Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
AUDI A8 (4D2, 4D8) 4.2 quattro, AUDI A8 (4D2, 4D8) 2.8, AUDI A8 (4D2, 4D8) 2.8 quattro, AUDI A8 (4D2, 4D8) 4.2 quattro, AUDI A8 (4D2, 4D8) 3.7, AUDI A8 (4D2, 4D8) 3.7 quattro, AUDI A8 (4D2, 4D8) 2.8, AUDI A8 (4D2, 4D8) 2.8 quattro, AUDI A8 (4D2, 4D8) S8 quattro, AUDI A8 (4D2, 4D8) 2.5 TDI, AUDI A8 (4D2, 4D8) 2.5 TDI quattro, AUDI A8 (4D2, 4D8) 2.8, AUDI A8 (4D2, 4D8) 2.8 quattro, AUDI A8 (4D2, 4D8) 4.2 quattro, AUDI A8 (4D2, 4D8) 3.7 quattro, AUDI A8 (4D2, 4D8) 3.7, AUDI A8 (4D2, 4D8) 3.3 TDI quattro, AUDI A8 (4D2, 4D8) S8 quattro, AUDI A8 (4D2, 4D8) 4.2 quattro, AUDI A8 (4D2, 4D8) 6.0 W12 quattro, AUDI A8 (4D2, 4D8) 2.5 TDI quattro, AUDI A8 (4D2, 4D8) 2.5 TDI View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

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All the parts you need to replace – Anti Roll Bar Links for A8 (4D2, 4D8) and other AUDI models
Tools
Replacement: anti roll bar links – AUDI A8 (4D2, 4D8). Tools you need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Copper grease
Combination spanner #16
Wheel impact socket #17
Torque wrench
Hydraulic transmission jack
Wheel chock
AUTODOC recommends:
  • Replace the stabiliser links on AUDI A8 (4D2, 4D8) in pairs.
  • The replacement procedure is identical for both stabiliser links on the same axle.
  • Please note: all work on the car – AUDI A8 (4D2, 4D8) – 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 wheel mounting bolts. Use wheel impact socket #17.
    Step 3
    Raise the front of the car and secure on supports.
    Step 4
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    Unscrew the wheel bolts.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Warning! To avoid injury, hold the wheel while unscrewing the fastening bolts. AUDI A8 (4D2, 4D8)
  3. Step 5
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    Remove the wheel.
  4. Step 6
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    Clean the stabiliser link fasteners. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  5. Step 7
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    Unscrew the fastener connecting the stabilizer link to the stabilizer bar. Use a combination spanner #16.
  6. Step 8
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    Unscrew the fastener connecting the stabilizer bar with the control arm. Use a combination spanner #16.
  7. Step 9
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    Remove the fastening bolts.
  8. Step 10
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    Remove the stabilizer rod.
    Replacement: anti roll bar links – AUDI A8 (4D2, 4D8). Professionals recommend:
    Examine stabiliser bushes. Replace them if needed.
  9. Step 11
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    Clean the mounting seats of the stabiliser link. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  10. Step 12
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    Ιnstall the transverse stabilizer link.
  11. Step 13
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    Install the fastening bolts.
  12. Step 14
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    Tighten the stabiliser link fastener. Use a combination spanner #16.
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