When to replace the Spark Plug on your AUDI A6
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.

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

All the parts you need to replace – Spark Plug for A6 Avant (4G5, 4GD, C7) and other AUDI models
Tools
Replacement: spark plugs – AUDI A6 Avant (4G5, C7, 4GD). 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 A6 Avant (4G5, C7, 4GD). AUTODOC experts recommend:
  • The replacement procedure is the same for all spark plugs.
  • Please note: all work on the car – AUDI A6 Avant (4G5, C7, 4GD) – should be done with the engine switched off.
Replacement: spark plugs – AUDI A6 Avant (4G5, C7, 4GD). 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 A6 Avant (4G5, C7, 4GD). 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 A6 Avant (4G5, C7, 4GD). 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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