2012-13 Audi Allroad, A4, A5, A6, A7, A8, Q5 Transmission Problems

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Vehicles affected by this service bulletin:

  • 2013 Audi Allroad, VINs N000001-N028462
  • 2013 Audi A4, VINs A000001-A155856
  • 2013 Audi A5, VINs 000001-037910
  • 2013 Audi A5 Cabriolet, VINs 000001-007044
  • 2013 Audi A6, VINs 000001-075006
  • 2013 Audi A7, VINs 000001-075006
  • 2013 Audi A8, VINs 000001-012006
  • 2013 Audi Q5, VINs 000001-032893
  • 2012 Audi A8

The problem: Audi’s eight-speed transmission can upshift harshly through 1st and 2nd gears. The transmission also downshifts harshly while braking.

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Corrective action: Dealers will update the transmission control module software to addresses this condition.

Warranty info: Repairs will be covered under the Audi new-car warranty.

What owners should do: Call your local dealer with your vehicle’s identification number to determine if it’s involved in this service action. You can also call Audi at 800-822-2834. Reference TSB No. 371553.

Need to find a dealer for service? Go to Service & Repair to find a local dealer.

Editor’s note: This is only one of dozens of service bulletins issued each month by automakers. Please check your automaker’s website to see if your vehicle has any service bulletins pending.

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