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All the parts you need to replace – Anti Roll Bar Links for A1 Sportback (8XA, 8XF) and other AUDI models
Tools
Replacement: anti roll bar links – AUDI A1 Sportback (8XA, 8XK). List of the tools you'll need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Copper grease
Combination spanner #14
Combination spanner #16
HEX bit No.H5.
XZN socket bit # 6
Drive socket # 14
Wheel impact socket #17
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Hydraulic transmission jack
Wheel chock
Replacement: anti roll bar links – AUDI A1 Sportback (8XA, 8XK). AUTODOC recommends:
  • Replace the stabiliser links on AUDI A1 Sportback (8XA, 8XK) in pairs.
  • The replacement procedure is identical for both stabiliser links on the same axle.
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Replacement: anti roll bar links – AUDI A1 Sportback (8XA, 8XK). Use the following procedure:
  1. Step 1
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    Secure the wheels with chocks.
  2. Step 2
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    Loosen the wheel mounting bolts. Use wheel impact socket #17.
  3. Step 3
    Raise the rear of the car and secure on supports.
    Step 4
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    Unscrew the wheel bolts.
    Replacement: anti roll bar links – AUDI A1 Sportback (8XA, 8XK). Tip:
    To avoid injury, hold up the wheel when unscrewing the bolts.
  4. Step 5
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    Remove the wheel.
  5. Step 6
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    Clean the stabiliser link fasteners. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  6. Step 7
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    Unscrew the fastener connecting the stabilizer bar with the control arm. Use a combination spanner #16. Use XZN #6. Use a ratchet wrench.
  7. Step 8
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    Unscrew the fasteners connecting the stabiliser link to the stabiliser bar. Use a combination spanner #16. Use XZN #6. Use a ratchet wrench.
  8. Step 9
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    Remove the stabilizer rod.
    Replacement: anti roll bar links – AUDI A1 Sportback (8XA, 8XK). Tip from AUTODOC experts:
    Examine stabiliser bushes. Replace them if needed.
  9. Step 10
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    Clean the mounting seats of the stabiliser link. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  10. Step 11
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    Ιnstall the transverse stabilizer link.
  11. Step 12
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    Tighten the stabiliser link fastener. Use a combination spanner #14. Use HEX No.H5. Use a ratchet wrench.
  12. Step 13
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    Tighten the fastener connecting the stabilizer bar with the control arm. Use a drive socket #14. Use a torque wrench. Tighten it to 45 Nm torque.
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