Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
AUDI A6 Avant (4F5, C6) 3.0 TFSI quattro, AUDI A6 Avant (4F5, C6) 2.0 TDI, AUDI A6 Avant (4F5, C6) 2.7 TDI, AUDI A6 Avant (4F5, C6) 3.0 TDI quattro, AUDI A6 Avant (4F5, C6) 3.2 FSI, AUDI A6 Avant (4F5, C6) 3.2 FSI quattro, AUDI A6 Avant (4F5, C6) 4.2 quattro, AUDI A6 Avant (4F5, C6) 2.4, AUDI A6 Avant (4F5, C6) 2.4 quattro, AUDI A6 Avant (4F5, C6) 3.0 TDI quattro, AUDI A6 Avant (4F5, C6) 2.7 TDI, AUDI A6 Avant (4F5, C6) 2.7 TDI quattro, AUDI A6 Avant (4F5, C6) 2.0 TFSI, AUDI A6 Avant (4F5, C6) 2.0 TDI, AUDI A6 Avant (4F5, C6) 2.7 TDI quattro, AUDI A6 Avant (4F5, C6) S6 quattro, AUDI A6 Avant (4F5, C6) 4.2 FSI quattro, AUDI A6 Avant (4F5, C6) 3.0 TDI quattro, AUDI A6 Avant (4F5, C6) 2.8 FSI, AUDI A6 Avant (4F5, C6) 3.0 quattro, AUDI A6 Avant (4F5, C6) 2.8 FSI quattro, AUDI A6 Avant (4F5, C6) 2.0 TDI, AUDI A6 Avant (4F5, C6) 2.0 TDI, AUDI A6 Avant (4F5, C6) 2.7 TDI, AUDI A6 Avant (4F5, C6) 2.7 TDI quattro, AUDI A6 Avant (4F5, C6) 2.8 FSI, AUDI A6 Avant (4F5, C6) 2.8 FSI, AUDI A6 Avant (4F5, C6) 2.8 FSI quattro, AUDI A6 Avant (4F5, C6) 2.8 FSI quattro, AUDI A6 Avant (4F5, C6) 3.0 TDI quattro, AUDI A6 Avant (4F5, C6) 3.0 TFSI quattro, AUDI A6 Avant (4F5, C6) 3.0, AUDI A6 Avant (4F5, C6) 2.0 TDI View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

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Tools
Replacement: front lower arm – AUDI A6 Avant (4F5, C6). List of the tools you'll need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Copper grease
Combination spanner #18
Combination spanner #21
Drive socket # 18
Drive socket # 21
Wheel impact socket #17
Torque wrench
Tap wrench
Ball joint puller
Crow bar
Hydraulic transmission jack
Wheel chock
Replacement: front lower arm – AUDI A6 Avant (4F5, C6). 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 A6 Avant (4F5, C6). 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.
    Replacement: front lower arm – AUDI A6 Avant (4F5, C6). 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.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Replacement: front lower arm – AUDI A6 Avant (4F5, C6). After applying the spray, wait a few minutes.Wear protective goggles.
  6. Step 7
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    Unscrew the ball joint fastening to the steering knuckle. Use a drive socket #21. Use a tap wrench.
  7. Step 8
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    Disconnect the ball joint from the steering knuckle. Use a ball joint puller.
  8. Step 9
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    Clean all joints of the arm. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
    Replacement: front lower arm – AUDI A6 Avant (4F5, C6). AUTODOC recommends:
    After applying the spray, wait a few minutes.Wear protective goggles.
  9. Step 10
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    Unscrew the rear fastener connecting the control arm to the subframe. Use a combination spanner #18 (2 pieces).
  10. Step 11
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    Remove the fastening bolt. Use a crowbar.
  11. Step 12
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    Remove the arm.
  12. Step 13
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    Clean the mounting seats and the thread of the suspension arm. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  13. Step 14
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    Install a new arm.
    Replacement: front lower arm – AUDI A6 Avant (4F5, C6). AUTODOC experts recommend:
    During the installation process, use only new bolts and nuts.Do not damage the ball joint cover.
  14. Step 15
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    Support the arm. Use a hydraulic transmission jack.
  15. Step 16
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    Connect the ball joint to the steering knuckle.
  16. Step 17
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    Install the fastening bolt. Use a combination spanner #21.
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