Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
AUDI A4 Saloon (8D2, B5) 1.8, AUDI A4 Saloon (8D2, B5) 1.8 T, AUDI A4 Saloon (8D2, B5) 1.9 TDI, AUDI A4 Saloon (8D2, B5) 1.8 quattro, AUDI A4 Saloon (8D2, B5) 1.8 T quattro, AUDI A4 Saloon (8D2, B5) 1.9 TDI, AUDI A4 Saloon (8D2, B5) 1.9 TDI quattro, AUDI A4 Saloon (8D2, B5) 1.9 TDI, AUDI A4 Saloon (8D2, B5) 1.8, AUDI A4 Saloon (8D2, B5) 1.8 quattro, AUDI A4 Saloon (8D2, B5) 1.6 View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change cv boot on AUDI A4 B5 Saloon [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

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All the parts you need to replace – Cv Boot for A4 Saloon (8D2, B5) and other AUDI models
Tools
Replacement: cv boot – Audi A4 B5 saloon. Tools you might need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
All-purpose cleaning spray
Brake cleaner
Copper grease
Torque wrench
Combination spanner #16
Drive socket # 16
Drive socket # 17
HEX bit No.H14
Wheel impact socket #17
Ratchet wrench
Bush and bearing driver set
Flat screwdriver
Tap wrench
Clic-R collar pliers
Hammer
Vice
Crow bar
Hydraulic transmission jack
Wheel chock
Replacement: cv boot – Audi A4 B5 saloon. AUTODOC experts recommend:
  • The procedure for replacing the right- and left-side CV axle boots is identical.
  • Replace CV axle boots in pairs.
  • Check the condition of the CV joints each time you replace CV axle boots. Replace the CV joints if necessary.
  • Please note: all work on the car – Audi A4 B5 saloon – should be done with the engine switched off.
Carry out replacement in the following order:
  1. Step 1
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    Secure the wheels with chocks.
  2. Step 2
    Loosen the fastener of the driveshaft. Use HEX No.H14. Use a tap wrench.
    Step 3
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    Loosen the wheel mounting bolts. Use wheel impact socket #17.
  3. Step 4
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    Raise the front of the car and secure on supports.
  4. Step 5
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    Unscrew the wheel bolts.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Warning! To avoid injury, hold the wheel while unscrewing the fastening bolts. Audi A4 B5 saloon
  5. Step 6
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    Remove the wheel.
  6. Step 7
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    Spread the brake pads. Use a crowbar.
  7. Step 8
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    Clean the brake caliper bracket fasteners. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  8. Step 9
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    Unscrew the caliper bracket fastening. Use a drive socket #17. Use a ratchet wrench. Use a tap wrench.
  9. Step 10
    Remove the brake caliper together with its bracket.
    Replacement: cv boot – Audi A4 B5 saloon. Professionals recommend:
    Tie the caliper to the suspension or to the body with a wire without disconnecting from the brake hose to prevent depressurization of the brake system.Make sure that the brake caliper is not hanging on the brake hose.Don't press the brake pedal after the brake caliper has been removed. As a result, the piston can fall out from the brake cylinder, and brake fluid leakage and depressurization of the system may occur.Check the brake caliper bracket, brake caliper guide pins and boots. Clean them. Replace, if necessary.
    Step 11
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    Remove the brake disc.
  10. Step 12
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    Remove the fastening bolt. Use HEX No.H14. Use a ratchet wrench.
  11. Step 13
    Prop up the steering knuckle. Use a hydraulic transmission jack.
    Step 14
    Clean all joints of the arm. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
    Step 15
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    Unscrew the upper arm fastenings. Use a combination spanner #16. Use a drive socket #16. Use a ratchet wrench.
  12. Step 16
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    Remove the fastening bolt.
  13. Step 17
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    Remove the control arms. Use a crowbar.
  14. Step 18
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    Detach the driveshaft from the steering knuckle.
    Replacement: cv boot – Audi A4 B5 saloon. Tip from AUTODOC:
    Make sure that the drive shaft is not unloaded (when the car is jacked).
  15. Step 19
    Clean the clamps of the CV joint boot. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
    Step 20
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    Detach the clamps of the CV joint boot. Use a flat screwdriver.
  16. Step 21
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    Install and tighten the drive shaft bolt. Use HEX No.H14. Use a ratchet wrench.
  17. Step 22
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    Remove the CV joint together with its boot.
  18. Step 23
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    Remove the fastening bolt. Use HEX No.H14. Use a ratchet wrench.
  19. Step 24
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    Clean the CV joint mounting seat. Use all-purpose cleaning spray.
  20. Step 25
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    Remove the CV joint circlip. Use a flat screwdriver.
  21. Step 26
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    Install the CV joint together with the boot in a vice.
  22. Step 27
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    Detach the CV joint boot.
  23. Step 28
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    Remove the CV joint bearing. Use a crowbar.
  24. Step 29
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    Clean the CV joint mounting seat. Use all-purpose cleaning spray.
  25. Step 30
    Remove the CV joint circlip.
    Step 31
    Clean the CV joint mounting seat. Use all-purpose cleaning spray.
    Step 32
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    Install the CV joint bearing.
  26. Step 33
    Loosen the vice and remove the CV joint.
    Step 34
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    Pack the CV joint with the grease supplied in the kit.
  27. Step 35
    Move the inner race of the CV joint from side to side to bed it in.
    Step 36
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    Install the CV joint boot on the CV axle. Use a flat screwdriver.
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