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2008 Audi TT repairs by problem area

Engine (26%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (6%)

Brakes and Traction Control (2%)

Suspension and Steering (3%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (40%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (18%)

Other (5%)

Chart based on 172 repairs.
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2008 Audi TT repair cost distribution

$2500+ (3%)

$1000 - $2499 (8%)

$500 - $999 (15%)

$100 - $499 (20%)

< $100 (54%)

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Chart based on 127 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2008 Audi TT

Engine not specified

Audi TT in Michigan, United States
Nov 2011 - Dec 2011
Dec 2011

36000 mi
Fuel pump went. Took days to get replacement. Dealer broke other part replacing fuel pump but didn't inform me. Eventually got that fixed, then fuel filter needed to be changed. Some of the lights in the speedomenter/odometer cluster went out. Could not see the numbers of speedometer unless it was night time. 

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2008 Audi TT 2dr Hatch

turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4 6-speed manual FWD

Audi TT in Taiwan
Mar 2010 - Jun 2011
Apr 2010

24800 mi
Replace DSG. Replace steering rack. replace DSG replace steering rack 
Jul 2010

31620 mi
Engine Flywheel broken, loud squeaking noise 

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2008 Audi TT 2dr Hatch

turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4 6-speed automated manual FWD

Audi TT in Hawaii, United States
Aug 2011 - Mar 2013
Sep 2011

19700 mi

US $1200
A/C compressor replaced A/C compressor replaced 
Audi TT in Minnesota, United States
Aug 2011 - Sep 2015
Jul 2012

48000 mi
rear light was intermittent dealer replaced wire harness and connectors 
Feb 2014

67000 mi

US $80
Alarm siren failed 
Audi TT in Maryland, United States
Jun 2010 - Dec 2016
Jan 2012

52000 mi

US $79
Left headlight went out; replaced by dealer while I waited. 
May 2012

55400 mi
Engine made whistling sound on shutdown. Air flow control replaced under recall even though car was past 50,000 miles. 
Dec 2015

93000 mi

US $15
Engine temperature sensor stopped working. Replaced myself in 5 minutes. 
Feb 2016

95000 mi

US $1300
Thermostat failed. $100 part and $890 in labor to replace it. Oil leak at cylinder gasket discovered at 95,000 mile service. 
Audi TT in California, United States
Jul 2010 - Mar 2015
Jan 2011

33800 mi
Engine consumed 1qt of oil less than 1000 miles driven. Audi added oil and told me to drive for 630 miles and bring it back for measurement. 
Mar 2011

28000 mi
Replace Mechatronic unit and they perform 2nd engine oil consumption test but they says it is normal. 
Jun 2011

31000 mi
Bluetooth not working correctly but working.  Steering wheel button's paint was bubbled up. 
Apr 2012

37000 mi
Check engine light on with very rough idle. Dealer performed 17D9 update 8J. 24T3 update 8J. 24T4 update 8J. 
Sep 2013

45000 mi

US $650
Horn doesn't work and all the steering column control button inop. steering wheel column wire reel replaced. 
Jan 2014

30500 mi

US $500
Wire harness in the steering column changed. Nothing was working on the steering column control, even horn. 
Dec 2014

59000 mi

US $500
thermostat replacement 
Audi TT in Texas, United States
Sep 2011 - Apr 2013
Mar 2013

80000 mi

US $550
Intake manifold flap control unit failed. 
Audi TT in Washington, United States
Feb 2012 - Oct 2015
Jan 2013

51300 mi

US $50
Plastic component in glovebox door broke. Light no longer turns on and door flops down. Fell apart from normal use. Reported cost is an estimate, part is on order. 
Sep 2013

50000 mi
Cracked valve cover. 
Oct 2013

50500 mi

US $500
Replaced valve cover. 
Dec 2013

53000 mi

US $250
Front windshield had to be pulled and resealed. Had high pitched squealing noise when driving >60 mph, bad seal (original glass) 
Jan 2014

53300 mi

US $550
Thermostat required replacement. Thermostat needed to be replaced. Check engine light was on, temperature gage was not reading accurately, heater was not getting very hot 
Jul 2015

71700 mi

US $120
Leaking fluid. Replaced filter/fixed seal 
Audi TT in Ohio, United States
Sep 2014 - Jun 2016
Jan 2015

