When to replace the Gearbox Oil and Transmission Oil on your AUDI A5
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Transmission fluid : 30000 km
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
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The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

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Tools
Replacement: manual gearbox oil – AUDI A5 (8T3). List of the tools you'll need:
Wire brush
All-purpose cleaning spray
HEX bit No.H17.
Drive socket # 12
Phillips screwdriver
Torque wrench
Funnel
Oil drain pan
Fender cover
Replacement: manual gearbox oil – AUDI A5 (8T3). AUTODOC recommends:
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Replacement: manual gearbox oil – AUDI A5 (8T3). Recommended sequence of steps:
  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
    Lift the car using a jack or place it over an inspection pit.
    Replacement: manual gearbox oil – AUDI A5 (8T3). Tip:
    The vehicle must be on even keel, and if it is at an angle, the drain plug must be at the lowest point.
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    Unscrew the fasteners of the lower sound insulation. Use a drive socket #12. Use a Phillips screwdriver.
  2. Step 5
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    Remove the lower sound insulation.
  3. Step 6
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    Clean the area of the oil pan drainage hole. Use a wire brush. Use all-purpose cleaning spray.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Replacement: manual gearbox oil – AUDI A5 (8T3). After applying the spray, wait a few minutes.
  4. Step 7
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    Put a waste oil container with at least 2 l capacity under the drainage hole.
  5. Step 8
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    Unscrew the drain plug. Use HEX No.H17.
  6. Step 9
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    Drain the used oil.
    Replacement: manual gearbox oil – AUDI A5 (8T3). AUTODOC experts recommend:
    Caution! The oil may be hot.
  7. Step 10
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    Clean the area around the gearbox housing filler hole. Use a wire brush. Use all-purpose cleaning spray.
    Replacement: manual gearbox oil – AUDI A5 (8T3). Tip from AUTODOC:
    After applying the spray, wait a few minutes.
  8. Step 11
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    Unscrew the filler plug of the gearbox housing. Use HEX No.H17.
Comments – 1
  • user_#2127912
    06.01.2024 11:59
    Member
    Step 13
    Insert the funnel. Pour the oil into the gearbox through the filler hole. Required amount of oil: 1.5 L.

    I don't believe audi a5 gearbox oil only need 1.5L
    • Jessica_L
      08.01.2024 08:41
      Member
      Our guides are for informational purposes only. All routine replacements, values and quantities of oil can be found directly in the technical documentation of your car or you can use the help of a car maintenance service.
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