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

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

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All the parts you need to replace – Window Regulator for A4 Avant (8ED, B7) and other AUDI models
Tools
Replacement: window regulator – AUDI A4 Avant (8ED, B7). Tools you might need:
Torque wrench
Drive socket # 10
Torx bit T20
Torx bit T25
Torx bit T27
Torx bit T30
Torx bit T45
Ratchet wrench
Phillips screwdriver
Round-nose pliers
Clip removal tool
Plastic trim tool
Fender cover
Replacement: window regulator – AUDI A4 Avant (8ED, B7). AUTODOC recommends:
  • Please note: all work on the car – AUDI A4 Avant (8ED, B7) saloon – should be done with the engine switched off.
Replacement: window regulator – AUDI A4 Avant (8ED, B7). Use the following procedure:
  1. Step 1
    Open the hood.
    Step 2
    Use a fender protection cover to prevent damaging paintwork and plastic parts of the car.
    Step 3
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    Unscrew the fasteners of the car battery terminals. Use a drive socket #10. Use a ratchet wrench.
  2. Step 4
    Remove the battery terminals.
    Step 5
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    Open the car door.
  3. Step 6
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    Remove the door card trim panel. Use a plastic trim tool.
  4. Step 7
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    Unscrew the upper fasteners of the door card. Use a Phillips screwdriver.
  5. Step 8
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    Remove the door handle screw. Use a Phillips screwdriver.
  6. Step 9
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    Unscrew the lower fasteners of the door card. Use a Phillips screwdriver.
  7. Step 10
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    Detach the door card. Use a plastic trim tool.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Replacement: window regulator – AUDI A4 Avant (8ED, B7). Do not use excessive force when removing the part as this may damage it.
  8. Step 11
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    Detach the door lock actuator cable.
  9. Step 12
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    Detach the speaker connector.
  10. Step 13
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    Detach the power window connectors from the control unit. Use a plastic trim tool.
  11. Step 14
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    Remove the door card.
  12. Step 15
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    Detach the power window connector from the door panel.
  13. Step 16
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    Unscrew the fasteners of the power window motor. Use Torx T27. Use a ratchet wrench.
  14. Step 17
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    Remove the power window motor.
  15. Step 18
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    Detach the door panel sound insulation.
  16. Step 19
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    Detach the speaker connector.
  17. Step 20
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    Unscrew the fasteners of the speakers. Use Torx T25. Use a ratchet wrench.
  18. Step 21
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    Remove the speakers.
  19. Step 22
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    Unscrew the lower fasteners of the window regulator mechanism. Use Torx T25. Use a ratchet wrench.
  20. Step 23
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    Squeeze the clips and detach the window regulator drive gear. Use round-nose pliers.
  21. Step 24
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    Detach the side mirror trim panel. Use a plastic trim tool.
  22. Step 25
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    Remove the wing mirror screws. Use Torx T30. Use a ratchet wrench.
  23. Step 26
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    Remove the wing mirror.
  24. Step 27
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    Unscrew the car door frame fasteners. Use Torx T45. Use a ratchet wrench.
  25. Step 28
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    Remove the door frame fastener cap. Use a plastic trim tool.
  26. Step 29
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    Unscrew the car door frame fasteners. Use Torx T45. Use a ratchet wrench.
  27. Step 30
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    Detach the door weather strip. Use a plastic trim tool.
  28. Step 31
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    Remove the glass together with the door trim frame.
    Replacement: window regulator – AUDI A4 Avant (8ED, B7). Tip from AUTODOC:
    Do not apply excessive force when removing the part. Otherwise you may damage it.
  29. Step 32
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    Disconnect the wiring of the wing mirror. Use a clip removal tool.
    Replacement: window regulator – AUDI A4 Avant (8ED, B7). Tip:
    Be careful! Do not damage the wiring of the wing mirror.
  30. Step 33
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    Unscrew the window glass fasteners. Use Torx T20. Use a ratchet wrench.
  31. Step 34
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    Turn the window regulator drive gear. This is how you release the glass from the window regulator drive. Use round-nose pliers.
  32. Step 35
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    Unscrew the fasteners of the window regulator drive gear. Use Torx T25. Use a ratchet wrench.
  33. Step 36
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    Remove the window regulator mechanism.
  34. Step 37
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    Install the new window regulator mechanism.
  35. Step 38
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    Screw in the fasteners of the window regulator drive gear. Use Torx T25. Use a ratchet wrench.
  36. Step 39
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    Reinstall the glass into the window regulator drive.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Replacement: window regulator – AUDI A4 Avant (8ED, B7). To avoid damaging the part during installation, do not use excessive force.
  37. Step 40
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    Screw in the window glass fasteners. Use Torx T20. Use a ratchet wrench.
  38. Step 41
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    Turn the window regulator drive gear. This way you will return the glass to its standard position. Use round-nose pliers.
  39. Step 42
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    Tighten the window glass fasteners. Use Torx T20. Use a torque wrench. Tighten it to 11 Nm torque.
  40. Step 43
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    Install the glass together with the door trim frame.
  41. Step 44
    Сonnect the wiring of the wing mirror.
    Step 45
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    Install the side mirror.
  42. Step 46
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    Screw in the side mirror fastener. Use Torx T30. Use a ratchet wrench.
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