When to replace the Spark Plug on your AUDI A3
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Spark plug : 6 year / 60000 km
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
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The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

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All the parts you need to replace – Spark Plug for A3 Sportback (8PA) and other AUDI models
Tools
Replacement: spark plugs – Audi A3 8PA. Tools you'll need:
High-temperature anti-seize lubricant
Spark plug socket # 16
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Flat Screwdriver
Round-nose pliers
Fender cover
Replacement: spark plugs – Audi A3 8PA. Professionals recommend:
  • The replacement procedure is the same for all spark plugs.
  • Please note: all work on the car – Audi A3 8PA – should be done with the engine switched off.
Carry out replacement in the following order:
  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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    Remove the engine cover. Use a flat screwdriver.
  4. Step 4
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    Remove the spark plug wire connectors from the spark plug wells. Use round-nose pliers.
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    Be careful to avoid damaging spark plug wires.Remember the sequence of the spark plug wires connectors.
  5. Step 5
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    Clean dirt, dust and debris from inside the spark plug wells.
  6. Step 6
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    Unscrew the spark plugs. Use the spark plug socket #16. Use a ratchet wrench.
  7. Step 7
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    Take out the spark plugs. Use the spark plug socket #16.
  8. Step 8
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    Apply a thin layer of a special high temperature anti-seize lubricant to the threads of the new spark plugs.
  9. Step 9
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    Install the new spark plugs into their mounting seats. Use the spark plug socket #16.
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