When to replace the Poly V-Belt on your AUDI A3
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Serpentine belt : 60000 km
This replacement procedure can be used for:
AUDI A3 Hatchback (8P1) 1.2 TSI View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

This video shows the replacement procedure of a similar car part on another vehicle

All the parts you need to replace – Poly V-Belt for A3 Hatchback (8P1) and other AUDI models
Replacement: serpentine belt – AUDI A3 (8P1). Tools you'll need:
Combination spanner #16
Replacement: serpentine belt – AUDI A3 (8P1). Tip from AUTODOC experts:
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Replacement: serpentine belt – AUDI A3 (8P1). Recommended sequence of steps:
  1. Step 1
    Lift the car using a jack or place it over an inspection pit.
    Step 2
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    Pull aside the V-ribbed belt tensioner pulley. Use a combination spanner #16.
  2. Step 3
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    Remove the V-ribbed belt.
  3. Step 4
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    Return the tensioner pulley to its initial position.
    Replacement: serpentine belt – AUDI A3 (8P1). Tip:
    Check the condition of the tensioner pulley and idler pulley. Replace them if necessary.
  4. Step 5
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    Install the V-ribbed belt.
    Replacement: serpentine belt – AUDI A3 (8P1). AUTODOC recommends:
    Make sure that the V-ribbed belt fits all pulleys snugly.
  5. Step 6
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    Pull aside the V-ribbed belt tensioner pulley. Use a combination spanner #16.
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