When to replace the Lambda Sensor on your AUDI A4
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Lambda sensor : 100000 km
This replacement procedure can be used for:
AUDI A4 Saloon (8D2, B5) 1.8 T, AUDI A4 Saloon (8D2, B5) 1.8 T quattro View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

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All the parts you need to replace – Lambda Sensor for A4 Saloon (8D2, B5) and other AUDI models
Replacement: lambda sensor – AUDI A4 (8D2, B5). List of the tools you'll need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Electronic spray
High-temperature ceramic grease
Torque wrench
Drive socket # 10
22-mm oxygen sensor socket
Thread tap
Ratchet wrench
Replacement: lambda sensor – AUDI A4 (8D2, B5). AUTODOC experts recommend:
  • After replacing the oxygen sensor, clear the trouble code from the electronic control unit and let the ECU adapt itself to the new sensor.
  • Before getting down to work, start the engine and let it warm up to operating temperature.
  • Please note: all work on the car – AUDI A4 (8D2, B5) – should be done with the engine switched off.
Carry out replacement in the following order:
  1. Step 1
    Lift the car using a jack or place it over an inspection pit.
    Step 2
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    Unscrew the fasteners of the oxygen sensor housing cover. Use a drive socket #10. Use a ratchet wrench.
  2. Step 3
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    Remove the oxygen sensor housing cover.
  3. Step 4
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    Detach the oxygen sensor connector.
  4. Step 5
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    Disconnect the oxygen sensor wiring.
  5. Step 6
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    Clean the oxygen sensor fastener. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  6. Step 7
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    Unscrew the oxygen sensor fastener. Use a 22-mm oxygen sensor socket. Use a ratchet wrench.
  7. Step 8
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    Remove the oxygen sensor.
  8. Step 9
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    Clean the thread to prepare it for installing a new oxygen sensor. Use a thread tap. Use a ratchet wrench.
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