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A Buyer's Guide to the 2012 Audi Q5
The 2012 Audi Q5 is a compact SUV that is packed with features, both inside and under the hood. While it might not be the right choice for large families, most should definitely...

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How do I top off AdBlue?
The Audi Q5 has an AdBlue filler cap located next to the fuel filler cap on the side of the car. Some Audis are supplied with a hexagonal AdBlue filler cap, which requires the wheel nut wrench from the boot....
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0B5 Gearbox Basic Setting
Hello. If your speed sensor is failing to calibrate properly then it may be possible that there is some sort of electrical fault present, or issues with the calibration procedure. Any wiring issues with the sensor may result in the...
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Transfer case is making a noise.
Hi there. Depending on what type of noise that the transfer case is making, the oil type and amount has a big factor in the transfer case emitting a noise. If the wrong type of fluid is put in the...
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Q: My steering wheel vibrates
Steering wheel vibration can be caused by a few different issues or components. If the front tires are out of balance, the imbalance will cause a vibration typically felt and seen in the steering wheel. If a tire is out...
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Q: Brakes, rotors, or something else?
Hello There, Generally, the rotors should not need to be replaced very often unless they become warped due to excessive heat which will eventually cause a vibrating or shaking sensation when you press the brakes. This is caused by low...
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WHAT KIND OF MOTOR OIL DO I USE AND HOW MANY QUARTS ?
The V6-3.0L Turbo is diesel powered. If that is the vehicle that you have, the oil capacity is 6.8 quarts assuming you install a new filter and, of course, you should use a new filter. In all events, check the...
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Q: Air conditioner
It sounds like you may have a faulty blower motor or blower motor relay. Occasionally, the blower motor itself will wear out or become faulty working intermittently as the brush contacts inside the motor wear out. The blower motor relay...
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Q: Humming sound
You are very right to suspect that a faulty wheel bearing is causing this issue. I would recommend having your vehicle inspected by a certified mechanic to determine if the wheel bearing has indeed failed. If the wheel bearing has...
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Can I add driving options. Like Sport. Mine only has standard sline?
Hello there, you will not be able to add additional drive options to your 2016 Audi Q5 at this time. These drive packages and trim options are added at the factory when the vehicle is built. The sport driving packages...
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Does a 2011 audi Q5 use tubeless tires? I have a nail lodged in but tire has not deflated
Your vehicle uses tubeless tires. The tire won't deflate if the nail is very tight. That is typical and in fact lots of tires have nails, screws, glass shards and other objects but because these foreign objects can be really...
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I have a 2009 Audi Q9 and everytime I drive it it has a strong gas smell. The car does not hesitate to start and no check engine l
Hi there. On modern automobiles, fuel odors should not be detectable at anytime beyond refueling. A strong smell of gasoline can indicate a leaking fuel supply component (fuel filler hose, filter, or lines) or an evaporative emissions component (purge valve,...
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Q: Motor mounts
Hi There, As you may know, motor mounts are steel mounted brackets that secure the motor and transmission to the chassis of the vehicle. They have rubber internals in them to help isolate engine vibration from being transmitted to the...
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Brake light just came on in dashboard 2012 Audi Q5
Hello - as you have already noted, this warning tells you that your brake pads need replacement. It is intended to warn you to replace the pads before the rotors are damaged. Best guidance is to go ahead and have...
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Need both engine mounts replaced on a Audi Q5 has 58000 miles..mhiw much does it cost
If you need your engine mounts replaced consider YourMechanic as this can be done at your home or office.
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Should we keep the car?
Hi there. If your budget is good to pay for the maintenance on the vehicle and you intend to keep the car, then I suggest on keeping the car. If you are worried about your budget on the car, then...
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Error codes on my 2012 Q5 P2099 P2096 & P2196
These codes could possibly be related to an issue with the turbocharger or the catalytic converter. Unfortunately these codes could lead to very expensive repairs depending on what exactly is the cause of this issue. I would recommend having a...
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Can you give me an average cost for a Turbo Replacement in Q5?
Hi there. Unfortunately, we are not able to offer this type of service on your Audi as the turbo system is very complex and should be replaced by an authorized Audi dealership or repair center.
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2012 Audi Q5 dashboard - BRAKE warning
If you are not detecting any change in the function or efficacy of the brakes, it "might" be safe to drive the car for a reasonable interval until you can obtain service. The BRAKE warning indicator will turn on if...
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All my dashboard lights came on my Audi Q5 and the emergency brake comes on it’s own
What you are describing stems from an electrical malfunction, possibly "global" in nature, that is affecting multiple systems on your car. To resolve that, an electrical diagnostic will have to be performed. YourMechanic offers mobile electrical diagnostic services. If you...
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Q: tires
If your car only has 24,000 the tires have worn out prematurely possibly due to bad wheel alignment, under inflation and/or lack of rotation. YourMechanic does offer tire rotation on a mobile basis. If you are going to buy new...

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