When to replace the Poly V-Belt on your AUDI CABRIOLET
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Serpentine belt : 120000 km
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
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The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

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

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Tools
Replacement: serpentine belt – AUDI CABRIOLET (8G7, B4). 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 CABRIOLET (8G7, B4). Recommended sequence of steps:
  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 engine cover fastener. Use HEX No.H5. Use a ratchet wrench.
  2. Step 4
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    Remove the engine cover.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Replacement: serpentine belt – AUDI CABRIOLET (8G7, B4). Do not use excessive force when removing the part as this may damage it.
  3. Step 5
    Lift the car using a jack or place it over an inspection pit.
    Step 6
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    Loosen the fastener of the AC compressor belt tensioner pulley. Use HEX No.H7. Use a ratchet wrench.
  4. Step 7
    Remove the V belt.
    Replacement: serpentine belt – AUDI CABRIOLET (8G7, B4). 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.
  5. Step 9
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    Remove the V-ribbed belt.
    Replacement: serpentine belt – AUDI CABRIOLET (8G7, B4). Tip:
    Check the condition of the tensioner pulley and idler pulley. Replace them if necessary.
  6. Step 10
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    Return the tensioner pulley to its initial position.
  7. 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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