When to replace the Poly V-Belt on your AUDI A4
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Serpentine belt : 30000 km
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
AUDI A4 B7 Convertible (8HE) 1.8 T 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 A4 B7 Convertible (8HE) and other AUDI models
Tools
Replacement: serpentine belt – AUDI A4 B7 Cabrio (8HE). Tools you'll need:
Combination spanner #17
Fender cover
Replacement: serpentine belt – AUDI A4 B7 Cabrio (8HE). Tip from AUTODOC experts:
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Replacement: serpentine belt – AUDI A4 B7 Cabrio (8HE). Take the following steps:
  1. Step 1
    Open the bonnet.
    Step 2
    Use a fender protection cover to prevent damaging paintwork and plastic parts of the car.
    Step 3
    How to change Poly V-Belt on AUDI A4 B7 Cabrio (8HE) 2002 - free PDF and video manuals
    Remove the engine cover.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Replacement: serpentine belt – AUDI A4 B7 Cabrio (8HE). Do not use excessive force when removing the part as this may damage it.
  2. Step 4
    How to replace AUDI A4 B7 Convertible (8HE) 1.8 T 2003 Poly V-Belt - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Pull aside the V-ribbed belt tensioner pulley. Use a combination spanner #17.
  3. Step 5
    AUDI A4 B7 Cabrio (8HE) S4 quattro 2004 Poly V-Belt replacement: free workshop manuals
    Remove the V-ribbed belt.
    Replacement: serpentine belt – AUDI A4 B7 Cabrio (8HE). AUTODOC recommends:
    Check the condition of the tensioner pulley and idler pulley. Replace them if necessary.
  4. Step 6
    Return the tensioner pulley to its initial position. Use a combination spanner #17.
    Step 7
    Changing Poly V-Belt on AUDI A4 B7 Convertible (8HE) S4 quattro 2005 by yourself
    Install the V-ribbed belt.
    Replacement: serpentine belt – AUDI A4 B7 Cabrio (8HE). Tip:
    Make sure that the V-ribbed belt fits all pulleys snugly.
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