Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
AUDI A4 Avant (8E5, B6) 1.6, AUDI A4 Avant (8E5, B6) 2.0, AUDI A4 Avant (8E5, B6) 1.8 T, AUDI A4 Avant (8E5, B6) 3.0, AUDI A4 Avant (8E5, B6) 1.9 TDI, AUDI A4 Avant (8E5, B6) 2.4, AUDI A4 Avant (8E5, B6) 2.5 TDI quattro, AUDI A4 Avant (8E5, B6) 2.5 TDI, AUDI A4 Avant (8E5, B6) 1.8 T quattro, AUDI A4 Avant (8E5, B6) 3.0 quattro, AUDI A4 Avant (8E5, B6) 1.9 TDI, AUDI A4 Avant (8E5, B6) 1.9 TDI quattro, AUDI A4 Avant (8E5, B6) 2.0 FSI, AUDI A4 Avant (8E5, B6) 1.8 T, AUDI A4 Avant (8E5, B6) 1.8 T quattro, AUDI A4 Avant (8E5, B6) 2.5 TDI, AUDI A4 Avant (8E5, B6) 2.4, AUDI A4 Avant (8E5, B6) 1.8 T, AUDI A4 Avant (8E5, B6) 1.8 T quattro, AUDI A4 Avant (8E5, B6) 1.9 TDI, AUDI A4 Avant (8E5, B6) 1.8 T quattro, AUDI A4 Avant (8E5, B6) 3.0, AUDI A4 Avant (8E5, B6) 3.0 quattro View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

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Tools
Replacement: strut mount – AUDI A4 Avant (8E5, B6). Tools you might need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Copper grease
Combination spanner #17
Combination spanner #21
Drive socket # 21
Torx bit T25
HEX bit No.H6.
Wheel impact socket #17
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Adjustable wrench
Hydraulic transmission jack
Wheel chock
Replacement: strut mount – AUDI A4 Avant (8E5, B6). AUTODOC experts recommend:
  • The replacement procedure is identical for the mounts of the right and left shock absorbers of the rear suspension.
  • Both mounts of the rear shock struts should be replaced simultaneously.
  • Be sure to replace all self-locking nuts and bolts during installation.
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Replacement: strut mount – AUDI A4 Avant (8E5, B6). Take the following steps:
  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.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Warning! To avoid injury, hold the wheel while unscrewing the fastening bolts. AUDI A4 Avant (8E5, B6)
  4. Step 5
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    Remove the wheel.
  5. Step 6
    Clean the shock absorber fasteners. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
    Step 7
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    Unscrew the lower fastener of the shock absorber. Use a combination spanner #21. Use a drive socket #21. Use a ratchet wrench.
  6. Step 8
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    Support the arm. Use a hydraulic transmission jack.
  7. Step 9
    Remove the fastening bolt.
    Step 10
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    Unscrew and remove the wheel arch cover fasteners. Use Torx T25. Use a ratchet wrench.
  8. Step 11
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    Remove the wheel arch cover.
  9. Step 12
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    Unscrew the upper fastener of the shock absorber. Use HEX No.H6. Use a ratchet wrench.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Important! Hold the shock absorber while unscrewing the fastening bolts. AUDI A4 Avant (8E5, B6)
  10. Step 13
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    Remove the shock absorber.
  11. Step 14
    Clean the shock absorber rod fastener. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
    Step 15
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    Remove the shock absorber piston rod fastening. Use a combination spanner #17. Use an adjustable wrench.
  12. Step 16
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    Remove the top mount.
  13. Step 17
    Remove the shock absorber dust cap and the bump stop.
    Step 18
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    Install the new mount, boot, and bump stop on the shock absorber.
  14. Step 19
    Step-by-step recommendations for DIY replacement Audi A4 B6 Avant 2002 2.5 TDI Strut Mount
    Screw the shock strut piston rod upper fastening. Use a combination spanner #17. Use an adjustable wrench. Use a torque wrench. Tighten it to 25 Nm torque.
  15. Step 20
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    Clean the shock absorber mounting seats. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
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