When to replace the Poly V-Belt on your AUDI A4
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Serpentine belt : 5 year / 120000 km
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
AUDI A4 Saloon (8D2, B5) 1.8, AUDI A4 Saloon (8D2, B5) 1.8 T, AUDI A4 Saloon (8D2, B5) 1.8 quattro, AUDI A4 Saloon (8D2, B5) 1.8 T quattro, AUDI A4 Saloon (8D2, B5) 1.8 T quattro, AUDI A4 Saloon (8D2, B5) 1.8 T, AUDI A4 Saloon (8D2, B5) 1.8, AUDI A4 Saloon (8D2, B5) 1.8 quattro, AUDI A4 Saloon (8D2, B5) 1.6, AUDI A4 Saloon (8D2, B5) 1.6 View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change serpentine belt on AUDI A4 B5 Saloon [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

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All the parts you need to replace – Poly V-Belt for A4 Saloon (8D2, B5) and other AUDI models
Tools
Replacement: serpentine belt – Audi A4 B5 saloon. Tools you might need:
Combination spanner #17
HEX bit No.H5
HEX bit No.H7
Ratchet wrench
Fender cover
AUTODOC recommends:
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Replacement: serpentine belt – Audi A4 B5 saloon. Recommended sequence of steps:
  1. Step 1
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    Open the hood.
  2. Step 2
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    Use a fender protection cover to prevent damaging paintwork and plastic parts of the car.
  3. Step 3
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    Unscrew the engine cover fastener. Use HEX No.H5. Use a ratchet wrench.
  4. Step 4
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    Remove the engine cover.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Replacement: serpentine belt – Audi A4 B5 saloon. Do not use excessive force when removing the part as this may damage it.
  5. Step 5
    How to remove AUDI A4 1.8 T quattro 1998 Poly V-Belt - online easy-to-follow instructions
    Lift the car using a jack or place it over an inspection pit.
  6. Step 6
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    Loosen the fastener of the AC compressor belt tensioner pulley. Use HEX No.H7. Use a ratchet wrench.
  7. Step 7
    Remove the V belt.
    Replacement: serpentine belt – Audi A4 B5 saloon. Professionals recommend:
    Check the condition of the tensioner pulley and idler pulley. Replace them if necessary.
    Step 8
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    Pull aside the V-ribbed belt tensioner pulley. Use a combination spanner #17.
  8. Step 9
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    Remove the V-ribbed belt.
    Replacement: serpentine belt – Audi A4 B5 saloon. Tip:
    Check the condition of the tensioner pulley and idler pulley. Replace them if necessary.
  9. Step 10
    Changing of Poly V-Belt on Audi A4 B5 1994 won't be an issue if you follow this illustrated step-by-step guide
    Return the tensioner pulley to its initial position.
  10. Step 11
    Install the V-ribbed belt.
    Step 12
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    Pull aside the V-ribbed belt tensioner pulley. Use a combination spanner #17.
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