When to replace the Poly V-Belt on your AUDI Q5
Recommended replacement interval for the part category V-ribbed belt : 90000 km
This replacement procedure can be used for:
AUDI Q5 (8RB) 2.0 TFSI quattro, AUDI Q5 (8RB) 2.0 TFSI Flexfuel 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 Q5 (8RB) and other AUDI models
Replacement: serpentine belt – AUDI Q5 (8R). List of the tools you'll need:
Combination spanner #16
Fender cover
Replacement: serpentine belt – AUDI Q5 (8R). AUTODOC recommends:
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Replacement: serpentine belt – AUDI Q5 (8R). Recommended sequence of 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
    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.
    Replacement: serpentine belt – AUDI Q5 (8R). Tip:
    Check the condition of the tensioner pulley and idler pulley. Replace them if necessary.
  3. Step 6
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    Return the tensioner pulley to its initial position. Use a combination spanner #16.
  4. Step 7
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    Install the V-ribbed belt.
    Replacement: serpentine belt – AUDI Q5 (8R). AUTODOC experts recommend:
    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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