Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
AUDI Cabriolet (8G7, B4) 1.8, AUDI Cabriolet (8G7, B4) 1.9 TDI, AUDI Cabriolet (8G7, B4) 2.0 16V, AUDI Cabriolet (8G7, B4) 2.8, AUDI Cabriolet (8G7, B4) 2.6, AUDI Cabriolet (8G7, B4) 2.3 E, AUDI Cabriolet (8G7, B4) 2.0 E View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

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Tools
Replacement: front lower arm – AUDI CABRIOLET (8G7, B4). Tools you might need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Copper grease
High-temperature ceramic grease
Torque wrench
Drive socket # 17
Combination spanner #17
Wheel impact socket #17
Ratchet wrench
Flat Screwdriver
Rubber mallet
Wheel chock
Replacement: front lower arm – AUDI CABRIOLET (8G7, B4). 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 CABRIOLET (8G7, B4). Recommended sequence of 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:
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  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 #17. Use a drive socket #17. Use a ratchet wrench.
  7. Step 8
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    Remove the fastening bolt.
  8. Step 9
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    Unscrew the front arm fastener. Use a combination spanner #17 (2 pieces).
  9. Step 10
    Remove the front fastener of the control arm.
    Step 11
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    Unscrew the rear fastener connecting the control arm to the subframe. Use a combination spanner #17 (2 pieces).
  10. Step 12
    Remove the rear fastener of the control arm.
    Step 13
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    Disconnect the ball joint from the steering knuckle. Use a rubber mallet.
  11. Step 14
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    Remove the arm.
  12. Step 15
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    Unscrew the fastener connecting the ball joint to the suspension control arm. Use a combination spanner #17. Use a drive socket #17. Use a ratchet wrench.
  13. Step 16
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    Remove the ball joint. Use a rubber mallet.
  14. Step 17
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    Attach the ball joint to the control arm. Use a rubber mallet. Use a flat screwdriver.
  15. Step 18
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    Tighten the fasteners connecting the ball joint to the control arm. Use a combination spanner #17. Use a drive socket #17. Use a torque wrench. Tighten it to 65 Nm torque.
  16. Step 19
    Clean the suspension arm mounting seats. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
    Step 20
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    Install a new arm. Use a rubber mallet.
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