When to replace the Poly V-Belt on your AUDI A3
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Serpentine belt : 60000 km
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
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The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

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All the parts you need to replace – Poly V-Belt for A3 Sportback (8PA) and other AUDI models
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Serpentine belt
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V-Ribbed Belt Set
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Water Pump + V-Ribbed Belt Kit
Tools
Replacement: serpentine belt – Audi A3 8PA. Tools you'll need:
Combination spanner #16
Replacement: serpentine belt – Audi A3 8PA. Tip from AUTODOC experts:
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Replacement: serpentine belt – Audi A3 8PA. Recommended sequence of steps:
  1. Step 1
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    Lift the car using a jack or place it over an inspection pit.
  2. Step 2
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    Pull aside the V-ribbed belt tensioner pulley. Use a combination spanner #16.
  3. Step 3
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    Remove the V-ribbed belt.
  4. Step 4
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    Return the tensioner pulley to its initial position.
    Replacement: serpentine belt – Audi A3 8PA. Tip:
    Check the condition of the tensioner pulley and idler pulley. Replace them if necessary.
  5. Step 5
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    Install the V-ribbed belt.
    Replacement: serpentine belt – Audi A3 8PA. AUTODOC recommends:
    Make sure that the V-ribbed belt fits all pulleys snugly.
  6. Step 6
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    Pull aside the V-ribbed belt tensioner pulley. Use a combination spanner #16.
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