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Do Audi A5 have problems?

Do Audi A5 have problems?

There are limited reports of serious A5 problems, but the car isn’t fault free. Electrical glitches and failures are the single biggest problem. The car’s entertainment control system can freeze and refuse to work, while the central locking, reversing sensors and built-in phone system can also cause issues.

What are the signs of gearbox failure?

Signs Your Car Needs Gearbox Repair

  • Problems shifting gears. If you’re encountering hesitation or resistance when putting the car into gear or a jerking motion when shifting gears, this is a sign that something is wrong with the transmission system.
  • Unusual noises.
  • Leaking fluid.
  • A burning smell.

What does gearbox malfunction mean?

Gearbox malfunction: you can continue driving. Drive to a qualified workshop soon and have the fault rectified. Gearbox malfunction: no reverse gear (you can continue driving) Drive to a qualified workshop without delay and have the fault rectified. Gearbox malfunction: you can continue driving in D until engine off.

What kind of transmission problem does Audi A5 have?

Dealers initial prognosis was the dual mass flywheel (DMF). After teardown, dealer found the DMF and the clutch to have “hot spots.” DMF had what I thought to be excessive wear, but dealer said it was within normal wear.

What to do if your Audi has a transmission problem?

Call the closest Audi dealer and check if there are any recalls or Technical Service Bulletins (TSB) for your vehicle, especially for the transmission. For the dealer to check, you will need to provide your VIN. You can also check for recalls by VIN here .

What causes a clutch to leak on an Audi A5?

Bearing in manual transmission failed. Causing oil to leak into clutch. Entire transmission, including clutch, flywheel, and pressure plate replaced under warranty. Clutch Master Cylinder leaking, replaced for free under Audi good will warranty despite car being 18 months out of warranty.

Why does my Audi A5 make a knocking noise?

I also had a knocking noise from the rear when the car was around 18 months old but that turned out to be one of the exhaust hangars detached and was repaired under warranty. No issues since I had the Milltek fitted though.