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This replacement procedure can be used for:
AUDI A3 Sportback (8PA) 1.6 E-Power, AUDI A3 Sportback (8PA) RS3 quattro, AUDI A3 Sportback (8PA) 1.6, AUDI A3 Sportback (8PA) 1.9 TDI, AUDI A3 Sportback (8PA) 1.6 FSI, AUDI A3 Sportback (8PA) 2.0 FSI, AUDI A3 Sportback (8PA) 3.2 V6 quattro, AUDI A3 Sportback (8PA) 2.0 TDI 16V, AUDI A3 Sportback (8PA) 2.0 TFSI, AUDI A3 Sportback (8PA) 2.0 TFSI quattro, AUDI A3 Sportback (8PA) 2.0 TDI, AUDI A3 Sportback (8PA) 2.0 TDI 16V quattro, AUDI A3 Sportback (8PA) 2.0 TDI, AUDI A3 Sportback (8PA) 2.0 TDI quattro, AUDI A3 Sportback (8PA) 2.0 TDI, AUDI A3 Sportback (8PA) 2.0 TDI quattro, AUDI A3 Sportback (8PA) 1.8 TFSI, AUDI A3 Sportback (8PA) 1.4 TFSI, AUDI A3 Sportback (8PA) S3 quattro, AUDI A3 Sportback (8PA) 1.8 TFSI quattro, AUDI A3 Sportback (8PA) 1.6 TDI, AUDI A3 Sportback (8PA) 1.6 TDI, AUDI A3 Sportback (8PA) 2.0 TDI, AUDI A3 Sportback (8PA) 1.2 TSI, AUDI A3 Sportback (8PA) S3 quattro View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

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Tools
Replacement: ABS sensor – AUDI A3 Sportback (8PA). List of the tools you'll need:
Wire brush
Nylon cleaning brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Electronic spray
Multipurpose grease
Copper grease
Torque wrench
HEX bit No.H5
Wheel impact socket #17
Ratchet wrench
Flat screwdriver
Wheel chock
Replacement: ABS sensor – AUDI A3 Sportback (8PA). AUTODOC experts recommend:
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Replacement: ABS sensor – AUDI A3 Sportback (8PA). Use the following procedure:
  1. Step 1
    Secure the wheels with chocks.
    Step 2
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    Loosen the wheel mounting bolts. Use wheel impact socket #17.
  2. Step 3
    Raise the front of the car and secure on supports.
    Step 4
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    Unscrew the wheel bolts.
    AUTODOC recommends:
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  3. Step 5
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    Remove the wheel.
  4. Step 6
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    Detach the ABS sensor connector.
  5. Step 7
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    Clean the ABS sensor fastener. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  6. Step 8
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    Unscrew the ABS sensor fastener. Use HEX No.H5. Use a ratchet wrench.
  7. Step 9
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    Disconnect the ABS sensor.
  8. Step 10
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    Clean the ABS sensor mounting seat. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  9. Step 11
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    Treat the ABS sensor fastener. Use a multipurpose grease. Use a flat screwdriver.
  10. Step 12
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    Connect the ABS sensor.
  11. Step 13
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    Tighten the fastener that connects the ABS sensor to the steering knuckle. Use HEX No.H5. Use a torque wrench. Tighten it to 7 Nm torque.
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