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, AUDI A4 Avant (8E5, B6) 2.0 FSI, AUDI A4 Avant (8E5, B6) 1.8 T, 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) 1.9 TDI, AUDI A4 Avant (8E5, B6) 3.0 View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change rear wheel bearing / rear hub bearing on AUDI A4 B6 (8E5) [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

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All the parts you need to replace – Wheel Bearing for A4 Avant (8E5, B6) and other AUDI models
Tools
Replacement: wheel bearing – Audi A4 B6 Avant. List of the tools you'll need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
All-purpose cleaning spray
Brake cleaner
Copper grease
Combination spanner #13
Combination spanner #15
Drive socket # 13
HEX bit no.H8.
HEX bit no.H19.
Wheel impact socket #17
Brake caliper wind back tool
Torque wrench
Tap wrench
Rubber mallet
Hammer
Crow bar
Wheel chock
Replacement: wheel bearing – Audi A4 B6 Avant. AUTODOC recommends:
  • Do not re-use the bearing assembly of your Audi A4 B6 Avant car.
  • The wheel hub bearing replacement procedure is identical for both wheels on the same axle.
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Replacement: wheel bearing – Audi A4 B6 Avant. 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
    Changing Wheel Bearing on AUDI A4 Avant (8E5, B6) 1.8 T 2004 by yourself
    Unscrew the wheel bolts.
    Replacement: wheel bearing – Audi A4 B6 Avant. Tip:
    To avoid injury, hold up the wheel when unscrewing the bolts.
  5. Step 5
    How to remove AUDI A4 2.5 TDI 2001 Wheel Bearing - online easy-to-follow instructions
    Remove the wheel.
  6. Step 6
    How to replace Wheel Bearing on AUDI A4 Avant (8E5, B6) 2002: download PDF manuals and video instructions
    Clean the brake caliper fasteners. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  7. Step 7
    How hard is it to do yourself: Wheel Bearing replacement on Audi A4 B6 Avant 1.8 T quattro 2003 - download illustrated guide
    Unscrew the brake caliper fastening. Use a combination spanner #13. Use a combination spanner #15.
  8. Step 8
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    Remove the brake caliper. Use a crowbar.
    Replacement: wheel bearing – Audi A4 B6 Avant. AUTODOC experts recommend:
    Tie the caliper to the suspension or to the body with a wire without disconnecting from the brake hose to prevent depressurization of the brake system.Make sure that the brake caliper is not hanging on the brake hose.Don't press the brake pedal after the brake caliper has been removed. As a result, the piston can fall out from the brake cylinder, and brake fluid leakage and depressurization of the system may occur. Check the brake caliper bracket, brake caliper guide pins and boots. Clean them. Replace, if necessary.
  9. Step 9
    Changing of Wheel Bearing on Audi A4 B6 Avant 2001 won't be an issue if you follow this illustrated step-by-step guide
    Remove the brake pads. Use a crowbar.
  10. Step 10
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    Clean the brake caliper bracket fasteners. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  11. Step 11
    Replacing Wheel Bearing on Audi A4 B6 Avant 2003 1.9 TDI by yourself
    Unscrew the caliper bracket fastening. Use HEX No.H8.
  12. Step 12
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    Remove the caliper bracket.
  13. Step 13
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    Clean the brake disc fasteners. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  14. Step 14
    Step-by-step recommendations for DIY replacement Audi A4 B6 Avant 2002 2.5 TDI Wheel Bearing
    Remove the retaining ring. Use a crowbar.
  15. Step 15
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    Remove the brake disc.
  16. Step 16
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    Remove the hub bearing protection cap. Use a hammer. Use a crowbar.
    Replacement: wheel bearing – Audi A4 B6 Avant. Tip from AUTODOC:
    Some cars are not equipped with wheel hub caps.
  17. Step 17
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    Unscrew the hub bearing mounting. Use HEX No.H19. Use a tap wrench.
  18. Step 18
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    Remove the fastening bolt.
  19. Step 19
    Changing Wheel Bearing on AUDI A4 Avant (8E5, B6) 1.8 T 2004 by yourself
    Remove the hub and the bearing together, since they are a sealed unit.
  20. Step 20
    How to remove AUDI A4 2.5 TDI 2001 Wheel Bearing - online easy-to-follow instructions
    Clean the hub bearing mounting seat. Use all-purpose cleaning spray.
  21. Step 21
    How to replace Wheel Bearing on AUDI A4 Avant (8E5, B6) 2002: download PDF manuals and video instructions
    Install the new wheel hub with a bearing.
  22. Step 22
    How hard is it to do yourself: Wheel Bearing replacement on Audi A4 B6 Avant 1.8 T quattro 2003 - download illustrated guide
    Install the fastening bolt.
  23. Step 23
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    Tighten the fastener of the wheel hub bearing. Use HEX No.H19. Use a torque wrench. Tighten it to 200 Nm torque.+180°
    Replacement: wheel bearing – Audi A4 B6 Avant. Tip from AUTODOC experts:
    Important! Be sure to use new fasteners.The wheel bearing unit must not tilt on the axle pin.
Comments – 2
  • @user_1828844
    26.08.2023 02:09
    Member
    Excellent guidance.
    • Jessica_L
      28.08.2023 06:13
      Member
      Thanks for your feedback! We are glad that you like our work.
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