Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
AUDI A4 Saloon (8EC, B7) 2.0 TFSI quattro, AUDI A4 Saloon (8EC, B7) 3.2 FSI, AUDI A4 Saloon (8EC, B7) 3.2 FSI quattro, AUDI A4 Saloon (8EC, B7) 2.0 TDI, AUDI A4 Saloon (8EC, B7) 2.0 TDI 16V, AUDI A4 Saloon (8EC, B7) 3.0 TDI quattro, AUDI A4 Saloon (8EC, B7) 1.8 T, AUDI A4 Saloon (8EC, B7) 1.8 T quattro, AUDI A4 Saloon (8EC, B7) 2.0, AUDI A4 Saloon (8EC, B7) 1.6, AUDI A4 Saloon (8EC, B7) 1.9 TDI, AUDI A4 Saloon (8EC, B7) 2.5 TDI, AUDI A4 Saloon (8EC, B7) 2.0 TFSI, AUDI A4 Saloon (8EC, B7) 2.0 TFSI quattro, AUDI A4 Saloon (8EC, B7) 3.0, AUDI A4 Saloon (8EC, B7) 2.0 TDI quattro, AUDI A4 Saloon (8EC, B7) 2.0 TDI, AUDI A4 Saloon (8EC, B7) 2.0 TDI quattro, AUDI A4 Saloon (8EC, B7) 2.7 TDI, AUDI A4 Saloon (8EC, B7) 3.0 TDI quattro, AUDI A4 Saloon (8EC, B7) 2.0 TDI, AUDI A4 Saloon (8EC, B7) 2.0 TFSI View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change front control arm on AUDI A4 (B7) [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

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Tools
Replacement: front lower arm – Audi A4 B7. List of the tools you'll need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Copper grease
Torque wrench
Combination spanner #18
Drive socket # 18
Wheel impact socket #17
Ball joint puller
Hydraulic transmission jack
Wheel chock
Replacement: front lower arm – Audi A4 B7. Professionals recommend:
  • The replacement procedure is identical for the left and right lower control arms.
  • Please note: all work on the car – Audi A4 B7 – should be done with the engine switched off.
Carry out replacement in the following order:
  1. Step 1
    Secure the wheels with chocks.
    Step 2
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    Loosen the wheel mounting bolts. Use wheel impact socket #17.
  2. Step 3
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    Raise the front of the car and secure on supports.
  3. Step 4
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    Unscrew the wheel bolts.
    Replacement: front lower arm – Audi A4 B7. 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 all joints of the arm. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  6. Step 7
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    Unscrew the ball joint fastening to the steering knuckle. Use a combination spanner #18.
  7. Step 8
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    Unscrew the rear fastener connecting the control arm to the subframe. Use a combination spanner #18 (2 pieces).
  8. Step 9
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    Disconnect the ball joint from the steering knuckle. Use a ball joint puller.
  9. Step 10
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    Remove the fastening bolt.
  10. Step 11
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    Remove the arm.
  11. Step 12
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    Clean the mounting seats and the thread of the suspension arm. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  12. Step 13
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    Install a new arm.
  13. Step 14
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    Connect the ball joint to the steering knuckle.
  14. Step 15
    Install the fastening bolt.
    Step 16
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    Screw the fasteners of the ball joint. Use a combination spanner #18.
  15. Step 17
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    Screw the rear arm fastener. Use a combination spanner #18 (2 pieces).
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