Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
AUDI A8 (4H2, 4H8, 4HC, 4HL) 4.2 TDI quattro, AUDI A8 (4H2, 4H8, 4HC, 4HL) 3.0 TDI quattro, AUDI A8 (4H2, 4H8, 4HC, 4HL) 4.2 FSI quattro, AUDI A8 (4H2, 4H8, 4HC, 4HL) 3.0 TFSI quattro, AUDI A8 (4H2, 4H8, 4HC, 4HL) 3.0 TDI quattro, AUDI A8 (4H2, 4H8, 4HC, 4HL) 3.0 TDI, AUDI A8 (4H2, 4H8, 4HC, 4HL) 3.0 TFSI quattro, AUDI A8 (4H2, 4H8, 4HC, 4HL) 6.3 W12 quattro View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

This video shows the replacement procedure of a similar car part on another vehicle

Tools
Replacement: anti roll bar links – AUDI A8 (4H_). 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 (4H_) in pairs.
  • The replacement procedure is identical for both stabiliser links on the same axle.
  • Please note: all work on the car – AUDI A8 (4H_) – should be done with the engine switched off.
Carry out replacement in the following order:
  1. Step 1
    How to change Anti Roll Bar Links on Audi A8 D4 2009 - free PDF and video manuals
    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
    How to replace AUDI A8 (4H2, 4H8, 4HC, 4HL) 4.2 TDI quattro 2010 Anti Roll Bar Links - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Unscrew the wheel bolts.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Warning! To avoid injury, hold the wheel while unscrewing the fastening bolts. AUDI A8 (4H_)
  3. Step 5
    Audi A8 D4 3.0 TDI quattro 2011 Anti Roll Bar Links replacement: free workshop manuals
    Remove the wheel.
  4. Step 6
    Changing Anti Roll Bar Links on AUDI A8 (4H2, 4H8, 4HC, 4HL) 4.2 FSI quattro 2012 by yourself
    Clean the stabiliser link fasteners. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  5. Step 7
    How to remove AUDI A8 6.3 W12 quattro 2013 Anti Roll Bar Links - online easy-to-follow instructions
    Unscrew the fastener connecting the stabilizer link to the stabilizer bar. Use a combination spanner #16.
  6. Step 8
    How to replace Anti Roll Bar Links on AUDI A8 (4H2, 4H8, 4HC, 4HL) 2014: download PDF manuals and video instructions
    Unscrew the fastener connecting the stabilizer bar with the control arm. Use a combination spanner #16.
  7. Step 9
    How hard is it to do yourself: Anti Roll Bar Links replacement on Audi A8 D4 4.2 TDI quattro 2015 - download illustrated guide
    Remove the fastening bolts.
  8. Step 10
    Need to know how to renew Anti Roll Bar Links on AUDI A8 2016? This free workshop manual will help you to do it yourself
    Remove the stabilizer rod.
    Replacement: anti roll bar links – AUDI A8 (4H_). Professionals recommend:
    Examine stabiliser bushes. Replace them if needed.
  9. Step 11
    Changing of Anti Roll Bar Links on Audi A8 D4 2017 won't be an issue if you follow this illustrated step-by-step guide
    Clean the mounting seats of the stabiliser link. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  10. Step 12
    AUDI A8 S8 4.0 quattro Anti Roll Bar Links replacement: online guides and video tutorials
    Ιnstall the transverse stabilizer link.
  11. Step 13
    Replacing Anti Roll Bar Links on Audi A8 D4 2009 4.2 TDI quattro by yourself
    Install the fastening bolts.
  12. Step 14
    A8 (4H2, 4H8, 4HC, 4HL) 6.3 W12 quattro 2010 Anti Roll Bar Links DIY replacement workshop manual
    Tighten the stabiliser link fastener. Use a combination spanner #16.
Was this manual helpful?
Please rate this manual on a scale from 1 to 5. If you have any questions, feel free to ask us.
Users voted – 0
Searching for the right tyres?

Find out which tyre and wheel sizes are compatible with the AUDI A8 D4 (4H2, 4H8, 4HC, 4HL) model.

Your profile is your personal assistant.

It can track car expenses, keep a car log and replacement schedule, and save favourite materials, notes and documents

Install the AUTODOC CLUB app!
Your personal car expenses manager, maintenance tips, reminders about upcoming appointments and service intervals, DIY repair instructions – all this on your phone.
AUDI A8 (4H2, 4H8, 4HC, 4HL) Anti Roll Bar Links replace by yourself - Scan QR-code and download AUTODOC CLUB app
Scan

To download the app:

  • - scan the QR code
  • - download from App Store
  • - download from Google Play
DIY AUDI A8 (4H2, 4H8, 4HC, 4HL) Anti Roll Bar Links replacement - online guide
Tips & tricks for your AUDI A8 (4H2, 4H8, 4HC, 4HL)
View more
  • How to change Drop links on AUDI A8 (4H2, 4H8, 4HC, 4HL) S8 4.0 quattro - replacement tricks
    What to do if the TPMS light is on | AUTODOC tips
  • Changing Stabilizer link Audi A8 D4 4.2 TDI quattro - Replacement Tips
    4 reasons why your CHECK ENGINE light is on | AUTODOC tips
  • Maintenance Hacks - AUDI A8 (4H2, 4H8, 4HC, 4HL) 3.0 TDI quattro Sway bar link replacement guide
    Checking the starter without removing it | AUTODOC tips
  • Replace Drop link on Audi A8 D4 - free video tips
    How to remove scratches from a car | AUTODOC tips

Professional manuals for the most common AUDI models