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2012 AUDI Q5 RECALLS

2012 Audi Q5

Q5 I (facelift 2012) generation is a 5 doors suv produced by Audi from 2012 to 2014 with petrol and diesel engines with maxspeed 124 mph. Capacity is 5 passengers including driver and total weight is 5357 lbs with 1345 lbs maxload.


Model Trims

  • Q5 2.0 TFSI (180 Hp) quattro
  • Q5 2.0 TFSI (245 Hp) quattro Tiptronic
  • Q5 3.2 FSI V6 (270 Hp) quattro
  • Q5 2.0 TFSI (180 Hp) quattro
  • Q5 2.0 TFSI (225 Hp) quattro
  • Q5 2.0 TFSI (225 Hp) quattro Tiptronic
  • Q5 2.0 TFSI Hybrid (245 Hp) quattro Tiptronic
  • Q5 3.0 TDI V6 (245 Hp) quattro S tronic
  • Q5 2.0 TDI (143 Hp) quattro
  • Q5 3.0 TFSI V6 (272 Hp) quattro Tiptronic
  • Q5 2.0 TDI (177 Hp) quattro
  • Q5 2.0 TDI (177 Hp) quattro S tronic

Features & Specs

1

5
seats

2

19-36 mpg city
31-44 mpg hwy

3

AWD
drivetrain

4

143-272
horsepower

Reported Problems

8 Total Safety Recalls Found

VISIBILITY:SUN/MOON ROOF ASSEMBLY

  • Total cars affected: 234057

  • NHTSA campaign: 17V001000

  • Date of the problem: 03/01/2017

An inflator rupture may result in metal fragments striking the driver or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death.

AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:DRIVER SIDE:INFLATOR MODULE

  • Total cars affected: 659493

  • NHTSA campaign: 16V078000

  • Date of the problem: 10/02/2016

In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the driver's frontal air bag, the inflator could rupture with metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants potentially resulting in serious injury or death.

AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:DRIVER SIDE:INFLATOR MODULE

  • Total cars affected: 162782

  • NHTSA campaign: 18V082000

  • Date of the problem: 30/01/2018

In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the driver's frontal air bag, the inflator could explode with metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants potentially resulting in serious injury or death.

FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP

  • Total cars affected: 5987

  • NHTSA campaign: 18V818000

  • Date of the problem: 19/11/2018

The butyl tape may not prevent fuel from leaking. A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source can increase the risk of a fire.

FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP

  • Total cars affected: 143214

  • NHTSA campaign: 16V660000

  • Date of the problem: 13/09/2016

A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source increases the risk of a fire.

VISIBILITY:SUN/MOON ROOF ASSEMBLY

  • Total cars affected: 13172

  • NHTSA campaign: 12V299000

  • Date of the problem: 28/06/2012

SHOULD THE SUNROOF?S GLASS BREAK WHILE THE VEHICLE IS IN USE, THE FALLING GLASS COULD CUT AND INJURE THE DRIVER OR PASSENGERS. IT COULD ALSO DISTRACT THE DRIVER, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

EU rapid alert system

  • Risk level: 2

  • Rapex alert: A12/0713/17

  • Date of the problem: 02/06/2017

The additional coolant pump can block due to foreign particles in the cooling system. This can result in the pump overheating which could lead to a fire.

EU rapid alert system

  • Risk level: 2

  • Rapex alert: A12/1427/14

  • Date of the problem: 22/08/2014

An internal fault can create a short circuit within the fan control module which may lead to overheating of the insulation and ultimately fire within the engine bay. This may happen with the engine switched off and possibly when the vehicle is unattended.

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