Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
AUDI A4 Avant (8K5, B8) 1.8 TFSI, AUDI A4 Avant (8K5, B8) 1.8 TFSI quattro, AUDI A4 Avant (8K5, B8) 3.0 TFSI quattro, AUDI A4 Avant (8K5, B8) 2.0 TDI, AUDI A4 Avant (8K5, B8) 2.0 TDI quattro, AUDI A4 Avant (8K5, B8) 3.0 TDI quattro, AUDI A4 Avant (8K5, B8) 3.0 TDI, AUDI A4 Avant (8K5, B8) 1.8 TFSI, AUDI A4 Avant (8K5, B8) 3.2 FSI quattro, AUDI A4 Avant (8K5, B8) 2.0 TDI, AUDI A4 Avant (8K5, B8) 3.0 TDI quattro, AUDI A4 Avant (8K5, B8) 2.0 TDI, AUDI A4 Avant (8K5, B8) 2.7 TDI, AUDI A4 Avant (8K5, B8) 2.0 TFSI, AUDI A4 Avant (8K5, B8) 1.8 TFSI, AUDI A4 Avant (8K5, B8) 2.0 TFSI, AUDI A4 Avant (8K5, B8) 2.0 TFSI quattro, AUDI A4 Avant (8K5, B8) 1.8 TFSI quattro, AUDI A4 Avant (8K5, B8) S4 quattro, AUDI A4 Avant (8K5, B8) 2.0 TDI, AUDI A4 Avant (8K5, B8) 2.0 TDI quattro, AUDI A4 Avant (8K5, B8) 2.7 TDI, AUDI A4 Avant (8K5, B8) 2.0 TDI, AUDI A4 Avant (8K5, B8) 2.0 TDI, AUDI A4 Avant (8K5, B8) 3.2 FSI, AUDI A4 Avant (8K5, B8) 2.0 TDI quattro, AUDI A4 Avant (8K5, B8) 2.0 TFSI flexible fuel, AUDI A4 Avant (8K5, B8) 2.0 TFSI flexible fuel quattro, AUDI A4 Avant (8K5, B8) 3.0 TDI quattro, AUDI A4 Avant (8K5, B8) RS4 quattro, AUDI A4 Avant (8K5, B8) 2.0 TFSI, AUDI A4 Avant (8K5, B8) 2.0 TFSI quattro, AUDI A4 Avant (8K5, B8) 2.0 TDI, AUDI A4 Avant (8K5, B8) 2.0 TDI quattro, AUDI A4 Avant (8K5, B8) 2.0 TDI, AUDI A4 Avant (8K5, B8) 2.0 TDI quattro, AUDI A4 Avant (8K5, B8) 3.0 TDI View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

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Tools
Replacement: rear upper arm – AUDI A4 Avant (8K5, B8). List of the tools you'll need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Copper grease
Combination spanner #18
Drive socket # 18
Wheel impact socket #17
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Hydraulic transmission jack
Wheel chock
Replacement: rear upper arm – AUDI A4 Avant (8K5, B8). AUTODOC recommends:
  • The replacement procedure is identical for the right and left upper control arms.
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Replacement: rear upper arm – AUDI A4 Avant (8K5, B8). Recommended sequence of 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.
    Replacement: rear upper arm – AUDI A4 Avant (8K5, B8). 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 all joints of the arm. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  6. Step 7
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    Make a mark on the camber adjustment bolt.
  7. Step 8
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    Support the arm. Use a hydraulic transmission jack.
  8. Step 9
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    Unscrew the arm fastening from the subframe. Use a combination spanner #18. Use a drive socket #18. Use a ratchet wrench.
  9. Step 10
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    Unscrew the fastener connecting the control arm to the rear knuckle. Use a drive socket #18. Use a ratchet wrench.
  10. Step 11
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    Remove the fastening bolts.
  11. Step 12
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    Remove the rear upper arm.
  12. Step 13
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    Clean the mounting seats and the thread of the suspension arm. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  13. Step 14
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    Mount the rear upper arm.
    Replacement: rear upper arm – AUDI A4 Avant (8K5, B8). AUTODOC experts recommend:
    During the installation process, use only new bolts and nuts.Do not damage the ball joint cover.
  14. Step 15
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    Install the fastening bolts.
  15. Step 16
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    Screw in the fastener that connects the control arm to the rear knuckle. Use a drive socket #18. Use a ratchet wrench.
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