Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
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The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

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All the parts you need to replace – Control Arm for A3 Sportback (8PA) and other AUDI models
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Tools
Replacement: front lower arm – Audi A3 8PA. List of the tools you'll need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Copper grease
Combination spanner #16
Combination spanner #18
Drive socket # 16
Drive socket # 18
Wheel impact socket #17
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Tap wrench
Hydraulic transmission jack
Wheel chock
Replacement: front lower arm – Audi A3 8PA. AUTODOC experts recommend:
  • The replacement procedure is identical for the left and right lower control arms.
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Replacement: front lower arm – Audi A3 8PA. Use the following procedure:
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