Q7 in the News
A new lawsuit says there are some timing concerning timing with how Audi's start-stop technology engages and disengages certain safety systems. … continue reading
Audi's larger SUVs are getting recalled because a bolt could come loose and cause a loss of steering. … continue reading
A small number of 2019 Q7 SUVs have been recalled because their side-curtain aitbag may not properly inflate on deployment. … continue reading
Audi has been sued for installing noisy brakes in the 2015-2018 Q7, but the automaker says the suit is all squeal and no bite.
The plaintiff points to three service bulletins as evidence that Audi is aware of the issue, but in their motion … continue reading
A couple years ago the 2007-2012 Q7 and 2009-2012 Q5 were recalled to fix leaking fuel pump flanges. At the time, there weren't enough replacement flanges to go around. In a let's-see-if-this-works move Audi slapped some butyl tape around t … continue reading
When Volkswagen agreed to a multi-district settlement for selling polluting engines marketed as clean diesel, it did so knowing it’d have to pay billions of dollars to customers that owned or leased an affected vehicle when the news about t … continue reading
A Q7 owner has sued Audi over his squeaky brake pads and defective rotors. But in a twist, the brakes that come with the car aren’t the problem … it’s the $1700 replacement parts.
In April 2018, the plaintiff heard loud squealing noises wh … continue reading
One way VW and Audi can win back the good graces of US consumers is through their favorite vehicle, the crossover SUV. But they're not going to win many fans if those crossovers keep catching on fire due to a fuel pump defect.
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Step aside, diesel owners – a new class-action lawsuit with up to 100 plaintiffs says Audi also installed "defeat devices" on gas engines to mask CO2 emissions.
"The lawsuit says illegal CO2 defeat devices were installed on … continue reading
Volkswagen has released a settlement update for 83,000 Audi, Porsche, and VW vehicles with TDI engines. And methinks owners are going to be Scrooge McDuck levels of happy. … continue reading
2016 has been the year of emissions cheating. There's been so much talk about VW's massive diesel cover-up that it sure would be nice to finish out the year without hearing the words "defeat" or "device" again.
But it ai … continue reading
Back in 2015, owners started complaining to Audi that they were smelling gas inside their cars. Not much was done about it, maybe just a thank you for your concern and some pre-canned response about how we value you as a customer, yadda yad … continue reading
For the second time in three months, the 2017 Q7 has been recalled]. So much for brand new and worry free. This time the SUV's third-row seats can move when they shouldn't, such as during a frontal collision.
"Audi says it discovered … continue reading
A while ago Audi issued a software update in order to save some of the energy used for lighting. Not long after, thousands of Audi owners said their lights wouldn't turn on. Mission accomplished?
"the lights go completely out when th … continue reading
A German newspaper says Volkswagen has been cheating again. This time using unapproved software on its 3-liter diesels. Oh, wünderbar.
"The programs are allegedly used to shut off nitrogen oxide emissions controls after 22 minutes, ab … continue reading
Another day, another set of airbags that are doing more harm than good.
"Audi says the front airbags can deploy with too much force and injure occupants, but the automaker didn't say much about the recall or which company manufacture … continue reading
Hey emission-wagön owners, VW has setup a special website just for you. From CarComplaints.com
"Volkswagen says owners will eventually be able to learn more about the settlement terms and determine how much compensation is available … continue reading
A timing chain tensioner lawsuit has been filed in New Jersey claiming multiple Audi and VW vehicles are at risk of complete engine failure due to a manufacturing defect. From CarComplaints.com:
"The VW and Audi A3 vehicles are equipp … continue reading
More VW and Audi emissions recalls will be needed now that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has hit the company with a second notice of Clean Air violations. Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice, no seriously --- what the heck … continue reading
Manufacturers can sometimes drag their feet when it comes to issuing recalls. But whenever there's reports of fuel leaking out of cars they start to move like someone lit a fire under their butt. That's because, well ... there might actuall … continue reading