Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
AUDI A4 Saloon (8D2, B5) 1.8 T, AUDI A6 Saloon (4B2, C5) 1.8 T, AUDI A6 Avant (4B5, C5) 1.8 T, AUDI A4 Avant (8D5, B5) 1.8 T

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

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Tools
Replacement: suspension strut – Audi A4 B5 Avant. Tools you need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Copper grease
HEX bit No.H6.
Drive socket # 13
Drive socket # 17
Drive socket # 18
Combination spanner #17
Combination spanner #18
Wheel impact socket #17
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Hammer
Pin punch
Flat chisel
Rubber mallet
Flat Screwdriver
Pliers
Hydraulic transmission jack
Hydraulic strut spring compressor
Fender cover
Wheel chock
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Replacement: suspension strut – Audi A4 B5 Avant. Professionals recommend:
  • Both shock struts of the front suspension should be replaced simultaneously.
  • The replacement procedure is identical for the left and right shock struts of the front suspension.
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Carry out replacement in the following order:
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