Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
AUDI A4 Saloon (8D2, B5) 1.8, AUDI A4 Saloon (8D2, B5) 1.8 T, AUDI A4 Saloon (8D2, B5) 1.9 TDI, AUDI A4 Saloon (8D2, B5) 1.8 quattro, AUDI A4 Saloon (8D2, B5) 1.8 T quattro, AUDI A4 Saloon (8D2, B5) 1.9 TDI, AUDI A4 Saloon (8D2, B5) 1.9 TDI quattro, AUDI A4 Saloon (8D2, B5) 1.9 TDI, AUDI A4 Saloon (8D2, B5) 1.9 TDI quattro, AUDI A4 Saloon (8D2, B5) 1.9 TDI, AUDI A4 Saloon (8D2, B5) 1.8, AUDI A4 Saloon (8D2, B5) 1.8 quattro, AUDI A4 Saloon (8D2, B5) 1.6 View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change front wheel bearing on AUDI A4 B5 Saloon [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

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All the parts you need to replace – Wheel Bearing for A4 Saloon (8D2, B5) and other AUDI models
Tools
Replacement: wheel bearing – Audi A4 B5 saloon. List of the tools you'll need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Copper grease
Torque wrench
Combination spanner #16
Drive socket # 16
Drive socket # 17
HEX bit No.H14
Wheel impact socket #17
Ratchet wrench
Bush and bearing driver set
Bearing puller
Bearing separator
3-Arm Gear Puller
Tap wrench
Hub slide hammer puller
Crow bar
Hydraulic transmission jack
Wheel chock
AUTODOC recommends:
  • Do not re-use the bearing assembly of your Audi A4 B5 saloon car.
  • The wheel hub bearing replacement procedure is identical for both wheels on the same axle.
  • Please note: all work on the car – Audi A4 B5 saloon – should be done with the engine switched off.
Carry out replacement in the following order:
  1. Step 1
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    Open the bonnet. Unscrew the brake fluid reservoir cap.
  2. Step 2
    Secure the wheels with chocks.
    Step 3
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    Loosen the fastener of the driveshaft. Use HEX No.H14. Use a tap wrench.
  3. Step 4
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    Loosen the wheel mounting bolts. Use wheel impact socket #17.
  4. Step 5
    Raise the front of the car and secure on supports.
    Step 6
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    Unscrew the wheel bolts.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Warning! To avoid injury, hold the wheel while unscrewing the fastening bolts. Audi A4 B5 saloon
  5. Step 7
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    Remove the wheel.
  6. Step 8
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    Spread the brake pads. Use a crowbar.
  7. Step 9
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    Clean the brake caliper bracket fasteners. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  8. Step 10
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    Unscrew the caliper bracket fastening. Use a drive socket #17. Use a ratchet wrench. Use a tap wrench.
  9. Step 11
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    Remove the brake caliper together with its bracket.
    Replacement: wheel bearing – Audi A4 B5 saloon. Professionals recommend:
    Tie the caliper to the suspension or to the body with a wire without disconnecting from the brake hose to prevent depressurization of the brake system.Make sure that the brake caliper is not hanging on the brake hose.Don't press the brake pedal after the brake caliper has been removed. As a result, the piston can fall out from the brake cylinder, and brake fluid leakage and depressurization of the system may occur.Check the brake caliper bracket, brake caliper guide pins and boots. Clean them. Replace, if necessary.
  10. Step 12
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    Remove the brake disc.
  11. Step 13
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    Remove the fastening bolt. Use HEX No.H14. Use a ratchet wrench.
  12. Step 14
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    Prop up the steering knuckle. Use a hydraulic transmission jack.
  13. Step 15
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    Clean all joints of the arm. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  14. Step 16
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    Unscrew the upper arm fastenings. Use a combination spanner #16. Use a drive socket #16. Use a ratchet wrench.
  15. Step 17
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    Remove the fastening bolt.
  16. Step 18
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    Remove the control arms.
  17. Step 19
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    Detach the driveshaft from the steering knuckle.
    Replacement: wheel bearing – Audi A4 B5 saloon. Tip from AUTODOC:
    Make sure that the drive shaft is not unloaded (when the car is jacked).
  18. Step 20
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    Install the control arms.
  19. Step 21
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    Install the fastening bolt.
  20. Step 22
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    Clean the hub bearing mounting seat. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  21. Step 23
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    Remove the wheel hub from the steering knuckle. Use a bush and bearing driver set. Use the hub slide hammer puller.
  22. Step 24
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    Clean the hub bearing mounting seat. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  23. Step 25
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    Press out the wheel hub bearing. Use a bush and bearing driver set. Use the bearing puller.
  24. Step 26
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    Remove the bearing inner race from the wheel hub. Use a bearing separator. Use 3-Arm Gear Puller.
  25. Step 27
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    Clean the hub. Use a wire brush.
  26. Step 28
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    Clean the hub bearing mounting seat. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  27. Step 29
    Press the new bearing in the steering knuckle. Use a bush and bearing driver set.
    Replacement: wheel bearing – Audi A4 B5 saloon. AUTODOC experts recommend:
    Check to make sure the wheel hub bearing is positioned correctly. Avoid its misalignment. Stop pressing on the surface of the bearing immediately after it has been fitted into its mounting seat.
    Step 30
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    Install the wheel hub on the steering knuckle. Use a bush and bearing driver set. Use the bearing puller.
  28. Step 31
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    Remove the fastening bolt. Use a crowbar.
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