— Audi Q7 squeaking brakes have caused a lawsuit that alleges model year 2015-2018 Q7 SUVs are equipped with defective braking systems that cause loud high-pitched noise that creates a safety hazard.

The lawsuit alleges squealing and squeaking noises occur during routine driving when a driver uses the brake pedal. According to the plaintiff, Audi allegedly knows the Q7 brakes are so loud that everyone on the road is startled just from a driver applying the brakes.

Plaintiff Valeria Mercado says she leased her 2017 Audi Q7 in January 2017 for more than $76,000 from a California Audi dealership. By May 2017 the brakes started making loud squeaking and squealing noise when she applied the brake pedal.

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