Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
AUDI A3 Sportback (8PA) 1.6 E-Power, AUDI A3 Sportback (8PA) RS3 quattro, AUDI A3 Sportback (8PA) 1.6, AUDI A3 Sportback (8PA) 1.9 TDI, AUDI A3 Sportback (8PA) 1.6 FSI, AUDI A3 Sportback (8PA) 2.0 FSI, AUDI A3 Sportback (8PA) 3.2 V6 quattro, AUDI A3 Sportback (8PA) 2.0 TDI 16V, AUDI A3 Sportback (8PA) 2.0 TFSI, AUDI A3 Sportback (8PA) 2.0 TFSI quattro, AUDI A3 Sportback (8PA) 2.0 TDI, AUDI A3 Sportback (8PA) 2.0 TDI 16V quattro, AUDI A3 Sportback (8PA) 2.0 TDI, AUDI A3 Sportback (8PA) 2.0 TDI quattro, AUDI A3 Sportback (8PA) 2.0 TDI, AUDI A3 Sportback (8PA) 2.0 TDI quattro, AUDI A3 Sportback (8PA) 1.8 TFSI, AUDI A3 Sportback (8PA) 1.4 TFSI, AUDI A3 Sportback (8PA) S3 quattro, AUDI A3 Sportback (8PA) 1.8 TFSI quattro, AUDI A3 Sportback (8PA) 1.6 TDI, AUDI A3 Sportback (8PA) 1.6 TDI, AUDI A3 Sportback (8PA) 2.0 TDI, AUDI A3 Sportback (8PA) S3 quattro View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change rear anti roll bar link on AUDI A3 2 (8PA) [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

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Tools
Replacement: anti roll bar links – Audi A3 8PA. 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 A3 8PA. AUTODOC recommends:
  • Replace the stabiliser links on Audi A3 8PA 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 A3 8PA. 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
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    Raise the rear of the car and secure on supports.
  4. Step 4
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    Unscrew the wheel bolts.
    Replacement: anti roll bar links – Audi A3 8PA. Tip:
    To avoid injury, hold up the wheel when unscrewing the bolts.
  5. Step 5
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    Remove the wheel.
  6. Step 6
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    Clean the stabiliser link fasteners. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. Step 9
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    Remove the stabilizer rod.
    Replacement: anti roll bar links – Audi A3 8PA. Tip from AUTODOC experts:
    Examine stabiliser bushes. Replace them if needed.
  10. Step 10
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    Clean the mounting seats of the stabiliser link. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  11. Step 11
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    Ιnstall the transverse stabilizer link.
  12. Step 12
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    Tighten the stabiliser link fastener. Use a combination spanner #14. Use HEX No.H5. Use a ratchet wrench.
  13. 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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