Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
AUDI A4 Saloon (8E2, B6) 1.8 T, AUDI A4 Saloon (8E2, B6) 2.0, AUDI A4 Saloon (8E2, B6) 1.8 T quattro, AUDI A4 Saloon (8E2, B6) 3.0, AUDI A4 Saloon (8E2, B6) 3.0 quattro, AUDI A4 Saloon (8E2, B6) 1.9 TDI, AUDI A4 Saloon (8E2, B6) 2.5 TDI quattro, AUDI A4 Saloon (8E2, B6) 1.6, AUDI A4 Saloon (8E2, B6) 2.5 TDI, AUDI A4 Saloon (8E2, B6) 1.9 TDI, AUDI A4 Saloon (8E2, B6) 2.4, AUDI A4 Saloon (8E2, B6) 2.0 FSI, AUDI A4 Saloon (8E2, B6) 1.9 TDI quattro, AUDI A4 Saloon (8E2, B6) 2.5 TDI, AUDI A4 Saloon (8E2, B6) 2.4, AUDI A4 Saloon (8E2, B6) S4 quattro, AUDI A4 Saloon (8E2, B6) 1.8 T, AUDI A4 Saloon (8E2, B6) 1.8 T quattro, AUDI A4 Saloon (8E2, B6) 1.9 TDI, AUDI A4 Saloon (8E2, B6) 1.8 T, AUDI A4 Saloon (8E2, B6) 1.8 T quattro, AUDI A4 Saloon (8E2, B6) 3.0, AUDI A4 Saloon (8E2, B6) 3.0 quattro, AUDI A4 Saloon (8E2, B6) 1.8 T View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

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All the parts you need to replace – Control Arm for A4 Saloon (8E2, B6) and other AUDI models
Tools
Replacement: front lower arm – Audi A4 B6. Tools you might need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Copper grease
Combination spanner #14
Combination spanner #18
Drive socket # 18
Wheel impact socket #17
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Hammer
Ball joint puller
Hydraulic transmission jack
Wheel chock
Replacement: front lower arm – Audi A4 B6. AUTODOC recommends:
  • 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 A4 B6. Take the following 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:
    Warning! To avoid injury, hold the wheel while unscrewing the fastening bolts. Audi A4 B6
  4. Step 5
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    Remove the wheel.
  5. Step 6
    Clean the stabiliser link fasteners. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
    Step 7
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    Unscrew the fastener connecting the stabilizer bar with the control arm. Use a combination spanner #14.
  6. Step 8
    Remove the fastening bolt.
    Step 9
    Clean the fasteners connecting the shock strut to the steering knuckle. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
    Step 10
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    Unscrew the lower fastener connecting the shock strut to the steering knuckle. Use a combination spanner #18. Use a drive socket #18. Use a ratchet wrench.
  7. Step 11.1
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    Remove the fastening bolt.
  8. Step 11.2
    Clean the fasteners connecting the control arm to the subframe. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
    Step 12
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    Unscrew the front arm fastener. Use a combination spanner #18. Use a drive socket #18. Use a ratchet wrench.
  9. Step 13
    Remove the fastening bolt.
    Step 14
    Clean the fastener that connects the ball joint to the steering knuckle. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
    Step 15
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    Unscrew the ball joint fastening to the steering knuckle. Use a drive socket #18. Use a combination spanner #18. Use a ratchet wrench.
  10. Step 16
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    Disconnect the ball joint from the steering knuckle. Use a ball joint puller. Use a hammer.
  11. Step 17
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    Remove the arm.
  12. Step 18
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    Install a new arm.
  13. Step 19
    Connect the ball joint to the steering knuckle.
    Replacement: front lower arm – Audi A4 B6. Professionals recommend:
    During the installation process, use only new bolts and nuts.Do not damage the ball joint cover.
    Step 20
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    Screw the fasteners of the ball joint.
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