Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
AUDI A6 Saloon (4F2, C6) 3.0 TFSI quattro, AUDI A6 Saloon (4F2, C6) 3.2 FSI, AUDI A6 Saloon (4F2, C6) 2.4, AUDI A6 Saloon (4F2, C6) 3.2 FSI, AUDI A6 Saloon (4F2, C6) 3.2 FSI quattro, AUDI A6 Saloon (4F2, C6) 2.4 quattro, AUDI A6 Saloon (4F2, C6) 2.0 TFSI, AUDI A6 Saloon (4F2, C6) 2.0 TDI, AUDI A6 Saloon (4F2, C6) 2.8 FSI, AUDI A6 Saloon (4F2, C6) 3.0 quattro, AUDI A6 Saloon (4F2, C6) 3.2 FSI quattro, AUDI A6 Saloon (4F2, C6) 2.8 FSI quattro, AUDI A6 Saloon (4F2, C6) 3.0, AUDI A6 Saloon (4F2, C6) 2.0 TDI, AUDI A6 Saloon (4F2, C6) 2.0 TDI, AUDI A6 Saloon (4F2, C6) 2.8 FSI, AUDI A6 Saloon (4F2, C6) 2.8 FSI quattro, AUDI A6 Saloon (4F2, C6) 2.8 FSI quattro, AUDI A6 Saloon (4F2, C6) 2.8 FSI, AUDI A6 Saloon (4F2, C6) 3.0 TFSI quattro, AUDI A6 Saloon (4F2, C6) 2.0 TDI View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change front wheel bearing / front hub bearing on AUDI A6 2 (C6) [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

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Tools
Replacement: wheel bearing – Audi A6 4F2. Tools you need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Copper grease
Combination spanner #16
Combination spanner #21
Drive socket # 13
Drive socket # 15
Drive socket # 21
XZN socket bit # 12
HEX bit no.H16.
Torx bit T30
Wheel impact socket #17
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Hammer
Tap wrench
Flat chisel
Crow bar
Vice
3-Arm Gear Puller
Bush and bearing driver set
Bearing puller
Hub slide hammer puller
Ball joint puller
Hydraulic transmission jack
Wheel chock
Replacement: wheel bearing – Audi A6 4F2. AUTODOC recommends:
  • Do not re-use the bearing assembly of your Audi A6 4F2 car.
  • The wheel hub bearing replacement procedure is identical for both wheels on the same axle.
  • Warning! Shut down the engine before starting any work – Audi A6 4F2.
Carry out replacement in the following order:
  1. Step 1
    How to change Wheel Bearing on Audi A6 C6 2004 - free PDF and video manuals
    Open the bonnet. Unscrew the brake fluid reservoir cap.
  2. Step 2
    How to replace AUDI A6 Saloon (4F2, C6) 3.0 TDI quattro 2005 Wheel Bearing - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Secure the wheels with chocks.
  3. Step 3
    Audi A6 C6 2.0 TDI 2006 Wheel Bearing replacement: free workshop manuals
    Loosen the wheel hub fastener. Use HEX No.H16. Use a tap wrench.
  4. Step 4
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    Loosen the wheel mounting bolts. Use wheel impact socket #17.
  5. Step 5
    How to remove AUDI A6 2.0 TFSI 2008 Wheel Bearing - online easy-to-follow instructions
    Raise the front of the car and secure on supports.
  6. Step 6
    How to replace Wheel Bearing on AUDI A6 Saloon (4F2, C6) 2009: download PDF manuals and video instructions
    Unscrew the wheel bolts.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Important! Hold the wheel while unscrewing the fastening bolts. Audi A6 4F2
  7. Step 7
    How hard is it to do yourself: Wheel Bearing replacement on Audi A6 C6 3.0 TDI quattro 2010 - download illustrated guide
    Remove the wheel.
  8. Step 8
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    Disconnect the brake pads wear sensor. Use a crowbar.
    Please note!
    Some cars are not equipped with the brake pad wear sensor.
  9. Step 9
    Changing of Wheel Bearing on Audi A6 C6 2004 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 A6 C6 2006 3.0 TDI quattro by yourself
    Unscrew the caliper bracket fastening. Use a drive socket #21. Use a ratchet wrench. Use a tap wrench.
  12. Step 12
    A6 Saloon (4F2, C6) 2.0 TFSI 2007 Wheel Bearing DIY replacement workshop manual
    Remove the caliper bracket.
  13. Step 13
    How to change Wheel Bearing on AUDI A6 Saloon (4F2, C6) 2008 - tips and tricks
    Disconnect the ABS sensor cable fastener. Use a crowbar.
  14. Step 14
    Step-by-step recommendations for DIY replacement Audi A6 C6 2009 2.0 TFSI Wheel Bearing
    Unscrew the brake disc fastening. Use Torx T30. Use a ratchet wrench.
  15. Step 15
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    Remove the brake disc.
  16. Step 16
    How to change Wheel Bearing on Audi A6 C6 2004 - free PDF and video manuals
    Clean all joints of the arm. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Replacement: wheel bearing – Audi A6 4F2. After applying the spray, wait a few minutes.Wear protective goggles.
