2009 Audi A4Better World Club’s ''Lemon Information'' highlights consumer complaints against a different car model each month. We are not editorializing or claiming that these cars are necessarily lemons. Instead, we are merely providing information and ask readers to form their own opinions.
Complaint: Steering wheel shakes at low speeds and rubles when turning. One complainant had his power steering hose replaced by a dealer after the problem persisted and worsened. After 3,000 miles on the new hose, the shaking/rumbling returned. Dealer replacement of brake calipers for another complainant was also ineffective. Many complainants report persistent steering problems at low speeds from the time their vehicles were new.
Component: Exterior Lighting
Complaint: Left headlight works only intermittently.
Component: Visibility/Windshield Wipers
Complaint: Windshield wipers freeze and cannot be deiced because they recess below the hood when turned off. Liquid collects and freezes in the recess causing wiper blades not to clear the glass of the windshield.
Component: Visibility/Rearview Mirrors
Complaint: Exterior rearview mirrors are designed with an aluminium interior that projects a glare.