When to replace the Spark Plug on your AUDI A5
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Spark plug : 6 year / 60000 km
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
AUDI A5 Sportback (8TA) 2.0 TFSI, AUDI A5 Sportback (8TA) 2.0 TFSI quattro, AUDI A5 Sportback (8TA) 1.8 TFSI, AUDI A5 Sportback (8TA) 2.0 TFSI 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

Tools
Replacement: spark plugs – AUDI A5 Sportback (8TA). Tools you might need:
High-temperature anti-seize lubricant
Torx bit T30
Spark plug socket # 16
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Telescoping magnet
Fender cover
Replacement: spark plugs – AUDI A5 Sportback (8TA). AUTODOC experts recommend:
  • The replacement procedure is the same for all spark plugs.
  • Please note: all work on the car – AUDI A5 Sportback (8TA) – should be done with the engine switched off.
Replacement: spark plugs – AUDI A5 Sportback (8TA). Take the following 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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    Remove the engine cover.
    Replacement: spark plugs – AUDI A5 Sportback (8TA). Tip:
    Raise the engine cover, holding it on two sides simultaneously.Do not apply excessive force when removing the part. Otherwise you may damage it.
  2. Step 4
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    Unscrew the fasteners of the ignition coil harness retainer. Use Torx T30. Use a ratchet wrench.
  3. Step 5
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    Unplug the connectors from the ignition coils.
  4. Step 6
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    Take out the ignition coils from the spark plug wells.
    Replacement: spark plugs – AUDI A5 Sportback (8TA). AUTODOC recommends:
    Remember the sequence of steps for ignition coil demounting.
  5. Step 7
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    Clean dirt, dust and debris from inside the spark plug wells.
  6. Step 8
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    Unscrew the spark plugs. Use the spark plug socket #16. Use a ratchet wrench.
  7. Step 9
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    Take out the spark plugs. Use a telescoping magnet.
  8. Step 10
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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 11
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    Install the new spark plugs into their mounting seats. Use the spark plug socket #16.
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