Audi Q5 Parking Brake Stuck: Causes + How to Fix

There’s nothing worse than finding out your Audi Q5’s parking brake is stuck, especially when you’re ready for the day. The good news is this problem can be easily fixed with some simple steps. In this article, we’ll discuss the causes of a stuck parking brake in the Audi Q5 and how to get your … Read more

Audi Q5 Heater Only Works While Driving: 5 Common Causes

If your Audi Q5’s heat only works when driving, there are five leading causes you should check.  They are low coolant, air pockets, a bad heater core, an airlocked cooling system, and a malfunctioning thermostat. We’ll start with the easy-to-check common problems and work our way to the harder-to-deal-with rarer issues that could be affecting … Read more

Audi Q5 Flashing Check Engine Light: Diagnosis

The check engine light indicates that you need to service a vehicle soon. If your Audi Q5 has a flashing check engine light means that there is a catalyst damaging misfire (it can damage the catalytic converter and O2 sensors). If your vehicle has a flashing check engine light, it means you need to service … Read more

Audi Q5 Check Engine Light On: Why and What to Do

The check engine is the most common warning light that appears in the Audi Q5’s instrument cluster.  Well over half of this site’s content is related to solving the various reasons why the check engine light comes on. The good news is that the check engine light indicates that there are Diagnostic Trouble Codes (DTCs) … Read more

Audi Q5 Soft Brake Pedal Causes

If your Audi Q5 has a soft brake pedal, it is a sign of a serious brake system issue. It’s usually caused by air entering the system in some way through a leak.  This article covers the six most common causes of a soft brake pedal as well as a solid diagnostic order if you … Read more

Audi Q5 Alarm Keeps Going Off: Causes + How to Fix

Your Audi Q5’s alarm system is designed to detect potential intruders, keep its contents safe, and keep them from driving your vehicle away. However, it is not uncommon for a car alarm to go off, or keep going off, for no apparent reason– also known as false or “nuisance alarms”.  This article will discuss some … Read more

Audi Q5 Key Fob Not Working: 5 Common Causes

If your Audi Q5’s key fob is not working, the most common reason is a dead battery. Followed by water damage or fob failure.  Below, we’ve listed everything you need to do to get your vehicle’s fob working again. A dead battery is the most common reason a Audi Q5’s key fob fails. Table of … Read more

Audi Q5 Bad Fuel Mileage: Causes

If you’re filling your vehicle up regularly and still getting crummy mileage, there are a few things that could be to blame. In this post, we’ll explore some of the most common reasons your Audi Q5 is getting bad gas mileage. Before diving in, it’s important to note whether or not your Q5’s check engine … Read more