Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
AUDI A3 Sportback (8PA) 1.2 TSI, AUDI A3 Hatchback (8P1) 1.2 TSI, AUDI A3 Convertible (8P7) 1.2 TFSI

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change front suspension arm / front control arm on AUDI A3 2 (8PA) [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

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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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