States
Mar 2011 - Mar 2017
Dec 2014

40000 mi
Clicking/popping sound from rear of vehicle when driving. Dealer replaced electronic differential at no charge since vehicle brought in several times under warranty with this symptom. 
Audi Q5 in Pennsylvania, United States
Mar 2011 - Mar 2018
May 2015

50000 mi

US $1000
intake was "impaired" 
Feb 2018

86000 mi

US $2000
routine replacement [brake job] engine light on. cam chain system dysfunction - told that I need a new engine -cost 7950! Car always serviced on time at the dealership. Update: Audi paid 75% of the cost. 
Audi Q5 in California, United States
Sep 2010 - Jun 2018
Jan 2012

16000 mi
Engine light came on. Left car for one day - they determined problem was oxygen sensor. They reset & asked me to watch it & said if light returns it would be replaced.It returned intermittently and the sensor was then replaced. 
Oct 2013

35700 mi
The "select" button on the left side of steering wheel for answering incoming calls, etc. did not respond. It would allow me to scroll but was "dead" when attempting to push "select". Part had to be ordered so required return trip 
Apr 2016

57200 mi
Upper Tail Gate latch did not latch and had to be replaced. Noise was coming from Sun Roof. It was adjusted and corrected. 
Audi Q5 in California, United States
Nov 2013 - Dec 2013
Dec 2013

25000 mi
Trunk lock broke to the tailgate so the tailgate was not locking and consequently, the brake lights were not functioning correctly. 

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2011 Audi Q5 4-door

turbocharged 4-cylinder diesel manual AWD

Audi Q5 in South Africa
Jun 2014 - Oct 2014
Aug 2014

89800 mi

R 11500
water pump failed - should be changed with timing belt 

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