Audi Q2:  Burning Oil Diagnosis

  The engine burning oil is one of the most common problems that a vehicle can encounter, particularly one with high mileage.  If your Audi Q2 is burning oil it is typically caused by piston rings or valve guides.     How Much Oil Consumption is Normal? Most auto manufacturers are hesitant to tell you … Read more

Audi Q2 P0463: Fuel Level Sensor Circuit → High Input

  P0463 is a moderately common OBDII trouble code that can occur in your Audi Q2.  It indicates that the vehicles computer has detected an inaccurate fuel level reading.  It shouldn’t affect the drivability of your Q2, but it can be inconvenient. Your Q2 will get the P0463 code when the signal coming from the … Read more

Audi Q2: Backfiring Causes

  One of the more jarring vehicle problems that you can experience is a backfire.  It sounds like a shotgun blast and can scare you if you’re not prepared for it.  If your Audi Q2 is backfiring, common causes include improper engine timing, bad spark plugs, engine running rich, and plug wires (if so equipped). … Read more

Audi Q2:  Oil in Coolant Diagnosis

If you’ve recently checked your Audi Q2’s coolant, and it looks almost like it has butter in it, then you probably have oil in it.  Oil in your coolant is most often caused by a blown head gasket. It can also be caused by a cracked head or even a bad radiator (well sorta, you’d … Read more

Audi Q2:  Overheating → Symptoms + Causes

One of the worst problems that can happen to your Audi Q2 is overheating.  Common symptoms of overheating include smoke coming from under the hood, a pegged temperature gauge, and a blown head gasket. Overheating can cause a lot of expensive damage to the engine.  A blow head gasket or a cracked head/block are much … Read more

Audi Q2: Window Won’t Go Up Diagnosis

Your Audi Q2’s windows protect you from the elements, and they protect the interior from damage.  If your window won’t go up, there are a few common issues that can cause this problem.  These include a blown fuse, bad window motor, wiring issues, and the switch.     Power Window Won’t Go Up Causes:  Audi Q2 … Read more

Audi Q2:  Brake Fluid Leak Causes & Diagnosis

  Your Audi Q2’s brake system is the most important safety feature on the vehicle.  Without a reliable braking system, it is dangerous to keep driving your Q2.  A brake fluid leak is a serious problem.  It is usually caused by a failure of a seal, brake line, master cylinder reservoir, and a few other … Read more

Audi Q2: Bad Ignition Switch Symptoms

Your Audi Q2‘s ignition switch is one of the most vital items on the entire vehicle.  If it fails, the entire vehicle won’t be able to run.  We’ve compiled some of the most common symptoms of a bad ignition switch.  These include stalling issues, not starting, and no power to the radio or accessories.   … Read more

Audi Q2:  Bad Throttle Body → Symptoms + Diagnosis

If your Audi Q2 has a bad throttle body, it can cause it to run terribly.  Common symptoms of a bad throttle body include, dirt and grime, the check engine light, and an erratic idle. Your Q2’s throttle body controls the amount of air that enters the engine.  You control the throttle body position with … Read more

Audi Q2: Bad Thermostat → Symptoms & Diagnosis

  Your Audi Q2 relies on a thermostat to control the temperature of the engine.  When it goes bad, you’ll experience a number of different problems.  Some of the most common symptoms of a bad thermostat are no heat, a spiked temp gauge, blown head gasket, and more.   Symptoms of a Bad Thermostat:  Audi … Read more