2013 Audi Q5 Steering problems & defects.

Audi Q5 Steering problems : 8.

Steering Is Very Imprecise And Has A Notchiness Effect. When I’m Going Down A Highway Straight, I Have A Difficult Time Keeping It Straight. It Feels Unsafe When I’m Going On A Curve At Highway Speeds Since The Steering Wheel May Shift. Confirmed By Dealership Nothing Is Wrong With Steering And Alignment, But Steering Of The Vehicle Seems To Have Issues. *tr

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Mileage was 5100 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WA1LFAFP1DA. AUDI Q5 2013 problem was reported in CRANBERRY TWP, PA. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle had 4 CYLINDERS. FUEL TYPE: GAS. VEHICLE SPEED: 60 mph.

Jan 07, 2013

There Is A Notchiness Feeling In The Steering Wheel. This Is Especially Seen At Highway Speeds And Makes The Car Hard To Keep Straight. *tr

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. AUDI Q5 2013 problem was reported in BEAVERCREEK, OH. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Nov 01, 2012

When Driving Straight, There Appears To Be A Noticeable Notch In The Steering. The Wheel Will Have A Tendency To Want To Stray From This Notch As If Rolling Off A Bump. It Is Not Always As Noticeable. At It’s Worst It Feels Awkward To Keep The Vehicle Traveling Straight. *tr

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Mileage was 1000 miles. AUDI Q5 2013 problem was reported in SICKLERVILLE, NJ. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. VEHICLE SPEED: 65 mph.

Jan 01, 2013

Steering Has A Notchines To It. Difficult To Keep Vehicle Straight. Feels Like A Gear Would When Missing A Tooth. It Is Intermittent And Does Not Seem Speed Dependant.others Have Reported Defective Steering Racks. *tr

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Mileage was 5100 miles. AUDI Q5 2013 problem was reported in FRANKLIN, MA. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. VEHICLE SPEED: 45 mph.

Mar 04, 2013

On A Frequent Basis When Traveling At Highway Speed On Straight, Non-crowned Pavement The Vehicle Will Drift To The Left Suddenly Without Any Input From The Steering Wheel. The Vehicle Must Be Continually Corrected Through The Steering Wheel To Maintain A Lane. At Time A “notch” Feel Appears At The 12 O’clock Position On The Wheel That Makes It Almost Impossible To Maintain A Straight Direction Without Constantly Adjusting The Wheel From Right To Left. On Two Occurrences The Wheel Jerked To Center Uncontrolled. Turning The Car Off And Back On Will Reset The Issue And The Occurrences Are Random But Frequent. If At The Time Of The Occurrence A Vehicle Was Occupying The Adjoining Lane An Accident Would Occur. On Researching This Issue It Appear In Numerous Forums Affecting audi 2013 Models With New Electromechanical Steering Systems. *tr

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Mileage was 3420 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WA1WGAFP4DA. AUDI Q5 2013 problem was reported in WALTHAM, MA. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle had 6 CYLINDERS. FUEL TYPE: GAS. VEHICLE SPEED: 60 mph.

Mar 12, 2013

While Driving At Various Speeds Between 30-70mph, Regardless Of Road Conditions, Any Attempts To Drive The Vehicle In A Straight Path Is Met With A Sever Notch At The 12’oclock Steering Position Making It Difficult If Not Impossible To Maintain Said Straight Path…reporting This To The Dealer Has Resulted In Their Acknowledgement Of The Problem, Taking My Information And Stating They Will Contact Me As Soon As audi Has A Permanent Fix (and If I Do Not Hear Back From Them Within 30 Days To Reach Back Out To Them). *tr

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Mileage was 1500 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WA1DGAFP7DA. AUDI Q5 2013 problem was reported in DEERFIELD, NH. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle had 5 CYLINDERS. FUEL TYPE: GAS. VEHICLE SPEED: 45 mph.

Mar 01, 2013

Frequently When Traveling At Highway Speed On Straight Highway The Vehicle Will Drift To The Left Suddenly Without Any Input From The Steering Wheel. The Vehicle Must Be Continually Corrected Through The Steering Wheel To Maintain A Lane. At Times A “notch” Feel Appears At The 12 O’clock Position On The Wheel That Makes It Almost Impossible To Maintain A Straight Direction Without Constantly Adjusting The Wheel From Right To Left. On Several Occurrences The Wheel Jerked To Center Uncontrolled. Turning The Car Off And Back On Will Reset The Issue And The Occurrences Are Random. It Is Very Annoying Because The Driver Does Not Feel Like You Have Control Of The Vehicle. In Researching This Issue I Have Found Several Other Owners Of The 2013 audi q5 That Are Having The Same Problem…audi Installed A New Electromechanical Steering System In The 2013 q5 And Apparently This Is The Source Of The Problem. This Should Be Investigated Immediately To Determine If The Steering Is Safe !!!!! *tr

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Mileage was 250 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WA1LFAFP9DA. AUDI Q5 2013 problem was reported in RUSSELL, PA. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle had 4 CYLINDERS. FUEL TYPE: GAS. VEHICLE SPEED: 45 mph.

Mar 07, 2013

Notchiness, Friction While Rotating Steering Wheel Within Few Degrees From 12’o Clock Position Either Side. Problem Persisted Despite The Software Update. Another Issue Was Whistling Sound From Side Mirror. At Times Particularly While Driving At High Speed, It Get So Pronounced As If A “fly” Is Buzzing Next To The Drivers Ear. I Complained To Dealership And audi On 09/14/2013. Since Then I’m Driving Loaner. Dealership Tried To Return Car On 09/17/13, None Of The Issues Were Fixed. I Returned Car To Dealership Again. I Complained Again To audi Of Usa. Now, I Am Told That Side Mirrors Are Replaced And Fixed. However, Notchiness/friction In Steering Wheel Still Persist. There Is Nothing audi Can Do To Fix This. Dealership Is Insisting Me To Accept My Car. However, I Am Reluctant To Accept Due To Concern Of Potential Safety Issue. Please Advise. *js

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Mileage was 6000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WA1DGAFPXDA. AUDI Q5 2013 problem was reported in FAYETTEVILLE, NC. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle had 6 CYLINDERS. AUDI Q5 2013 drive type:AWD.

Aug 16, 2013

2013 Audi Q5 problems and complaints, and up-to-date recall information. If you are researching a used Audi Q5, driving a 2013 Audi Q5, or if you are planning to purchase one, review owner-reported Steering problems and defects.

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One thought on “2013 Audi Q5 Steering problems & defects.

  • lisa

    (June 14, 2017 - 9:32 am)

    Hi have a Q5 2012 AND HAVE A PROBLEM WITH THE STEERING DOING WHAT IT WANTS AND DRIFTING TO THE LEFT AND THEN TO THE RIGHT AND EVEN THOUGH THE STEERING WHEEL IS STRAIGHT AND NOT MOVING THE CAR WILL STILL KEEP MOVING FROM SIDE TO SIDE ! IT TAKES ALL MY EFFORT TO KEEP THE CAR STRAIGHT AND IF YOU ARE FOLLOWING ME YOU WOULD THINK I AM A DRUNK DRIVER !! ALSO ALL THE STEERING WHEEL BUTTONS WONT WORK NOR MY CRUISE CONTROL AND MY LIGHTERS ALL FOUR HAVE ALSO FAILED !! AUDI WANT TO CHARGE ME OVER £700 TO HOPEFULLY FIX THE PROBLEM BUT THEY CANNOT GUARANTEE IT WILL FIX THE PROBLEM !! IM NOT HAPPY

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