Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
AUDI A4 Saloon (8EC, B7) 2.0 TFSI quattro, AUDI A4 Saloon (8EC, B7) 3.2 FSI, AUDI A4 Saloon (8EC, B7) 3.2 FSI quattro, AUDI A4 Saloon (8EC, B7) 2.0 TDI, AUDI A4 Saloon (8EC, B7) 2.0 TDI 16V, AUDI A4 Saloon (8EC, B7) 3.0 TDI quattro, AUDI A4 Saloon (8EC, B7) 1.8 T, AUDI A4 Saloon (8EC, B7) 1.8 T quattro, AUDI A4 Saloon (8EC, B7) 2.0, AUDI A4 Saloon (8EC, B7) 1.6, AUDI A4 Saloon (8EC, B7) 1.9 TDI, AUDI A4 Saloon (8EC, B7) 2.5 TDI, AUDI A4 Saloon (8EC, B7) RS4 quattro, AUDI A4 Saloon (8EC, B7) 2.0 TFSI, AUDI A4 Saloon (8EC, B7) 2.0 TFSI quattro, AUDI A4 Saloon (8EC, B7) S4 quattro, AUDI A4 Saloon (8EC, B7) 3.0, AUDI A4 Saloon (8EC, B7) 2.0 TDI quattro, AUDI A4 Saloon (8EC, B7) 2.0 TDI, AUDI A4 Saloon (8EC, B7) 2.0 TDI quattro, AUDI A4 Saloon (8EC, B7) 2.7 TDI, AUDI A4 Saloon (8EC, B7) 3.0 TDI quattro, AUDI A4 Saloon (8EC, B7) 2.0 TDI, AUDI A4 Saloon (8EC, B7) 2.0 TFSI, AUDI A4 Saloon (8EC, B7) 3.0 quattro, AUDI A4 Saloon (8EC, B7) 2.0 TDI, AUDI A4 Saloon (8EC, B7) 2.0 TDI, AUDI A4 Saloon (8EC, B7) 2.0 TDI quattro, AUDI A4 Saloon (8EC, B7) 2.0 TDI, AUDI A4 Saloon (8EC, B7) 2.7 TDI View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change front wheel bearing on AUDI A4 (B7) [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

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All the parts you need to replace – Wheel Bearing for A4 Saloon (8EC, B7) and other AUDI models
Tools
Replacement: wheel bearing – Audi A4 B7. Tools you might need:
Wire brush
Nylon cleaning brush
WD-40 spray
Electronic spray
All-purpose cleaning spray
Brake cleaner
Sealant
Copper grease
Torque wrench
Combination spanner #13
Combination spanner #16
Combination spanner #18
Drive socket # 13
Drive socket # 15
Drive socket # 18
Drive socket # 21
XZN socket bit # 12
HEX bit No.H17.
Torx bit T30
Wheel impact socket #17
Bush and bearing driver set
Ratchet wrench
Tap wrench
Hammer
Pin punch
Flat chisel
Flat Screwdriver
Crow bar
Vice
3-Arm Gear Puller
Ball joint puller
Bearing separator
Universal puller
Hydraulic transmission jack
Wheel chock
Replacement: wheel bearing – Audi A4 B7. AUTODOC recommends:
  • Do not re-use the bearing assembly of your Audi A4 B7 saloon 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. Recommended sequence of steps:
  1. Step 1
    How to change Wheel Bearing on Audi A4 B7 2004 - free PDF and video manuals
    Secure the wheels with chocks.
  2. Step 2
    How to replace AUDI A4 Saloon (8EC, B7) 2.0 TDI 16V 2005 Wheel Bearing - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Loosen the wheel mounting bolts. Use wheel impact socket #17.
  3. Step 3
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    Loosen the fastener of the driveshaft. Use HEX No.H17. Use a tap wrench.
  4. Step 4
    Changing Wheel Bearing on AUDI A4 Saloon (8EC, B7) 2.0 TFSI quattro 2007 by yourself
    Raise the front of the car and secure on supports.
  5. Step 5
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    Unscrew the wheel bolts.
    Replacement: wheel bearing – Audi A4 B7. Tip:
    To avoid injury, hold up the wheel when unscrewing the bolts.
  6. Step 6
    How to replace Wheel Bearing on AUDI A4 Saloon (8EC, B7) 2004: download PDF manuals and video instructions
    Remove the wheel.
