Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
AUDI A3 Hatchback (8L1) 1.6, AUDI A3 Hatchback (8L1) 1.8 T, AUDI A3 Hatchback (8L1) 1.9 TDI, AUDI A3 Hatchback (8L1) 1.9 TDI, AUDI A3 Hatchback (8L1) 1.8 T quattro, AUDI A3 Hatchback (8L1) S3 quattro, AUDI A3 Hatchback (8L1) 1.8 T quattro, AUDI A3 Hatchback (8L1) 1.8 T, AUDI A3 Hatchback (8L1) 1.9 TDI, AUDI A3 Hatchback (8L1) 1.6, AUDI A3 Hatchback (8L1) 1.9 TDI quattro, AUDI A3 Hatchback (8L1) 1.9 TDI, AUDI A3 Hatchback (8L1) S3 quattro View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change front anti roll bar link / front drop link on AUDI A3 1 (8L1) [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

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Tools
Replacement: anti roll bar links – Audi A3 8L1. List of the tools you'll need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Combination spanner #16
Drive socket # 16
Torque wrench
AUTODOC recommends:
  • Replace the stabiliser links on Audi A3 8L1 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 A3 8L1. Use the following procedure:
  1. Step 1
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    Raise the front of the car and secure on supports.
  2. Step 2
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    Clean the stabiliser link fasteners. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  3. Step 3
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    Unscrew the fasteners connecting the stabiliser link to the stabiliser bar and to the suspension control arm. Use a combination spanner #16. Use a torque wrench.
  4. Step 4
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    Remove the stabilizer rod.
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