Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
AUDI A4 Saloon (8E2, B6) 1.9 TDI, AUDI A4 Avant (8E5, B6) 1.9 TDI

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change rear shock absorber on AUDI A4 B6 (8E5)  [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

Replacement: shock absorbers – Audi A4 B6 Avant. List of the tools you'll need:
Replacement: shock absorbers – Audi A4 B6 Avant. List of the tools you'll need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Copper grease
Combination spanner #21
Drive socket # 13
Drive socket # 16
Drive socket # 21
Torx bit T25
Wheel impact socket #17
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Shock absorber socket №DD6
Vice
Crow bar
Hydraulic transmission jack
Wheel chock
All the parts you need to replace – Shock Absorber for A4 Avant (8E5, B6) and other AUDI models
How to change Shock Absorber on Audi A4 B6 Avant 1.9 TDI – step-by-step instructions for straightforward car repair
Shock Absorber
How to change Shock Absorber on AUDI A4 Saloon (8E2, B6) 1.9 TDI – tips for proper car maintenance
AUDI A4 Saloon (8E2, B6) 1.9 TDI
Simple DIY car repair steps – Replacing Shock Absorber on AUDI A4 Avant (8E5, B6) 1.9 TDI
AUDI A4 Avant (8E5, B6) 1.9 TDI
Replacement: shock absorbers – Audi A4 B6 Avant. AUTODOC recommends:
  • Both shock absorbers of the rear suspension should be replaced simultaneously.
  • The replacement procedure is identical for the left and right shock absorbers of the rear suspension.
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Replacement: shock absorbers – Audi A4 B6 Avant. Use the following procedure:
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