  17. Step 17
    How to replace AUDI A6 Saloon (4F2, C6) 3.0 TDI quattro 2005 Wheel Bearing - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Unscrew the ball joint fastening to the steering knuckle. Use a drive socket #21. Use a tap wrench.
  18. Step 18
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    Remove the fastening bolt.
  19. Step 19
    Changing Wheel Bearing on AUDI A6 Saloon (4F2, C6) 2.7 TDI 2007 by yourself
    Disconnect the ball joint from the steering knuckle. Use a ball joint puller.
  20. Step 20
    How to remove AUDI A6 2.0 TFSI 2008 Wheel Bearing - online easy-to-follow instructions
    Clean the fastener connecting the tie rod end to the steering knuckle. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  21. Step 21
    How to replace Wheel Bearing on AUDI A6 Saloon (4F2, C6) 2009: download PDF manuals and video instructions
    Unscrew the end fastening nut to the steering knuckle. Use a drive socket #15. Use a ratchet wrench.
  22. Step 22
    How hard is it to do yourself: Wheel Bearing replacement on Audi A6 C6 3.0 TDI quattro 2010 - download illustrated guide
    Unscrew the end fastening nut to the steering knuckle. Use a drive socket #13. Use a ratchet wrench.
  23. Step 23
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    Disconnect the tie rod end from the steering knuckle. Use a flat metal-working chisel. Use a hammer.
  24. Step 24
    Changing of Wheel Bearing on Audi A6 C6 2004 won't be an issue if you follow this illustrated step-by-step guide
    Unscrew the wheel hub axle nut.
  25. Step 25
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    Remove the fastening bolt.
  26. Step 26
    Support the arm. Use a hydraulic transmission jack.
    Step 27
    Replacing Wheel Bearing on Audi A6 C6 2006 3.0 TDI quattro by yourself
    Remove the drive shaft from the wheel hub.
    Replacement: wheel bearing – Audi A6 4F2. Tip:
    Make sure that the drive shaft is not unloaded (when the car is jacked).
  27. Step 28
    A6 Saloon (4F2, C6) 2.0 TFSI 2007 Wheel Bearing DIY replacement workshop manual
    Clean the wheel hub fastener. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  28. Step 29
    How to change Wheel Bearing on AUDI A6 Saloon (4F2, C6) 2008 - tips and tricks
    Unscrew the hub bearing mounting. Use XZN #12. Use a ratchet wrench. Use a tap wrench.
  29. Step 30
    Step-by-step recommendations for DIY replacement Audi A6 C6 2009 2.0 TFSI Wheel Bearing
    Remove the wheel hub together with the bearing. Use the hub slide hammer puller.
  30. Step 31
    DIY replacement of Wheel Bearing on AUDI A6 Saloon (4F2, C6) 2.4 2010 is not an issue anymore with our step-by-step tutorial
    Grip the wheel hub together with the bearing in a vice.
  31. Step 32
    How to change Wheel Bearing on Audi A6 C6 2004 - free PDF and video manuals
    Remove the hub bearing mounting. Use 3-Arm Gear Puller.
  32. Step 33
    How to replace AUDI A6 Saloon (4F2, C6) 3.0 TDI quattro 2005 Wheel Bearing - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Pull the bearing inner race out of the wheel hub. Use the bearing puller. Use 3-Arm Gear Puller.
  33. Step 34
    Audi A6 C6 2.0 TDI 2006 Wheel Bearing replacement: free workshop manuals
    Install a new hub bearing and secure it.
  34. Step 35
    Release the vice and take out the wheel hub together with the bearing.
    Step 36
    Changing Wheel Bearing on AUDI A6 Saloon (4F2, C6) 2.7 TDI 2007 by yourself
    Press a new bearing into the wheel hub. Use a bush and bearing driver set.
  35. Step 37
    How to remove AUDI A6 2.0 TFSI 2008 Wheel Bearing - online easy-to-follow instructions
    Adjust the wheel bearing.
    Replacement: wheel bearing – Audi A6 4F2. 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.
  36. Step 38
    How to replace Wheel Bearing on AUDI A6 Saloon (4F2, C6) 2009: download PDF manuals and video instructions
    Clean the hub bearing mounting seat. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  37. Step 39
    How hard is it to do yourself: Wheel Bearing replacement on Audi A6 C6 3.0 TDI quattro 2010 - download illustrated guide
    Install the new wheel hub with a bearing.
  38. Step 40
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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 A6 4F2. Tip from AUTODOC:
    Important! Be sure to use new fasteners.The wheel bearing unit must not tilt on the axle pin.
  39. Step 41
    Remove the support from under the arm.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Replacement: wheel bearing – Audi A6 4F2. Lower the transmission jack smoothly, without jerks, to avoid damaging components and mechanisms.
    Step 42
    Changing of Wheel Bearing on Audi A6 C6 2004 won't be an issue if you follow this illustrated step-by-step guide
    Clean the splines of the drive shaft CV joint. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
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