  7. Step 7
    How hard is it to do yourself: Wheel Bearing replacement on Audi A4 B7 2.0 TFSI 2005 - download illustrated guide
    Clean the ABS sensor fastener. Use a nylon cleaning brush.
  8. Step 8
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    Disconnect the brake pad wear sensor plug. Use a flat screwdriver.
    Please note!
    Some cars are not equipped with the brake pad wear sensor.
  9. Step 9
    Changing of Wheel Bearing on Audi A4 B7 2007 won't be an issue if you follow this illustrated step-by-step guide
    Spread the brake pads. Use a crowbar.
  10. Step 10
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    Clean the brake caliper bracket fasteners. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  11. Step 11
    Replacing Wheel Bearing on Audi A4 B7 2004 2.0 TDI 16V by yourself
    Unscrew the caliper bracket fastening. Use a drive socket #21. Use a ratchet wrench. Use a tap wrench.
  12. Step 12
    A4 Saloon (8EC, B7) 2.0 2005 Wheel Bearing DIY replacement workshop manual
    Remove the brake caliper together with its bracket.
    Replacement: wheel bearing – Audi A4 B7. 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.
  13. Step 13
    Unscrew the brake disc fastening. Use Torx T30. Use a ratchet wrench.
    Step 14
    How to change Wheel Bearing on AUDI A4 Saloon (8EC, B7) 2006 - tips and tricks
    Remove the brake disc.
  14. Step 15
    Step-by-step recommendations for DIY replacement Audi A4 B7 2007 2.0 Wheel Bearing
    Clean all joints of the arm. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
    Replacement: wheel bearing – Audi A4 B7. Tip from AUTODOC:
    After applying the spray, wait a few minutes.Wear protective goggles.Wear a respirator.
  15. Step 16
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    Unscrew the ball joint fastening to the steering knuckle. Use a drive socket #18. Use a tap wrench.
  16. Step 17
    How to change Wheel Bearing on Audi A4 B7 2004 - free PDF and video manuals
    Unscrew the ball joint fastening to the steering knuckle. Use a combination spanner #18.
  17. Step 18
    How to replace AUDI A4 Saloon (8EC, B7) 2.0 TDI 16V 2005 Wheel Bearing - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Disconnect the ball joint from the steering knuckle. Use a ball joint puller.
  18. Step 19
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    Detach the control arm.
  19. Step 20
    Changing Wheel Bearing on AUDI A4 Saloon (8EC, B7) 2.0 TFSI quattro 2007 by yourself
    Disconnect the ball joint from the steering knuckle. Use a ball joint puller.
  20. Step 21
    How to remove AUDI A4 2.0 2008 Wheel Bearing - online easy-to-follow instructions
    Detach the control arm.
  21. Step 22
    How to replace Wheel Bearing on AUDI A4 Saloon (8EC, B7) 2004: download PDF manuals and video instructions
    Remove the fastening bolt.
  22. Step 23
    How hard is it to do yourself: Wheel Bearing replacement on Audi A4 B7 2.0 TFSI 2005 - download illustrated guide
    Clean the ABS sensor fastener. Use a nylon cleaning brush. Use all-purpose cleaning spray.
  23. Step 24
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    Disconnect the ABS sensor wiring. Use a flat screwdriver.
  24. Step 25
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    Detach the ABS sensor connector.
  25. Step 26
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    Clean all joints of the arm. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  26. Step 27
    Replacing Wheel Bearing on Audi A4 B7 2004 2.0 TDI 16V by yourself
    Unscrew the upper arm fastenings. Use a combination spanner #16.
  27. Step 28
    A4 Saloon (8EC, B7) 2.0 2005 Wheel Bearing DIY replacement workshop manual
    Remove the fastening bolt.
  28. Step 29
    How to change Wheel Bearing on AUDI A4 Saloon (8EC, B7) 2006 - tips and tricks
    Remove the control arms.
  29. Step 30
    Step-by-step recommendations for DIY replacement Audi A4 B7 2007 2.0 Wheel Bearing
    Clean the fastener connecting the tie rod end to the steering knuckle. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  30. Step 31
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    Loosen the tie rod end fastening bolt. Use a drive socket #13. Use a ratchet wrench.
  31. Step 32
    How to change Wheel Bearing on Audi A4 B7 2004 - free PDF and video manuals
    Unscrew the end fastening nut to the steering knuckle. Use a drive socket #15. Use a ratchet wrench.
