Audi's Warranty is Useless For Leaky Sunroofs, Says Lawsuit

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Scott McCracken
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Inside the car, looking up through the sunroof"

A proposed class-action filed in the Easter District of NY is fed up with Audi (and it's parent company Volkswagen Group) denying warranty claims for leaky, panoramic sunroofs. The lawsuit lists a long line of TSBs that talk about problems with the sunroof drainage systems. They even give dealerships tips on how to repair the issue on unsold inventory, but they won't honor warranty claims asking for the same repair.

A Bit More About the Lawsuit

The plaintiff says the leaky sunroofs create "foggy conditions" on the windshield and can short out sensitive electrical components. Both of which are massive safety issues.

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Sunroof Leaks

Multiple defects with the sunroof drainage system are causing massive amounts of leak problems for Audi owners. The water is soaking headliners, creating unsafe amounts of condensation, and short circuiting sensitive electronic components.

Poorly drawn blue box outlining damage made to the headliner from rain leaking in through the sunroof.

Related Audi Generations

At least one model year in these 6 generations have a relationship to this story.

We track this because a generation is just a group of model years where very little changes from year-to-year. Chances are owners throughout these generation will want to know about this news. Click on a generation for more information.

  1. 1st Generation A1

    Years
    2012–2018
    Reliability
    N/A
    PainRank
    N/A
    Complaints
    0
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  2. 3rd Generation A3

    Years
    2013–2020
    Reliability
    35th of 39
    PainRank
    2.96
    Complaints
    33
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  3. 1st Generation Q2

    Years
    2017–2019
    Reliability
    35th of 39
    PainRank
    N/A
    Complaints
    0
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  4. 1st Generation Q3

    Years
    2015–2018
    Reliability
    25th of 39
    PainRank
    1.37
    Complaints
    4
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  5. 2nd Generation Q3

    Years
    2019–2020
    Reliability
    25th of 39
    PainRank
    N/A
    Complaints
    0
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  6. 3rd Generation TT

    Years
    2015–2020
    Reliability
    8th of 39
    PainRank
    0.15
    Complaints
    1
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