Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
AUDI A8 (4E2, 4E8) 4.2 quattro, AUDI A8 (4E2, 4E8) 3.7 quattro, AUDI A8 (4E2, 4E8) 4.0 TDI quattro, AUDI A8 (4E2, 4E8) 3.0, AUDI A8 (4E2, 4E8) 6.0 W12 quattro, AUDI A8 (4E2, 4E8) 3.0 TDI quattro, AUDI A8 (4E2, 4E8) 3.2 FSI, AUDI A8 (4E2, 4E8) 3.2 FSI quattro, AUDI A8 (4E2, 4E8) 4.2 TDI quattro, AUDI A8 (4E2, 4E8) 3.0, AUDI A8 (4E2, 4E8) 3.0 TDI quattro, AUDI A8 (4E2, 4E8) S8 quattro, AUDI A8 (4E2, 4E8) 4.2 TDI quattro, AUDI A8 (4E2, 4E8) 4.2 FSI quattro, AUDI A8 (4E2, 4E8) 3.0 quattro, AUDI A8 (4E2, 4E8) 2.8 FSI, AUDI A8 (4E2, 4E8) S8 quattro, AUDI A8 (4E2, 4E8) 3.0 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

All the parts you need to replace – Anti Roll Bar Links for A8 (4E2, 4E8) and other AUDI models
Tools
Replacement: anti roll bar links – AUDI A8 (4E_). List of the tools you'll need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Copper grease
Combination spanner #16
Drive socket # 16
Wheel impact socket #17
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Crow bar
Hydraulic transmission jack
Wheel chock
AUTODOC recommends:
  • Replace the stabiliser links on AUDI A8 (4E_) 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 A8 (4E_). Recommended sequence of steps:
  1. Step 1
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    Secure the wheels with chocks.
  2. Step 2
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    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
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    Unscrew the wheel bolts.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Important! Hold the wheel while unscrewing the fastening bolts. AUDI A8 (4E_)
  4. Step 5
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    Remove the wheel.
  5. Step 6
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    Clean the stabiliser link fasteners. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  6. Step 7
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    Unscrew the fasteners connecting the stabiliser link to the stabiliser bar. Use a combination spanner #16. Use a drive socket #16. Use a ratchet wrench.
  7. Step 8
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    Unscrew the fastener connecting the stabilizer bar with the control arm. Use a combination spanner #16.
  8. Step 9
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    Remove the stabilizer rod.
    Replacement: anti roll bar links – AUDI A8 (4E_). AUTODOC experts recommend:
    Examine stabiliser bushes. Replace them if needed.
  9. Step 10
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    Clean the mounting seats of the stabiliser link. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  10. Step 11
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    Install a new rod, tighten the fasteners. Use a crowbar.
  11. Step 12
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    Support the arm. Use a hydraulic transmission jack.
  12. Step 13
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    Tighten the fastener connecting the stabilizer link to the stabilizer bar. Use a combination spanner #16. Use a drive socket #16. Use a torque wrench. Tighten it to 40 Nm torque.+90°
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Important! Be sure to use new fasteners.
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