2003-2017 Audi Bearing Issue

2016 Audi A5

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The problem: A clicking or clacking noise may emanate from the front wheel bearings due to a lack of wheel-bearing lubricant on the bearing housing assembly.

Vehicles affected by service bulletin:

  • 2008 Audi A4
  • 2009 Audi A4
  • 2010 Audi A4
  • 2011 Audi A4
  • 2012 Audi A4
  • 2013 Audi A4
  • 2014 Audi A4
  • 2015 Audi A4
  • 2016 Audi A4
  • 2008 Audi A5
  • 2009 Audi A5
  • 2010 Audi A5
  • 2011 Audi A5
  • 2012 Audi A5
  • 2013 Audi A5
  • 2014 Audi A5
  • 2015 Audi A5
  • 2016 Audi A5
  • 2017 Audi A5
  • 2009 Audi A5 Cabriolet
  • 2010 Audi A5 Cabriolet
  • 2011 Audi A5 Cabriolet
  • 2012 Audi A5 Cabriolet
  • 2013 Audi A5 Cabriolet
  • 2014 Audi A5 Cabriolet
  • 2015 Audi A5 Cabriolet
  • 2016 Audi A5 Cabriolet
  • 2017 Audi A5 Cabriolet
  • 2005 Audi A6
  • 2006 Audi A6
  • 2007 Audi A6
  • 2008 Audi A6
  • 2009 Audi A6
  • 2010 Audi A6
  • 2011 Audi A6
  • 2012 Audi A6
  • 2013 Audi A6
  • 2014 Audi A6
  • 2015 Audi A6
  • 2016 Audi A6
  • 2017 Audi A6
  • 2011 Audi A7
  • 2012 Audi A7
  • 2013 Audi A7
  • 2014 Audi A7
  • 2015 Audi A7
  • 2016 Audi A7
  • 2017 Audi A7
  • 2003 Audi A8
  • 2004 Audi A8
  • 2005 Audi A8
  • 2006 Audi A8
  • 2007 Audi A8
  • 2008 Audi A8
  • 2009 Audi A8
  • 2010 Audi A8
  • 2011 Audi A8
  • 2012 Audi A8
  • 2013 Audi A8
  • 2014 Audi A8
  • 2015 Audi A8
  • 2016 Audi A8
  • 2017 Audi A8
  • 2009 Audi Q5
  • 2010 Audi Q5
  • 2011 Audi Q5
  • 2012 Audi Q5
  • 2013 Audi Q5
  • 2014 Audi Q5
  • 2015 Audi Q5
  • 2016 Audi Q5
  • 2017 Audi Q5

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Corrective action: Dealers will disassemble the front wheel bearings, apply lubricant to the housings and reassemble.

Warranty info: This service is being performed free of charge under Audi's new-car or extended warranty, whichever applies.

What owners should do: Call your local dealer with your vehicle's identification number to determine if it's involved in this service bulletin. You can also call Audi at 800-822-2834 or the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration at 888-327-4236. Reference TSB No. 401655.

Need to find a dealer for service? Go to Cars.com 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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