  32. Step 33
    How to replace AUDI A4 Saloon (8EC, B7) 2.0 TDI 16V 2005 Wheel Bearing - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Remove the fastening bolt. Use a pin punch. Use a hammer.
  33. Step 34
    Audi A4 B7 1.9 TDI 2006 Wheel Bearing replacement: free workshop manuals
    Prop up the steering knuckle. Use a hydraulic transmission jack.
  34. Step 35
    Changing Wheel Bearing on AUDI A4 Saloon (8EC, B7) 2.0 TFSI quattro 2007 by yourself
    Disconnect the tie rod end from the steering knuckle. Use a flat metal-working chisel. Use a hammer.
  35. Step 36
    How to remove AUDI A4 2.0 2008 Wheel Bearing - online easy-to-follow instructions
    Remove the drive shaft.
    Replacement: wheel bearing – Audi A4 B7. Tip from AUTODOC experts:
    Make sure that the drive shaft is not unloaded (when the car is jacked).
  36. Step 37
    How to replace Wheel Bearing on AUDI A4 Saloon (8EC, B7) 2004: download PDF manuals and video instructions
    Remove the support from under the steering knuckle.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Audi A4 B7 – Do not lower the transmission jack sharply to avoid damaging components and mechanisms of the car.
  37. Step 38
    How hard is it to do yourself: Wheel Bearing replacement on Audi A4 B7 2.0 TFSI 2005 - download illustrated guide
    Remove the steering knuckle together with the hub.
  38. Step 39
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    Grip the wheel hub together with the bearing in a vice.
  39. Step 40
    Changing of Wheel Bearing on Audi A4 B7 2007 won't be an issue if you follow this illustrated step-by-step guide
    Clean the wheel hub fastener. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  40. Step 41
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    Unscrew the wheel hub axle nut. Use XZN #12. Use a ratchet wrench.
  41. Step 42
    Replacing Wheel Bearing on Audi A4 B7 2004 2.0 TDI 16V by yourself
    Remove the wheel hub from the steering knuckle.
  42. Step 43
    A4 Saloon (8EC, B7) 2.0 2005 Wheel Bearing DIY replacement workshop manual
    Remove the hub bearing mounting. Use a universal puller.
  43. Step 44
    How to change Wheel Bearing on AUDI A4 Saloon (8EC, B7) 2006 - tips and tricks
    Pull the bearing inner race out of the wheel hub. Use 3-Arm Gear Puller. Use a bearing separator.
  44. Step 45
    Clean the hub bearing mounting seat. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
    Step 46
    Step-by-step recommendations for DIY replacement Audi A4 B7 2007 2.0 Wheel Bearing
    Press a new bearing into the wheel hub. Use a bush and bearing driver set.
    Replacement: wheel bearing – Audi A4 B7. Tip:
    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.
  45. Step 47
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    Clean the hub bearing mounting seat. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  46. Step 48
    How to change Wheel Bearing on Audi A4 B7 2004 - free PDF and video manuals
    Treat the fastening bolts. Use a sealant.
  47. Step 49
    How to replace AUDI A4 Saloon (8EC, B7) 2.0 TDI 16V 2005 Wheel Bearing - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Install the wheel hub on the steering knuckle.
  48. Step 50
    Audi A4 B7 1.9 TDI 2006 Wheel Bearing replacement: free workshop manuals
    Tighten the hub. Use XZN #12. Use a torque wrench. Tighten it to 80 Nm torque.+90°
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Important! Be sure to use new fasteners.
  49. Step 51
    Changing Wheel Bearing on AUDI A4 Saloon (8EC, B7) 2.0 TFSI quattro 2007 by yourself
    Treat the fasteners of the wheel hub bearing. Use copper grease.
  50. Step 52
    How to remove AUDI A4 2.0 2008 Wheel Bearing - online easy-to-follow instructions
    Release the vice and take out the wheel hub together with the bearing.
  51. Step 53
    How to replace Wheel Bearing on AUDI A4 Saloon (8EC, B7) 2004: download PDF manuals and video instructions
    Treat the wheel hub mounting seat. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  52. Step 54
    How hard is it to do yourself: Wheel Bearing replacement on Audi A4 B7 2.0 TFSI 2005 - download illustrated guide
    Install the steering knuckle with a hub in assembly.
  53. Step 55
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    Prop up the steering knuckle. Use a hydraulic transmission jack.
  54. Step 56
    Changing of Wheel Bearing on Audi A4 B7 2007 won't be an issue if you follow this illustrated step-by-step guide
    Install the drive shaft.
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