I ran into my first serious issue with my ‘21 eTron today. It threw an “Electrical System: Malfunction” error & shut down the car to where I couldn’t drive it. It had to be towed to the nearest dealership. It happened while I was charging at my local Electrify America Charging Station.
I pulled in with 15 miles of charge left on my eTron. I plugged in & activated the charger via MyAudi App as I usually do. I hopped back in the car to work on my laptop while it charged. It made it to 131 miles (~ 60%) of charge when I suddenly heard a loud boom & noticed smoke coming out of the vent on the charging station. I hopped out to see the charger had stopped, and it instructed me to unplug. I turned to my charge port & noticed the flashing red LED. I pressed the button on the side a couple of times to disengage the plug. Fortunately, on the third attempt, the light turned white & it relinquished the charging plug. That’s when I hopped back in my eTron and tried to start it up.
I got the Electrical Systems: Malfunction error as well as a Drive System error. It effectively would not allow me to move/drive my eTron. While it would shift to R and D, it would not move. Luckily, we only needed to get it into N for the tow truck driver to pull it up onto the flatbed.
I’ve not found this error mentioned anywhere yet. I wondered if anyone might be familiar with it & what it entails. Audi Dealership said it could be end of the week before they may have an update for me. I’m most concerned that the EA Charging Station may have fried my eTron, but that’s just me thinking the worst.
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There's been an issue (actually it's not an issue, it's a disaster for me) with me Audi e-tron. I bought this car in the mid of 2020 and since then i have driven only 20,000 Km. I was driving back home and i got an error of (Electrical System Fault, Please Contact Workshop). i Unfortunately had to get my car lifted to my home and then to the work shop as well very next day.
The car has been stopped in workshop since then and according to the Audi Service Center here in Pakistan, the problem of the car is with rare motor because of which this happened and now i need to change the that rare motor which is almost for 13000 US Dollars. This is pretty big amount in Pakistan because of which i have not been able to take any decision.
So i wanted to know if anyone has gone through the same and somehow got the warranty claimed even after it was over. kindly let me know a way. as i am bearing big time loss here.