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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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Tires losing air
If you have chrome plated wheels, corrosion can build up much easier on chrome plates than steel wheel or alloy wheels. Corrosion is also common on alloy wheels. A puncture in the sidewall of a tire is non repairable unless...
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What do you think about the reliability of this the 2013 Audi Q5?
Hi, thanks for writing in. As you may already know, the reliability of most vehicles depends largely on how well the car is maintained as well as the owner's driving habits, vehicle driving conditions, etc. This is especially important when...
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Car lost power & acceleration on the interstate
Hello there, an intermittent car dying issue like you have described is an unusual case. A variety of faults can cause the car to die in this manner such as the fuel pump, battery, wiring, battery cable, or the ignition...
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When turning on navigation system, radio comes on too
The navigation system and the radio do affect each other and use each other to work. When the navigation comes on it turns the radio on as well to provide volume for the voice directions. This is normal operation and...
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Window regulator stopped working
Hello, there are a variety of causes for the power window regulator to fail. The most likely would be the regulator, switch, and regulator motor. Given that these have been replaced it should take care of the issue. Humidity can...
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Steering wheel locked while going around curve
Hello there, When a vehicle loses power assist in the steering it can definitely be a cause for concern. The 2015 Q5 is equipped with electro-mechanical power steering. This type of system uses electronics to provide the power assistance to...
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Large driver-side mirror blocked view and caused accident
Hello there, the mirror issue is not a common one. Your Audi Q5 comes equipped with the standard size mirrors unless some sort of aftermarket extension or additional mirror was added. The most likely cause of the mirror issue is...
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Large driver-side mirror blocked view and caused accident
You can check with the dealer to see if they have an alternative mirror for you. I am not aware of any aftermarket mirrors for your vehicle or a solution for this. When a vehicle like your 2016 Audi Q5...
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When turning on navigation system, radio comes on too
This is a problem inside the nav/radio unit. The system will have to be tested and serviced by a dealer certified repair facility. You may have to have it removed and sent out for repair or replacement.
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Car lost power & acceleration on the interstate
If the dealer has not verified the problem, then they will not do so until they have. This is so that when they fix the problem, they can verify that they fixed the symptom. I do not have any additional...
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Steering wheel locked while going around curve
I would suspect that the steering is electronic and something was not making contact when you were going over the bumps and caused the steering to lock. It could also be a programming issue or a steering sensor issue. Have...
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Window regulator stopped working
If they blamed it on high humidity, then I would not believe this. It was most likely that the motor was not protected from rain or water entry, and got contaminated when the water ran into the door. Why it...
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Brake pedal goes all the way to the floor
If you have not lost any fluid in the master cylinder and the pedal goes to the floor, then your master cylinder must be bypassing fluid and not creating pressure. In order to have a mechanic diagnose it properly, they...
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How do you activate or deactivate the Auto Lock feature on 2016 Q5?
Settings like this usually will require either the VAG-COM tool and expertise programming the vehicle. I would consult the dealer in order to have this done.
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Fuel rail sensor faulty or fuel pressure too high
Hello there, a check engine light for too high of fuel pressure is unusual with your 2009 Audi Q5. There are one 2 possible faults going on. Either the fuel pressure is too high, or the fuel pressure sensor is...
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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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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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