Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
AUDI A3 Hatchback (8L1) 1.8

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change spark plug on AUDI A3 1 (8L1) [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

Replacement: spark plugs – Audi A3 8L1. Tools you need:
Replacement: spark plugs – Audi A3 8L1. Tools you need:
Torque wrench
Spark plug socket # 16
High-temperature anti-seize lubricant
Fender cover
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AUDI A3 Hatchback (8L1) 1.8
Replacement: spark plugs – Audi A3 8L1. AUTODOC experts recommend:
  • The replacement procedure is the same for all spark plugs.
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Replacement: spark plugs – Audi A3 8L1. Take the following steps:
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    Step 1
    Open the hood.
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    Step 2
    Use a fender protection cover to prevent damaging paintwork and plastic parts of the car.
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    Step 3
    Release the throttle cable from its fasteners on the engine cover.
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    Step 4
    Remove the spark plug wire connectors from the spark plug wells.
    Replacement: spark plugs – Audi A3 8L1. Tip from AUTODOC:
    Be careful to avoid damaging spark plug wires.Remember the sequence of the spark plug wires connectors.
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    Step 5
    Clean dirt, dust and debris from inside the spark plug wells.
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    Step 6
    Unscrew the spark plugs. Use the spark plug socket #16.
    Please note!
    To insert the spark plug wrench into the spark plug well of the cylinder #3, unplug the connector on the engine intake manifold.
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    Step 7
    Take out the spark plugs.
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    Step 8
    Apply a thin layer of a special high temperature anti-seize lubricant to the threads of the new spark plugs.
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    Step 9
    Install the new spark plugs into their mounting seats.
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    Step 10
    Screw new spark plugs and tighten them.Use a torque wrench.Use the spark plug socket #16.Tighten it to 25 nm torque.
    Replacement: spark plugs – Audi A3 8L1. Professionals recommend:
    Don't tighten the plugs with excessive force. Exceeding tightening torque can damage the thread connection. Be careful when working with a spark plug wrench. Its skewing can cause damage to the threaded connection.
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    Step 11
    Install the spark plug wire connectors into the spark plug wells.Make sure you hear a click indicating that it is locked in place.
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    Step 12
    Plug in the connector on the engine intake manifold.
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    Step 13
    Secure the spark plug wires in their fasteners on the engine cover.
    Step 14
    Secure the throttle cable in its fasteners on the engine cover.
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    Step 15
    Run the engine for a few minutes.This is necessary in order to make sure that the component operates properly.
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    Step 16
    Remove the fender protection cover.
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    Step 17
    Close the hood.
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