Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
AUDI A1 Sportback (8XA, 8XF) 1.2 TFSI, AUDI A1 Sportback (8XA, 8XF) 1.4 TFSI, AUDI A1 Sportback (8XA, 8XF) 1.4 TFSI, AUDI A1 Sportback (8XA, 8XF) 1.4 TFSI, AUDI A1 Sportback (8XA, 8XF) 1.6 TDI, AUDI A1 Sportback (8XA, 8XF) 1.6 TDI, AUDI A1 Sportback (8XA, 8XF) 2.0 TDI, AUDI A1 Sportback (8XA, 8XF) 2.0 TDI, AUDI A1 Sportback (8XA, 8XF) S1 quattro, AUDI A1 Sportback (8XA, 8XF) 1.4 TFSI, AUDI A1 Sportback (8XA, 8XF) 1.4 TSI, AUDI A1 Sportback (8XA, 8XF) 1.6 TDI, AUDI A1 Sportback (8XA, 8XF) 1.4 TDI, AUDI A1 Sportback (8XA, 8XF) 1.8 TFSI, AUDI A1 Sportback (8XA, 8XF) 1.0 TFSI, AUDI A1 Sportback (8XA, 8XF) 1.0 TFSI View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

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Tools
Replacement: anti roll bar links – AUDI A1 Sportback (8XA, 8XK). Tools you need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Copper grease
Drive socket # 16
Combination spanner #16
Torx bit T30
Wheel impact socket #17
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Crow bar
Wheel chock
AUTODOC recommends:
  • Replace the stabiliser links on AUDI A1 Sportback (8XA, 8XK) in pairs.
  • The replacement procedure is identical for both stabiliser links on the same axle.
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Replacement: anti roll bar links – AUDI A1 Sportback (8XA, 8XK). Recommended sequence of steps:
  1. Step 1
    How to change Anti Roll Bar Links on Audi A1 Sportback 2011 - free PDF and video manuals
    Secure the wheels with chocks.
  2. Step 2
    How to replace AUDI A1 Sportback (8XA, 8XF) 1.6 TDI 2012 Anti Roll Bar Links - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Loosen the wheel mounting bolts. Use wheel impact socket #17.
  3. Step 3
    Raise the front of the car and secure on supports.
    Step 4
    Audi A1 Sportback 1.2 TFSI 2013 Anti Roll Bar Links replacement: free workshop manuals
    Unscrew the wheel bolts.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Important! Hold the wheel while unscrewing the fastening bolts. AUDI A1 Sportback (8XA, 8XK)
  4. Step 5
    Changing Anti Roll Bar Links on AUDI A1 Sportback (8XA, 8XF) 1.0 TFSI 2014 by yourself
    Remove the wheel.
  5. Step 6
    Clean the stabiliser link fasteners. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
    Step 7
    How to remove AUDI A1 1.4 TDI 2015 Anti Roll Bar Links - online easy-to-follow instructions
    Unscrew the fastener connecting the stabilizer link to the shock strut. Use a drive socket #16. Use a ratchet wrench.
  6. Step 8
    How to replace Anti Roll Bar Links on AUDI A1 Sportback (8XA, 8XF) 2016: download PDF manuals and video instructions
    Unscrew the fastener connecting the stabilizer link to the stabilizer bar. Use a combination spanner #16. Use Torx T30. Use a ratchet wrench.
  7. Step 9
    How hard is it to do yourself: Anti Roll Bar Links replacement on Audi A1 Sportback 1.6 TDI 2017 - download illustrated guide
    Remove the stabilizer rod. Use a crowbar.
    Replacement: anti roll bar links – AUDI A1 Sportback (8XA, 8XK). AUTODOC experts recommend:
    Examine stabiliser bushes. Replace them if needed.
  8. Step 10
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    Clean the stabiliser link fasteners. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  9. Step 11
    Changing of Anti Roll Bar Links on Audi A1 Sportback 2011 won't be an issue if you follow this illustrated step-by-step guide
    Install a new rod, tighten the fasteners. Use a combination spanner #16. Use a drive socket #16. Use Torx T30. Use a ratchet wrench.
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