Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
AUDI Q5 (8RB) 2.0 TFSI Hybrid quattro, AUDI Q5 (8RB) 2.0 TDI, AUDI Q5 (8RB) 2.0 TDI, AUDI Q5 (8RB) 2.0 TFSI quattro, AUDI Q5 (8RB) 2.0 TDI quattro, AUDI Q5 (8RB) 3.0 TDI quattro, AUDI Q5 (8RB) 3.2 FSI quattro, AUDI Q5 (8RB) 2.0 TFSI quattro, AUDI Q5 (8RB) 2.0 TDI quattro, AUDI Q5 (8RB) 2.0 TDI quattro, AUDI Q5 (8RB) 2.0 TDI quattro, AUDI Q5 (8RB) 3.0 TDI quattro, AUDI Q5 (8RB) 3.0 TDI quattro, AUDI Q5 (8RB) 2.0 TDI quattro, AUDI Q5 (8RB) SQ5 TDI quattro, AUDI Q5 (8RB) 2.0 TFSI quattro, AUDI Q5 (8RB) 3.0 TFSI quattro, AUDI Q5 (8RB) 2.0 TFSI quattro, AUDI Q5 (8RB) 2.0 TDI, AUDI Q5 (8RB) 2.0 TDI quattro, AUDI Q5 (8RB) 2.0 TDI quattro, AUDI Q5 (8RB) 3.0 TDI quattro, AUDI Q5 (8RB) SQ5 TFSI quattro, AUDI Q5 (8RB) 3.0 TDI quattro, AUDI Q5 (8RB) SQ5 TDI quattro, AUDI Q5 (8RB) 2.0 TFSI quattro, AUDI Q5 (8RB) SQ5 TDI quattro, AUDI Q5 (8RB) 2.0 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 Q5 (8RB) and other AUDI models
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Tools
Replacement: anti roll bar links – AUDI Q5 (8R). 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
Torque wrench
Hydraulic transmission jack
Wheel chock
Replacement: anti roll bar links – AUDI Q5 (8R). AUTODOC recommends:
  • Replace the stabiliser links on AUDI Q5 (8R) 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 Q5 (8R). Use the following procedure:
  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.
    Replacement: anti roll bar links – AUDI Q5 (8R). Tip:
    To avoid injury, hold up the wheel when unscrewing the bolts.
  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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    Undo the fastening nut that attaches the stabilizer link to the shock absorber fork. Use a combination spanner #16.
  7. Step 8
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    Unscrew the fasteners connecting the stabiliser link to the stabiliser bar. Use a combination spanner #16 (2 pieces).
  8. Step 9
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    Remove the stabilizer rod.
    Replacement: anti roll bar links – AUDI Q5 (8R). 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 combination spanner #16 (2 pieces).
  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 with the shock absorber fork. 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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