Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
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How to change Front wheel bearing on AUDI A4 B7 AVANT TUTORIAL | AUTODOC

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Tools
Replacement: wheel bearing – Audi A4 B7 Avant. Tools you need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Copper grease
Multipurpose grease
Sealant
Combination spanner #16
Combination spanner #18
Drive socket # 13
Drive socket # 16
Drive socket # 18
Drive socket # 21
XZN socket bit # 12
HEX bit No.H17.
Torx bit T30
Wheel impact socket #17
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Flat Screwdriver
Bush and bearing driver set
Pin punch
Hammer
Flat chisel
Crow bar
Tap wrench
Rubber mallet
Wheel chock
Replacement: wheel bearing – Audi A4 B7 Avant. AUTODOC experts recommend:
  • Do not re-use the bearing assembly of your Audi A4 B7 Avant car.
  • The wheel hub bearing replacement procedure is identical for both wheels on the same axle.
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Replacement: wheel bearing – Audi A4 B7 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.
    Replacement: wheel bearing – Audi A4 B7 Avant. Tip from AUTODOC:
    To avoid injury, hold up the wheel when unscrewing the bolts.
  5. Step 5
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    Remove the wheel.
  6. Step 6
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    Disconnect the ABS sensor. Use a flat screwdriver.
  7. Step 7
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    Disconnect the ABS sensor wiring. Use a flat screwdriver.
  8. Step 8
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    Detach the ABS sensor connector. Use a flat screwdriver.
  9. Step 9
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    Disconnect the ABS sensor wiring.
  10. Step 10
    Clean the brake caliper bracket fasteners. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
    Step 11
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    Unscrew the caliper bracket fastening. Use a drive socket #21. Use a ratchet wrench. Use a tap wrench.
  11. Step 12
    Remove the fastening bolts (2 pieces).
    Step 13
    Replacing Wheel Bearing on Audi A4 B7 Avant 2004 2.0 TDI by yourself
    Remove the brake caliper together with its bracket.
    Replacement: wheel bearing – Audi A4 B7 Avant. AUTODOC experts 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.
  12. Step 14
    Clean the brake disc fasteners. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
    Step 15
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    Unscrew the brake disc fastening. Use Torx T30. Use a ratchet wrench.
  13. Step 16
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    Remove the brake disc.
  14. Step 17
    Clean the wheel hub fastener. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
    Step 18
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    Unscrew the wheel hub axle nut. Use HEX No.H17. Use a ratchet wrench.
  15. Step 19
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    Remove the fastening bolt.
  16. Step 20
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    Clean the fastener that connects the ball joint to the steering knuckle. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  17. Step 21
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    Unscrew the ball joint fastening to the steering knuckle. Use a combination spanner #18.
  18. Step 22
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    Disconnect the lower arm from the steering knuckle. Use a crowbar. Use a rubber mallet.
  19. Step 23
    Changing Wheel Bearing on AUDI A4 Avant (8ED, B7) 2.0 TDI quattro 2007 by yourself
    Unscrew the ball joint fastening to the steering knuckle. Use a drive socket #18. Use a ratchet wrench.
  20. Step 24
    Remove the fastening nut. Use a rubber mallet.
    Step 25
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    Clean the fastener connecting the tie rod end to the steering knuckle. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  21. Step 26.1
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    Unscrew the end fastening nut to the steering knuckle. Use a drive socket #13.
    Step 26.2
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    Use a drive socket #16. Use a ratchet wrench.
  22. Step 27
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    Remove the fastening bolt. Use a pin punch. Use a hammer.
  23. Step 28
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    Disconnect the tie rod end from the steering knuckle. Use a flat metal-working chisel. Use a hammer.
  24. Step 29
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    Unscrew the upper arm fastenings. Use a combination spanner #16. Use a drive socket #16. Use a ratchet wrench.
  25. Step 30
    Replacing Wheel Bearing on Audi A4 B7 Avant 2004 2.0 TDI by yourself
    Remove the fastening bolt. Use a pin punch. Use a hammer.
  26. Step 31
    A4 Avant (8ED, B7) 2.0 TFSI quattro 2005 Wheel Bearing DIY replacement workshop manual
    Detach the upper control arm from the steering knuckle. Use a flat metal-working chisel. Use a hammer.
  27. Step 32
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    Remove the steering knuckle together with the hub. Use a flat screwdriver.
  28. Step 33
    Step-by-step recommendations for DIY replacement Audi A4 B7 Avant 2007 2.0 TFSI quattro Wheel Bearing
    Press the wheel hub out from the tapered roller bearing. Use a bush and bearing driver set. Use a hammer.
  29. Step 34
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    Unscrew the hub bearing fastening to the steering knuckle. Use XZN #12. Use a ratchet wrench.
  30. Step 35
    Remove the fastening bolts (4 pieces).
    Step 36
    How to change Wheel Bearing on Audi A4 B7 Avant 2004 - free PDF and video manuals
    Remove the hub bearing mounting. Use a hammer.
  31. Step 37
    Clean the hub bearing mounting seat. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
    Step 38
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    Apply special grease to the bearing assembly mounting seat. Use a multipurpose grease.
  32. Step 39
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    Install a new hub bearing and secure it.
  33. Step 40
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    Treat the fasteners of the wheel hub bearing. Use a sealant.
  34. Step 41
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    Install the fastening bolts (4 pieces).
  35. Step 42
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    Tighten the fastener of the wheel hub bearing. Use XZN #12. Use a torque wrench. Tighten it to 80 Nm torque.+90°
    Replacement: wheel bearing – Audi A4 B7 Avant. AUTODOC recommends:
    Important! Be sure to use new fasteners.Check to make sure the wheel hub bearing is positioned correctly. Avoid its misalignment.
  36. Step 43
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    Press the wheel hub into the bearing inner race. Use a bush and bearing driver set.
    Replacement: wheel bearing – Audi A4 B7 Avant. Professionals recommend:
    Stop pressing on the surface of the bearing immediately after it has been fitted into its mounting seat.
  37. Step 44
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    Install the steering knuckle with a hub in assembly.
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