Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
AUDI A4 Avant (8D5, B5) 1.8 T quattro, AUDI A4 Avant (8D5, B5) 1.6, AUDI A4 Avant (8D5, B5) 1.8, AUDI A4 Avant (8D5, B5) 2.6, AUDI A4 Avant (8D5, B5) 2.8, AUDI A4 Avant (8D5, B5) 1.9 TDI, AUDI A4 Avant (8D5, B5) 1.9 TDI, AUDI A4 Avant (8D5, B5) 1.8 quattro, AUDI A4 Avant (8D5, B5) 2.6 quattro, AUDI A4 Avant (8D5, B5) 2.8 quattro, AUDI A4 Avant (8D5, B5) 2.8, AUDI A4 Avant (8D5, B5) 2.8 quattro, AUDI A4 Avant (8D5, B5) 1.9 TDI quattro, AUDI A4 Avant (8D5, B5) 2.4, AUDI A4 Avant (8D5, B5) 2.4 quattro, AUDI A4 Avant (8D5, B5) S4 quattro, AUDI A4 Avant (8D5, B5) 2.5 TDI, AUDI A4 Avant (8D5, B5) 2.5 TDI quattro, AUDI A4 Avant (8D5, B5) 1.9 TDI, AUDI A4 Avant (8D5, B5) 1.8 T quattro, AUDI A4 Avant (8D5, B5) 1.8 T, AUDI A4 Avant (8D5, B5) 1.9 TDI quattro, AUDI A4 Avant (8D5, B5) 1.9 TDI, AUDI A4 Avant (8D5, B5) RS4 quattro, AUDI A4 Avant (8D5, B5) 1.8, AUDI A4 Avant (8D5, B5) 1.8 quattro, AUDI A4 Avant (8D5, B5) 1.6, AUDI A4 Avant (8D5, B5) 2.4, AUDI A4 Avant (8D5, B5) 2.4 quattro, AUDI A4 Avant (8D5, B5) 1.9 Hybrid, AUDI A4 Avant (8D5, B5) 2.4, AUDI A4 Avant (8D5, B5) 2.8, AUDI A4 Avant (8D5, B5) 2.8 quattro, AUDI A4 Avant (8D5, B5) S4 quattro View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change a front upper control arm of the front suspension on AUDI A4 B5 TUTORIAL

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All the parts you need to replace – Control Arm for A4 Avant (8D5, B5) and other AUDI models
Tools
Replacement: front upper arm – Audi A4 B5 Avant. List of the tools you'll need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Copper grease
Combination spanner #16
Combination spanner #17
Drive socket # 17
Wheel impact socket #17
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Hammer
Pin punch
Flat chisel
Crow bar
Wheel chock
Replacement: front upper arm – Audi A4 B5 Avant. AUTODOC recommends:
  • The replacement procedure is identical for the right and left upper control arms.
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Replacement: front upper arm – Audi A4 B5 Avant. 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
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    Raise the front of the car and secure on supports.
  4. Step 4
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    Unscrew the wheel bolts.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Important! Hold the wheel while unscrewing the fastening bolts. Audi A4 B5 Avant
  5. Step 5
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    Remove the wheel.
  6. Step 6
    Clean all joints of the arm. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
    Step 7
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    Unscrew the upper arm fastenings. 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. Use a pin punch. Use a hammer.
  8. Step 9
    Detach the upper control arm from the steering knuckle. Use a flat metal-working chisel. Use a hammer.
    Step 10
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    Unscrew the upper control arm fasteners. Use a combination spanner #16 (2 pieces).
  9. Step 11
    Remove the fastening bolt. Use a crowbar.
    Step 12
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    Remove the arm.
  10. Step 13
    Clean the mounting seats and the thread of the suspension arm. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
    Step 14
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    Install a new arm.
    Replacement: front upper arm – Audi A4 B5 Avant. AUTODOC experts recommend:
    During the installation process, use only new bolts and nuts.
  11. Step 15
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    Install the fastening bolt. Use a crowbar.
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