Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
AUDI A4 Avant (8ED, B7) 2.0 TDI quattro, AUDI A4 Avant (8ED, B7) 1.6, AUDI A4 Avant (8ED, B7) 2.0, AUDI A4 Avant (8ED, B7) 1.8 T, AUDI A4 Avant (8ED, B7) 1.8 T quattro, AUDI A4 Avant (8ED, B7) 2.0 TFSI, AUDI A4 Avant (8ED, B7) 2.0 TFSI quattro, AUDI A4 Avant (8ED, B7) 3.2 FSI, AUDI A4 Avant (8ED, B7) 3.2 FSI quattro, AUDI A4 Avant (8ED, B7) 1.9 TDI, AUDI A4 Avant (8ED, B7) 2.0 TDI 16V, AUDI A4 Avant (8ED, B7) 2.5 TDI, AUDI A4 Avant (8ED, B7) 3.0 TDI quattro, AUDI A4 Avant (8ED, B7) RS4 quattro, AUDI A4 Avant (8ED, B7) S4 quattro, AUDI A4 Avant (8ED, B7) 2.0 TFSI, AUDI A4 Avant (8ED, B7) 2.0 TFSI quattro, AUDI A4 Avant (8ED, B7) 2.0 TDI, AUDI A4 Avant (8ED, B7) 2.0 TDI quattro, AUDI A4 Avant (8ED, B7) 2.7 TDI, AUDI A4 Avant (8ED, B7) 2.0 TDI, AUDI A4 Avant (8ED, B7) 3.0 TDI quattro, AUDI A4 Avant (8ED, B7) 2.0 TFSI, AUDI A4 Avant (8ED, B7) 3.0 quattro, AUDI A4 Avant (8ED, B7) 3.0, AUDI A4 Avant (8ED, B7) 2.0 TDI, AUDI A4 Avant (8ED, B7) 2.0 TDI, AUDI A4 Avant (8ED, B7) 2.0 TDI quattro, AUDI A4 Avant (8ED, B7) 2.7 TDi, AUDI A4 Avant (8ED, B7) 2.0 TDI View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change rear strut mount on AUDI A4 B7 AVANT [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

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All the parts you need to replace – Strut Mount for A4 Avant (8ED, B7) and other AUDI models
Tools
Replacement: strut mount – Audi A4 B7 Avant. Tools you might need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Copper grease
Combination spanner #17
Combination spanner #21
Drive socket # 13
Drive socket # 21
Torx bit T25
Wheel impact socket #17
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Adjustable wrench
Hammer
Pin punch
Rubber mallet
Hydraulic transmission jack
Wheel chock
Replacement: strut mount – Audi A4 B7 Avant. Tip from AUTODOC experts:
  • 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.
  • Please note: all work on the car – Audi A4 B7 Avant – should be done with the engine switched off.
Carry out replacement in the following order:
  1. Step 1
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    Secure the wheels with chocks.
  2. Step 2
    How to replace AUDI A4 Avant (8ED, B7) 2.0 TDI 2005 Strut Mount - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    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.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Warning! To avoid injury, hold the wheel while unscrewing the fastening bolts. Audi A4 B7 Avant
  5. Step 5
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    Remove the wheel.
  6. Step 6.1
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    Unscrew and remove the wheel arch cover fasteners. Use a drive socket #13.
    Step 6.2
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    Use Torx T25. Use a ratchet wrench.
  7. Step 7
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    Remove the wheel arch cover.
  8. Step 8
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    Clean the shock absorber fasteners. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  9. Step 9
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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.
  10. Step 10
    Replacing Strut Mount on Audi A4 B7 Avant 2004 2.0 TDI by yourself
    Support the arm. Use a hydraulic transmission jack.
  11. Step 11
    A4 Avant (8ED, B7) 2.0 TFSI quattro 2005 Strut Mount DIY replacement workshop manual
    Remove the fastening bolt.
  12. Step 12
    Detach the lower part of the shock absorber. Use a pin punch. Use a hammer.
    Step 13
    Remove the support from under the arm.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Replacement: strut mount – Audi A4 B7 Avant. Lower the transmission jack smoothly, without jerks, to avoid damaging components and mechanisms.
    Step 14
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    Unscrew the upper fastener of the shock absorber. Use a drive socket #13. Use a ratchet wrench.
    Replacement: strut mount – Audi A4 B7 Avant. Tip:
    To avoid injuries, hold the shock absorber when undoing the fastening bolts.
  13. Step 15
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    Remove the shock absorber.
  14. Step 16
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    Clean the shock absorber rod fastener. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  15. Step 17
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    Remove the shock absorber piston rod fastening. Use a combination spanner #17. Use an adjustable wrench.
  16. Step 18
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    Remove the top mount.
  17. Step 19
    Remove the shock absorber dust cap and the bump stop.
    Step 20
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    Install the new mount, boot, and bump stop on the shock absorber.
  18. Step 21
    Changing Strut Mount on AUDI A4 Avant (8ED, B7) 2.0 TDI quattro 2007 by yourself
    Tighten the shock absorber rod nut. Use a combination spanner #17. Use an adjustable wrench. Use a torque wrench. Tighten it to 25 Nm torque.
  19. Step 22
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    Clean the shock absorber mounting seats. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  20. Step 23
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    Place the shock absorber in the wheel arch and secure it.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Important! Hold the shock absorber while screwing in the fastening bolts. Audi A4 B7 Avant
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