67700 mi

US $1300
Passenger window motor replaced 
Jun 2016

81000 mi

US $899
Thermostat sticking. Thermostat and coolant temp sensor replaced 
Audi TT in New York, United States
Dec 2014 - Jun 2015
Apr 2015

70000 mi

US $150
Windshield came loose. Had to be reglued. 
Audi TT in Virginia, United States
Aug 2013 - Jul 2018
Oct 2013

90700 mi

US $258
Cable that operates the driver's side power window broke. 
Dec 2014

104000 mi

US $2090
High pressure fuel pump failure. Contaminated non-ethanol gas caused the high pressure fuel pump to fail prematurely. The cam follower, camshaft and regular fuel pump had to be replaced as well. 
Dec 2016

120000 mi

US $250
Power window lift, passenger side. 
Sep 2017

123000 mi

US $1340
Replace a/c compressor that was growling. 
Jan 2018

124000 mi

US $135
Rear fender mounted brake light bar replaced. 
Feb 2018

125100 mi

US $150
Steering wheel mounted shift control switch. 
Jul 2018

128000 mi

US $5
Turn signal indicator bulb replacement. There were body panels to remove to get to the light pod. Time 1 hour.  
Audi TT in Brunei Darussalam
Apr 2012 - Jun 2017
Oct 2012

51140 mi

$225
Fuel pressure regulator valve need replacement, As well as pending Steering Rack Replacement (FWD), steering rack left shaft loose. 
Aug 2014

64260 mi
AC Compressor AC Compressor repaired. 
Dec 2014

66340 mi
AC Radiator Fan 
May 2017

81840 mi

$80
New Brakepads and Skimming Brake Rotors,  new AC Fan. 
Audi TT in Texas, United States
Jan 2009 - Jun 2018
Mar 2009

12575 mi
Airbag Computer/Module Replaced 
Feb 2011

33000 mi
Low side fuel pressure sensor replaced Replaced intake camshaft 
Apr 2011

34300 mi
Gasket not replaced correctly. Leaking oil from valve cover.. 
Aug 2011

37100 mi
Corrosion found in right tail light connector. Cleaned connector and applied stabilant 22A to connector. Replaced two tail light bulbs. 
Mar 2012

43000 mi
Stereo would power on/off and doors would unlock while driving. Replaced Ignition switch. 
Oct 2012

49000 mi

US $85
Replaced thermostat 
Jun 2013

54000 mi
tire pressure monitoring system error message on console. 30 minutes later, at the dealer, message dissappeared. Could not replicate error. 
Apr 2014

62000 mi

US $336
Bulb out warning on dash. Replaced 8J0-945-258 Bulb Holder, 1J0-973-733 Housing, 000-979-133-e Wire Set Fault code P0299: Replaced 06H-145-710D Turbo Diverter Valve 
Apr 2018

94000 mi

US $1656
Replace starter Replace battery Replace turbo diverter valve 
Audi TT in Georgia, United States
May 2009 - Sep 2014
Jan 2009

14205 mi
- Perform TSB for brake squeal - Check inoperable horn 
Jul 2010

33000 mi
Purge valve for emissions system failed, causing Check Engine Light to appear. 
Jul 2011

43000 mi
DSG transmission control module needed to be replaced with newer design. 
Dec 2011

48000 mi
Whistling sound was resolved by TSB 2015505/9. Replaced crankcase valve and turbo pipe. 
Jul 2012

52700 mi
Observed taillamp warning messages caused by faulty taillamp cluster bulbholder. Replaced bulbholder assembly and wiring. 
Dec 2013

69000 mi
Needed new spark plug coil packs and wires. 
Audi TT in Tennessee, United States
Apr 2009 - Mar 2011
Sep 2010

42000 mi
Bad Coil on 1 of the cylinders. 
Audi TT in New York, United States
Mar 2009 - Mar 2010
Apr 2009

16000 mi

US $40
Buzzing noise from hatchback...They tightened clips but noise still present (intermittent) Automatic temperature control seems to want temp 10 degrees lower than setting (I confirmed with laser thermometer. Outside temp at 60, set to 72, will blast A/C. outside temp at 40, set to 72, only heats to about 60. just needs calibration i think) 

