This replacement procedure can be used for:
AUDI A3 Hatchback (8L1) 1.6, AUDI A3 Hatchback (8L1) 1.8, AUDI A3 Hatchback (8L1) 1.6 View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

This video shows the replacement procedure of a similar car part on another vehicle

All the parts you need to replace – Ignition Coil for A3 Hatchback (8L1) and other AUDI models
Replacement: ignition coil – AUDI A3 (8L1). List of the tools you'll need:
Electronic spray
All-purpose cleaning spray
Torque wrench
HEX bit No.H5
Ratchet wrench
Fender cover
Replacement: ignition coil – AUDI A3 (8L1). AUTODOC experts recommend:
  • The replacement procedure is the same for the ignition coils of all cylinders.
  • Please note: all work on the car – AUDI A3 (8L1) – should be done with the engine switched off.
Carry out replacement in the following order:
  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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    Remove the engine cover.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Replacement: ignition coil – AUDI A3 (8L1). Do not use excessive force when removing the part as this may damage it.
  2. Step 4
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    Clean the ignition coil bolts. Use all-purpose cleaning spray.
  3. Step 5
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    Disconnect the spark plug wires from the ignition coil.
    Replacement: ignition coil – AUDI A3 (8L1). AUTODOC recommends:
    Be careful to avoid damaging spark plug wires.Remember the position of the spark plug wires.
  4. Step 6
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    Detach the connector from the ignition coil.
  5. Step 7
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    Unscrew the ignition coil bolts. Use HEX No.H5. Use a ratchet wrench.
  6. Step 8
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    Take out the ignition coil from the spark plug well.
  7. Step 9
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    Install the new ignition coil to the spark plug well.
  8. Step 10
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    Tighten the ignition coil bolts. Use HEX No.H5. Use a torque wrench. Tighten it to 7 nm torque.
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