Q7 News Archive

  1. 2018

    1. December

      • 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-wo...

    2. October

    3. September

      • 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 Apr...

  2. 2017

    1. May

    2. February

      • 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.

        2016

        1. November

          • 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...

        2. October

          • 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 a...

        3. September

          • 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 fron...

          • 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...

        4. August

          • 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 nitrog...

          • 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 muc...

        5. July

        6. May

          • 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:...

      • 2015

        1. November

          • 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....

        2. February

          • 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...