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2008 Audi TT 2dr Hatch

250-horsepower 3.2L V6 6-speed manual AWD

Audi TT in Ontario, Canada
Feb 2015 - Jun 2018
Dec 2016

57660 mi

C $400
replaced HVAC blower motor 
Jun 2017

59520 mi

C $20
These cars have a common fault with inadequate grounding of the tail lights - I did the addition of a ground wire to eliminate a tail light failure on the instrument cluster 
Audi TT in Ontario, Canada
Jun 2014 - Oct 2016
Jan 2016

C $150
Repaired electrical problem with taillight (corroded wires/short circuit) - new taillight carrier required. 
Oct 2016

112840 mi

C $600
Hole in front exhaust section 
Audi TT in Texas, United States
Mar 2011 - Apr 2011
Apr 2011

27000 mi
Left rear tail light connector was arcing. Left rear tail light connector was arcing. 
Audi TT in Ontario, Canada
Nov 2015 - Feb 2018
Dec 2015

61380 mi
Pinhole in the radiator 
Audi TT in Ontario, Canada
Feb 2014 - Jun 2018
Dec 2017

75640 mi

C $400
Routine rear brake wear replacement 
Audi TT in Florida, United States
Feb 2010 - Mar 2011
Jan 2010

9800 mi
Bought used so I had some audio things to take care of. The Bose amp was replaced and the ipod interface was replaced. Free under warranty. Parts would have totaled $1200. 
Mar 2010

10200 mi
Defective evaporator purge valve replaced. Charges would have been around $150. 
Audi TT in Maryland, United States
Jun 2008 - Sep 2011
Nov 2008

7619 mi
RAPID TAPPING AND/OR KNOCKING WHEN IDLING AT STOPS,NOISE STOPS WHEN CLUTCH PEDAL DEPRESSED. DRAIN TRANSMISSION,INSPECT FOR METAL FRAGMENTS,NONE FOUND.REFILL TRANSMISSION.R&I TRANSAXLE,INSPECTION REVEALS FAILED DUAL-MASS FLYWHEEL,REPLACED FLYWHEEL. 
Jun 2009

10223 mi
UNABLE TO OPEN HOOD USING HOOD RELEASE. TECHNICAL DIAGNOSIS,PARTIALLY R&I FRONT BUMPER COVER TO GAIN ACCESS,R&I COOLING FANS,SECONDARY AIR PUMP,TO REACH/RELEASE HOOD LATCH.FOUND HOOD CABLE DETACHED INSIDE COUPLER BEHIND FUSEBOX.REINSTALL/SECURE CABLE 

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2008 Audi TT 2dr Hatch

250-horsepower 3.2L V6 6-speed automated manual AWD

Audi TT in New Jersey, United States
May 2010 - Aug 2011
Jun 2010

38000 mi
Differential became noisy. Dealer replaced differential under warranty. 
Audi TT in Washington, United States
Mar 2008 - Jun 2018
Apr 2008

278 mi
1) Check Engine Light: Faulty purge regulator valve. 2) Fuel Repair: Line between leak detection pump and charcoal canister damaged. 
Jul 2008

1357 mi
Replace mechatronic unit. 
Aug 2012

23100 mi

US $10
Right side DRL bulb burned out. 
Feb 2014

33000 mi

US $549
Electric door latch intermittenly failing, occasionally failing to lock. Replaced driver side door lock actuator 
Oct 2015

36300 mi

US $912
Driver's side Window Regulation 8J0-837-461-E replaced 
Audi TT in Massachusetts, United States
Mar 2009 - Dec 2012
Feb 2010

16000 mi
passenger side door not opening to remote control or driver side switch. Was locking correctly though 
Sep 2011

24000 mi
faulty rear Right light indicator. The light worked but indicator kept lightng. apparently noted on a TSB but only after I brought it to the dealer's attention. Dealer took almost a week to replace the broken part. sorted but not impressed 
Audi TT in Rhode Island, United States
Dec 2010 - Aug 2013
May 2011

57000 mi

US $85
satellite radio stopped working, had to order a new antenna and radio head unit 
Jun 2011

59000 mi

US $85
new head unit and antenna installed 
Sep 2011

68000 mi

US $85
bluetooth was draining the battery 
Oct 2011

69000 mi

US $160
part that was broken had to do w/ the leveling of the sport suspension 
Dec 2011

