The 3 Most Common Q7 Problems

We've pulled together a list of the most widespread problems that Q7 owners have to deal with.

Fuel Pump Flange Leaking

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It’s been quite a journey figuring out how to stop Audi's Continental fuel pump flanges from leaking, but it appears the automaker is finally offering a solution after years of interim repairs.

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Start-Stop Defects

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There are multiple problems with Audi's start-stop technology that outweigh the modest fuel efficiency gains. Owners complain that the system will shut off the power steering and brake systems at dangerous times and cause the accelerat The …

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Cheating Diesel Emissions

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Audi was caught cheating on its diesel emissions with defeat devices. Twice. It started with the widespread dieselgate story for 2.0L 4-cylinder engines and was followed with a lesser known cheat for vehicles with the ZF 8-speed transmiss…

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What Q7 Owners Complain About

Sometimes it helps just to tally up the complaints and see where the biggest stacks are. Use this information to learn about troublespots or to run for the hills.

Comparing 2 Generations

Generations are groups of model years where few, if any, changes were made to the vehicle which means their model years tend to break in similar ways. The Q7 has 2 generations with the latest starting in the 2017 model year.

By the Numbers

  1. 44 complaints

    Running tally of owner grievances filed to CarComplaints.com.

  2. 1,659 service bulletins

    Documenting the process of troubleshooting common problems.

  3. 15 recall campaigns

    Time-sensitive, free repairs for widespread safety problems.

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