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Audi SUVs (Q7 & Q5) and other V6 TDIs Discussions area for Audi Q7 and Q5 TDI (2009+ in Canada & the US) as well as others with the V6 TDI such as the A6, A7 and A8 sedans.

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Old July 22nd, 2019, 09:12   #1
kpenner
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Default front end rattle on my 2015 Audi A6 3.0 TDI

Hey everybody, I have had a problem crop up on my 2015 A6, it developed a rattle over the left front suspension area.

The shop I use for regular maintenance had replaced the front brakes and rotors the previous week (OEM parts) and the next week the rattle started. I took it back, they checked all the brake components, and all had been correctly installed. They offered to re-torque all the front end suspension bolts to see it that would fix it but that didn't work either. The mechanic noticed the front struts (78K miles) appeared to be a bit worn so I had them replaced. The rattle went away for about a week then returned.

I had a recall on the car for an issue and the motor mounts were leaking so I took it to the Audi dealership to get that done and had them do some troubleshooting. They said it was the front anti-sway bar, which was replaced under warranty. That fixed the rattle, but today, one week later, the rattle is back.

Anybody have any suggestions?
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Old July 22nd, 2019, 22:24   #2
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Wheel bearing?
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Old October 4th, 2019, 13:37   #3
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Never thought of that, I will tell them to look there.
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