72000 mi

US $185
serpentine belt blew checked it and it was caused by worn tensioner replaced belt and tensioner 
Jul 2012

82000 mi

US $85
driver's side window doesn't go up or down 
Jan 2013

75700 mi
Passenger window didn't work 
Apr 2013

94800 mi

US $85
Right backlight was flashing only occasionally but since my warranty will expire soon. Need it working perfect condition 
Audi TT in Texas, United States
Jan 2010 - Jan 2014
Oct 2012

40500 mi

US $900
Compressor clutch, full compressor replacement 
Audi TT in Ohio, United States
Mar 2009 - Jun 2018
Mar 2016

24000 mi

US $2800
Replaced ABS pump. 

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2008 Audi TT 2dr Convertible

turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4 6-speed automated manual FWD

Audi TT in New Brunswick, Canada
Mar 2010 - Jun 2011
Jun 2010

34100 mi
seat belt spring 
Audi TT in Louisiana, United States
Aug 2010 - Dec 2012
Sep 2010

53000 mi
Electrical Problem 
May 2011

68000 mi

US $450
Engine was overheating 
Jun 2011

68000 mi
Soft top failing again 
Oct 2012

86000 mi

US $250
Brake light housing 
Audi TT in New York, United States
Jul 2013 - Dec 2015
Aug 2013

12000 mi

US $2000
The convertible roof. It was the 4th time I'd had an issue with it, each time was a different component. Bluetooth not working. Thought it was because I got a new phone, but they said there was an internal short and the entire module had to be replaced. 
Audi TT in Illinois, United States
Mar 2009 - May 2018
Apr 2009

12000 mi
The convertible top got stuck about 1/3 of the way up when trying to close it. The "flap motors" were replaced. 
Dec 2009

20000 mi
Replaced binding flap motor. 
Apr 2010

25000 mi
Replaced water drain  
Jun 2010

29000 mi
The convertible top would not close. Check for updated part numbers and perform adaption. 
Jul 2010

30000 mi
Convertible top would not close. Part on order. 
Nov 2011

49000 mi
Bushings were replaced. spoiler button was replaced drivers window seal was replaced 
Jan 2012

61700 mi

US $19
Drivers side window assembly was replaced 
May 2012

55800 mi

US $450
Ipod dock shorted out and needs to be replaced. 
Aug 2012

58000 mi

US $200
Convertible top flap motors had to be replaced 
Feb 2013

65500 mi

US $200
sensor for turn signal and rear light 
Aug 2013

71000 mi

US $550
The driver's door would not open from inside the vehicle. 
Nov 2013

74300 mi

US $400
Replaced passenger side front door speaker 
Jun 2015

91000 mi

US $434
Replace left and right sway bar links 
Sep 2015

93000 mi

US $660
Had to replace the convertible top flap motors. 
Oct 2016

100000 mi

US $1200
Replace all 4 tire pressure monitoring sensors 
Dec 2017

108000 mi

US $650
Replace high pressure fuel pump 
Audi TT in California, United States
Apr 2009 - Mar 2010
May 2009

2000 mi
convertible top malfunction. converitble top motors were replaced. 

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2008 Audi TT 2dr Convertible

250-horsepower 3.2L V6 6-speed manual AWD

Audi TT in Indiana, United States
Dec 2010 - Dec 2014
Apr 2011

35000 mi
radio amplifier replace but did not correct the problem, dealer ordered a new antenna replaced left convertible top flap motor installed sop. replaced antenna wire from antenna to module 
Apr 2012

47500 mi
convertible top inop. adjusted the convertible top flaps on the l/s and r/s 
May 2012

47900 mi
replaced left & right tail light bulb holders 
Jul 2012

50000 mi
replaced convertible left flap motor 
Dec 2014

84000 mi

US $65
left front head lamp went out 
Audi TT in Pennsylvania, United States
Apr 2008 - Oct 2015
Dec 2008

2000 mi
Faulty convertible top stuck open. Replaced right side top flap motor. gasoline odor, replaced fuel line clamp 
Mar 2009

3000 mi
Again convertible top stuck open. Replaced faulty lock switch, top latch and lock motor assembly. 
Apr 2009

