Audi, known to some as the brand with the four rings, is a German automaker who specializes in producing high-performance luxury vehicles. They are owned by the Volkswagen Group and have eleven production facilities in nine countries. Having a stellar reputation for manufacturing top of the line vehicles, Audi is undoubtedly a leader in the global luxury market. However, this is not to say that Audi’s are perfect either. Thousands of complaints have been reported in the United States for numerous issues or defects that Audi owners have experienced. If you have experienced repeated issues with your Audi, you’re not alone. Call us today to speak with one of our experienced lemon law attorneys, they will advise you on your best course of action and determine if you qualify for a lemon law suit.
Do you have an Audi lemon?
Determining if you have a lemon vehicle on your hands is dependent upon the state and federal lemon laws. Each state has its own distinct definitions, evidentiary requirements, and procedures. If you are experiencing repeated troubles with your Audi, our team at Lemon Law Experts can help determine if you valid lawsuit. For example, the following are some of the parameters that you would need to meet if you wanted to file a lemon law suit in California:
The car is under warranty, and the defect is covered.
The manufacturer has not otherwise remedied the situation with you, e.g., replace the vehicle or refund the purchase price.
You purchased the vehicle less than 18 months ago, or the odometer reads 18,000 miles or less.
The manufacturer failed to fix the car after a reasonable number
Some Audi Defects that May Warrant a Lemon Law Suit
The following are a few of the Audi models that have been involved in lemon law suits in the United States, including Audi A4, Audi A5, Audi A6, Audi A7, Audi Q5, Audi R8, Audi S4, Audi S5 and Audi TT. Below are a few examples of problems Audi owners have had with their vehicles that the manufacturer has had great difficulty fixing. (Note: many of them are serious concerns that can cause injury or death if not addressed or that can cause the owner consistent extra expenses and headaches). Remember, just because your specific model or defect is not listed does not mean you do not have a viable claim. Call the Lemon Law Experts today to receive a free consultation.
- Headlights that shut off randomly and sporadically when driving
- Consuming excess oil
- Water leakages
- Defects with the oil light on the dash
- Defects with windows, sunroofs, and convertible tops
- Transmissions that stick, jerk or hesitate
- Dashboard lights that illuminate without cause, particularly with the check engine light
- Steering columns that vibrate inexplicably or generate noise braking issues
- Engine Failure
- Bad Piston
- Steering completely locked up
- Engine rattle on startup
- Premature brake wear
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What does “Reasonable Number” of Repair Attempts Mean?
What does the law consider a “reasonable number” of repair attempts? Each state provides different stipulations; generally, cars with less than a certain mileage that have a least three or four failed attempts at fixing the defect are covered under Lemon Laws. California Lemon Laws, for instance, explain that the criteria for a reasonable number of repair attempts has been met when one of the following occurs:
- The defect results in a condition that is likely to cause death or serious bodily injury if the vehicle is driven; the car has been subject to repair two or more times; and the consumer has directly notified the manufacturer of the need for repair.
- The car has been subject to repair four or more times, and the car owner has directly notified the manufacturer of the need for repair.
- The defect has caused the car to be out of service for more than 30 calendar days since the owner received the car.
Don’t let your case fall by the wayside. Call the Lemon Law Experts today!
If you purchased a lemon Audi, you are not out of luck. You might be due various damages, including a vehicle replacement. Let our lemon law attorneys, Consumer Law Experts, help you seek justice and reparation. Call The Lemon Law Experts today for a case evaluation.