Audi Responds to Q7 Brake Squeal Lawsuit


Audi Q7 brake squeal problems don’t warrant a lawsuit much less a class action lawsuit, says attorneys for the automaker in a motion to dismiss the complaint.

According to the lawsuit, 2015-2018 Audi Q7 SUVs practically leave people deaf from loud high-pitched squeals when drivers hit the brake pedals.

Plaintiff Valeria Mercado says she leased her 2017 Audi Q7 in January 2017 and by May 2017 the brakes were squealing whether the vehicle was moving in forward or reverse.

The plaintiff alleges the loud noises cause distractions to drivers and pedestrians, an alleged problem one Audi technician said could be caused by brakes that cannot handle the weight of the Q7.

According to the plaintiff, there is no way a $76,000 SUV should experience brake squeal problems.

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