When to replace the Poly V-Belt on your AUDI A6
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Serpentine belt : 120000 km
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
AUDI A6 Saloon (4A2, C4) 2.8, AUDI A6 Saloon (4A2, C4) 2.8 quattro 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 A6 Saloon (4A2, C4) and other AUDI models
Tools
Replacement: serpentine belt – AUDI A6 (4A, C4). Tools you might need:
Combination spanner #17
Phillips screwdriver
Flat screwdriver
Fender cover
Replacement: serpentine belt – AUDI A6 (4A, C4). AUTODOC recommends:
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Replacement: serpentine belt – AUDI A6 (4A, C4). 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
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    Unscrew the fasteners of the air distribution housing assembly. Use a Phillips screwdriver.
  2. Step 4
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    Remove the air distribution housing assembly.
  3. Step 5
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    Unscrew the engine cover fastener. Use a flat screwdriver.
  4. Step 6
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    Remove the engine cover.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Replacement: serpentine belt – AUDI A6 (4A, C4). Do not use excessive force when removing the part as this may damage it.
  5. Step 7
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    Pull aside the V-ribbed belt tensioner pulley. Use a combination spanner #17.
  6. Step 8
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    Remove the V-ribbed belt.
    Replacement: serpentine belt – AUDI A6 (4A, C4). Tip from AUTODOC:
    Check the condition of the tensioner pulley and idler pulley. Replace them if necessary.
  7. Step 9
    Return the tensioner pulley to its initial position.
    Step 10
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    Install the V-ribbed belt.
  8. Step 11
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    Pull aside the V-ribbed belt tensioner pulley. Use a combination spanner #17.
  9. Step 12
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    Place the serpentine belt on the crankshaft pulley.
    Replacement: serpentine belt – AUDI A6 (4A, C4). Tip:
    Make sure that the V-ribbed belt fits all pulleys snugly. Make sure that the V-ribbed belt is properly tensioned.
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