When to replace the Poly V-Belt on your AUDI A3
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Serpentine belt : 30000 km
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
AUDI A3 Saloon (8VS, 8VM) 1.4 TFSI, AUDI A3 Saloon (8VS, 8VM) 1.2 TFSI, AUDI A3 Saloon (8VS, 8VM) 1.4 TFSI, AUDI A3 Saloon (8VS, 8VM) 1.4 TFSI 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

Tools
Replacement: serpentine belt – AUDI A3 Limousine (8VS). List of the tools you'll need:
Combination spanner #16
Fender cover
Replacement: serpentine belt – AUDI A3 Limousine (8VS). AUTODOC experts recommend:
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Replacement: serpentine belt – AUDI A3 Limousine (8VS). Use the following procedure:
  1. Step 1
    Open the hood.
    Step 2
    Use a fender protection cover to prevent damaging paintwork and plastic parts of the car.
    Step 3
    Lift the car using a jack or place it over an inspection pit.
    Step 4
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    Pull aside the V-ribbed belt tensioner pulley. Use a combination spanner #16.
  2. Step 5
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    Remove the V-ribbed belt.
  3. Step 6
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    Return the tensioner pulley to its initial position.
    Replacement: serpentine belt – AUDI A3 Limousine (8VS). Tip:
    Check the condition of the tensioner pulley and idler pulley. Replace them if necessary.
  4. Step 7
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    Install the V-ribbed belt.
    Replacement: serpentine belt – AUDI A3 Limousine (8VS). AUTODOC recommends:
    Make sure that the V-ribbed belt fits all pulleys snugly.
  5. Step 8
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    Pull aside the V-ribbed belt tensioner pulley. Use a combination spanner #16.
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