4000 mi
Again convertible top not operating properly. DTC for switch F295 found, Per TACS 442611 updated flap motors with new unites and adapted per TSB 2018777/4. Also, per TACS found top lock microswitch too sensitive and replaced lock assembly. Repair 2 days a Again convertible top not operating properly. DTC for switch F295 found, Per TACS 442611 updated flap motors with new unites and adapted per TSB 2018777/4. Also, per TACS found top lock microswitch too sensitive and replaced lock assembly. 
Jun 2010

12000 mi
Replace faulty iPod adapter. 
Mar 2011

15000 mi
Minor wire harness under hood replaced under warrantee. 
Apr 2013

25000 mi
Convertible top malfunction, again! Car going in for full diagnostics and repair 4/2/13. Top motor sensors needed reprogramming, which was done and car successfully repaired. 
Apr 2015

35200 mi
Top motor required adjustment to within tolerances. 

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2008 Audi TT 2dr Convertible

250-horsepower 3.2L V6 6-speed automated manual AWD

Audi TT in New Jersey, United States
Nov 2009 - Feb 2014
Sep 2009

16000 mi

US $33000
previous owner had top motor repaired under warranty 
Jun 2011

37200 mi
convertible top wouldn't rise or lower, dealer did a "re-adaptation" whatever that means, that took care of the problem. convertible top wouldn't rise or lower, dealer did an "adaptation", have no idea what that meant, but did fixed the problem. 
Aug 2011

39000 mi
top sensor on one side is not working, replaced sensor along with motors and locking mechanism Convertible top failed to open/close again. Had a dealer master mechanic checked it out. Determined the top malfunction is due to top sensor on one side is not getting enough current to function. Sensors,latch motors replaced, works fine 
Mar 2013

62000 mi

US $1400
belt tensioner and pulley failure caused engine overheat, and engine stalling 
Jul 2013

65700 mi
Convertible top failed again! Currently being diagnosed. Update: local mechanic couldn't fix it. 
Sep 2013

69000 mi
Convertible top failed for the third times, dealer replaced hydraulics for free. 
Dec 2013

70000 mi

US $180
Indie changed 4wd haldex oil, since then, there is chattering in steering esp. At low speed. 
Jan 2014

72000 mi

US $3000
replaced steering column and reflash ecu replaced steering column and reflash ecu 
Audi TT in Ontario, Canada
Sep 2013 - Mar 2015
Jul 2014

51760 mi

C $700
Convertible top flap motors 
Nov 2014

53820 mi

C $6500
Serpentine belt tensioner seized, shredded belt, engine overheated, cylinder head damaged 
Audi TT in Nevada, United States
Apr 2011 - Apr 2013
Oct 2011

29000 mi
top stuck in down position. service bulletin on the problem 
Jan 2012

31000 mi
interior lights on passenger door failed drivers side seat belt return failed 
Sep 2012

35000 mi

US $85
roof stuck down for second time 
Jan 2013

32900 mi

US $85
seat belt retractor 
Audi TT in Illinois, United States
Apr 2009 - Dec 2017
Jun 2009

24000 mi

US $40
The electric motor that closes the front latch on the convertible top failed and was replaced. The service manager told me that a recall had been recently issued. I was able to manually close the convertible top until I got to the dealer. 
Dec 2009

27000 mi
The passenger side tail light assembly has to be replaced due to a malfunctioning circuit board. 
Mar 2011

46000 mi

US $300
Driver side speaker was not working so I scheduled a repair. During the repair the shop updated the transmission software. 
Feb 2013

68900 mi

US $1100
convertible flap motors failed 
Nov 2013

73100 mi

US $800
Paddle shifter assembly was not functioning properly and was replaced 
Sep 2015

88000 mi

US $178
roof flap motors failed for the second time. The flap covers fit the area where the roof frame goes folds in to the retracted position. 
Audi TT in North Carolina, United States
May 2015 - Feb 2018
Aug 2015

89700 mi
Flap motors replaced top would not close. Mechtronic board replaced. Under warranty. 
Nov 2015

91000 mi

US $100
Replaced bank 1 Sensor 1 O2 Sensor. Engine light was on. 
Nov 2016

100400 mi

US $300
Haldex pump motor failed causing magnetic ride control inoperable and replaced. Tensioner broken along with the serpentine belt. 
Jan 2018

115000 mi

US $40
Replaced both idler pully‚Äôs 

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